Category Archives: Science and Technology

BSL and Grampian Health Board’s Consultation

By: A.C.

I cannot even imagine what a sensory deprivation is like. To be deprived of one’s sight or hearing and having to live in world which is operating for those who have little or no sensory impairment or deprivation, is beyond my comprehension or imagination.Read More

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iPlayer Changes

By: A.C.

I would guess that many of our readers watch TV through tablets, iPads,  mobile phones, or other devices, using the BBC iPlayer. Catch–Up TV is very popular as a serial can now be watched at any time after broadcast.Read More

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Windows 10

By: A.C.

Has anybody taken up the free upgrade to Windows 10?

I did, and I lasted a day and then reverted back to Windows 8.1 Even though I dislike its annoying features. I then did a bit of digging on the Internet at various forums set up to discuss the new Windows 10.Read More

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Motor Neurone Disease Communications Campaign

By: A.C.

Motor Neurone Disease is a name given to group of similar conditions. These illnesses cause damage to the nerves called Motor Neurones, and the disease is increasingly debilitating until organs or muscles that support life no longer work.

Not everyone is affected in exactly the same way, but about 88% of those who have the disease find that their speech is affected and communication becomes impossible.Read More

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New Malware Warning

By: A.C.

How many of us go a little glassy –eyed when some new computer malware is announced? This week, the National Crime Agency’s Cyber Crime Unit scored a very large victory when, along with Police Agencies in Europe, it shut down and forced offline a particularly insidious and nasty piece of malware that has infected thousands of Windows machines in the UK, and about three million computers worldwide.Read More

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