An open letter to Lenovo

Dear Lenovo - Congratulations on making some of the best and most rugged laptops available; buying IBM's PC business was a good idea (even if you have been dogged by Japanese suppliers' ineptitude at battery manufacturing). However, now that your machines no longer fall under the IBM umbrella, there are a couple of bizarre Big … Continue reading An open letter to Lenovo

Happy Cyril’s Day

Today is the feast day of Saint Cyril, who baptised the Slavs and invented an amusingly incomprehensible alphabet. Nice one, Cyril. What's that? You say he's not the only saint whose feast day is today? You're right: it's also the feast day of Cyril's brother Methodius. I wonder why it got called the Cyrillic alphabet … Continue reading Happy Cyril’s Day