29 03, 2016

Useful Settings for Asus RT-AC87U

By |2017-01-06T16:00:59+00:00March 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Technical|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately the Asus documentation for the Asus RT-AC87U router is a little light for some things. It’s an amazing router though, so below are some of the things I had to figure out over the last months that I thought might be good to share. […]

11 02, 2016

Handling Skype for Business Telephone Number Allocation

By |2016-02-13T00:10:25+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Technical|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

With the recent implementation of on premise Skype for Business as the new telephone system at the Victoria and Albert Museum, one of the challenges that we faced was keeping track of direct dials and extensions and managing how they are issued. This challenge is likely present in many telephone systems, whether they be on [...]

8 02, 2016

Restructuring Website Content

By |2017-01-06T16:00:59+00:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Technical, Website|Tags: , |1 Comment

I have spent some time to restructure the website. One of the key things I have realised based on what pages are most in demand and what I am trying to most portray is that the old layout did not tally with my objectives. It was actually quite interesting to learn that the most visited [...]

28 01, 2015

Failure during demotion of domain controller

By |2017-01-06T16:01:00+00:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Guides, Technical, Work|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Scenario: During the demotion of a domain controller, when we run dcpromo to start the process we quickly encountered an error “The directory service is missing mandatory configuration information, and is unable to determine the ownership of floating single-master operation roles.” which interrupts the demotion process. […]

9 09, 2014

Pebble watch after one year

By |2017-01-06T16:01:00+00:00September 9th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Technical|Tags: , |0 Comments

Having waited over a year on a waiting list to get my Pebble watch, I have been using it every day for a year now and have learned several things and had a pretty good experience with it, even with the screen corruption I will mention in detail later. [...]

23 12, 2013

Website changes

By |2017-01-06T16:01:02+00:00December 23rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, London, Technical, Website|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

I have made a few updates on this website and also on which add a couple of extra features as well as updating the wordpress and plugin versions so everything is in good shape. I had neglected this blog for a while so want to spend more time on it now things are settling [...]

10 05, 2013

Two-factor authentication issue

By |2016-01-25T20:57:34+00:00May 10th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Gaming, Technical|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This morning I started setting up two-factor authentication for my Microsoft account. They support the Google authenticator application on Android however I stumbled on a major design flaw. If you have registered with Microsoft with a Google Account email address when you scan the QR code the default name of the code is your email address which [...]

10 04, 2013

Map of free parking in Bath (Discontinued)

By |2017-01-06T16:01:04+00:00April 10th, 2013|Categories: Bath, Blog, Technical, Travel|Tags: , , , |30 Comments

As the high ups in our council have decided that Victoria Park should become pay and display from possibly mid 2013 onwards, I found that as I don’t drive and live in the Central Zone I am not eligible for visitor parking permit so friends and family now have no where to park (cheaply) when they [...]

29 01, 2013

TapChat on Raspberry Pi

By |2017-01-06T16:01:05+00:00January 29th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the things I have been working on lately is trying to get TapChat to work on Raspberry Pi so I can use my Raspberry Pi as a IRC bouncer for my Galaxy Nexus. The idea is I can then leave the low power Raspberry Pi turned on somewhere keeping me connected to #volt [...]

16 10, 2012

Windows 8 Thoughts

By |2017-01-06T16:01:06+00:00October 16th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Technical|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

So I have been using Windows 8 for about three weeks now as it was made available early for Microsoft Technet Subscribers. I feel I should post my thoughts about Windows 8 and how I have used it for my gaming machine. Before I start, I will say I see faults with the operating system and I [...]