Posts tagged ‘phone’

October 28, 2018

Changing Times

by duncanr

September 1, 2018

in Kenya, Fishermen use Condoms to . . .

by duncanr

. . . no, not to make water bombs

they’ve come up with a novel use for condoms that could save lives – though they sometimes have a hard time convincing a suspicious wife or girlfriend of the reason they carry a condom in their pocket

full explanation here –

August 20, 2018

Scanning a Homeless Person

by duncanr

this is a novel idea – interesting to see if trial is judged a success and the scheme is then rolled out more widely

August 8, 2018

Photography ‘Dead’ ?

by duncanr

February 20, 2018

Where’s the Phone?

by duncanr

we’ve all done it at some time – lost our phone and tried to find it by having someone call our number (or doing it ourself from another phone) and tracking the sound of the ringing tone

took a while though for this missing phone to be located

October 26, 2017

Wine Label Warning

by duncanr


July 1, 2017

The Birth of the Camera Phone

by duncanr

On June 11th, 1997, Philippe Kahn created the first camera phone . . .

May 26, 2017

Talking to God

by duncanr

since time immemorial, there have been shaman/priests/charlatans/con artists (call them what you will) who have sought power, wealth, influence over their fellows by claiming a special relationship with their god – presenting themselves as an intermediary between that god and folk less favoured than themselves

such blessed individuals are with us still – but the means by which they communicate with and receive guidance from their god is somewhat different now from what it was previously –

May 7, 2017

Geez a Joab

by duncanr

a Scottish burglar calls the Job Centre for a job . . .

March 28, 2017

Crafty Cops

by duncanr

in the UK, the penalty for using a phone while driving has recently been made more severe – if caught doing so, the miscreant can be banned from driving or fined up to £1000 with six points on their license

despite this, every day I see folk driving with one hand on the wheel, the other with a phone glued to their ear because the risk of actually being caught is so low

what’s needed is for police forces across the country to adopt this cunning plan employed by Devon police –