Aled Treharne on February 22nd, 2010

Over the past 6 years we’ve seen technology change our lives. I’m probably an unusually early adopter of a lot of technologies because I work in the field, but I wonder how other people have found technology helping them in a medical aspect. At home, I’ve used the Internet to learn – googling unknown terms, […]

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Aled Treharne on January 14th, 2010

There’s a big push in the emergency services to get information out to the front line, to the people who really need it. PC Copperfield has emigrated to Canada where the police seem to have a better handle on process and communications to the front line. Access to all kinds of data is useful when […]

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Aled Treharne on January 20th, 2009

Those of you reading this via RSS probably won’t notice, but I’ve upgraded to the latest version of WordPress and I’ve also fiddled with the theme a little. I figured it was time for a bit of a change. If anything’s broken please let me know and I’ll fix it.

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Aled Treharne on January 12th, 2009

I have problems with keyboards. I’m fussy. If I don’t get fussy, my wrists complain. So at work, I prodded and was duly presented with my choice of natural keyboards and I ordered a Microsoft one. Although I don’t particularly like providing such a huge company with money (I like supporting the little guy) this […]

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Aled Treharne on December 30th, 2008

Back in August, I wrote about the project that’s underway to redo the team website. Mainly because I’ve been very busy with other things in life, very little progress has been made up until about a week ago. Last week I left Wales on Christmas Eve to head down to Sean’s in Hertfordshire and found […]

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Aled Treharne on August 2nd, 2008

With my own personal website toddling along quite nicely, we’ve been looking recently at the Mountain Rescue team’s website ( It’s been several years now since we rolled out that website – technology’s moved on a bit, someone released the next version of the web (avoid 2.1, it’s very buggy) and to be honest, although […]

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Aled Treharne on July 4th, 2008

A geeky post for once. For those of you who use a flavour of Unix and need to do so remotely, you’ve probably come across screen (if you haven’t, go read). I use screen lots – for example, my IM client is a command-line curses-based client (centerim) running in a screen. This means that when […]

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Aled Treharne on February 14th, 2008

I’ve had a livejournal account for some time now and although I post all my articles to my blog, I have a WordPress plugin that automagically syncronises the two accounts. This is ideal. I’m also part of a community known as UKNOT. UKNOT has an RSS aggregator that grabs a bunch of blogs and presents them […]

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Aled Treharne on January 31st, 2008

There’s an interesting article on the Asterisk VoIP News site. It appears as though the German government has been discussing the use of a “Skype Capture Unit” made by DigiTask. A trojan horse-style piece of software, it sits on your PC and sends copies of your Skype conversations to a remote server. In principle, I […]

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Aled Treharne on January 24th, 2008

Arse, that is not all in fact. Today I stumbled across a new geektoy. While quickly documenting my workspace for Pixel Rigs (a flickr pool started by Rands), I started reading the others and came across Synergy. Now you can have one keyboard, mouse and pastebuffer across multiple machines (each with its own monitor). It’s […]

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