Formula One: What is a speed trap?

Formula One: What is a speed trap?

A friend recently asked me what a speed trap is, in terms of F1. The speed trap is the fastest point on the racing circuit. It is generally towards the end of the longest straight, and just before the breaking point of the corner. The speed trap is used to obtain and compare the fastest speeds amongst drivers. This snippet from formula1.com shows the speed trap of the Valencia circuit (the yellow spot) – it’s …

Continue reading →

Brilliant countdown timer to the Canadian F1 Grand Prix

Brilliant countdown timer to the Canadian F1 Grand Prix

It’s the 2010 Canadian F1 Grand Prix this weekend, whilst browsing a few F1 sites I spotted this awesome little countdown timer on the McLaren website: (click to see it larger) See it for yourself here whilst it’s still live on the McLaren site

Continue reading →

Pendulum – Immersion

Pendulum – Immersion

The new Pendulum album “Immersion” is awesome – i’ve been listening to it all week, favourite tracks are: Self vs Self (ft. In Flames) The Vulture In Flames are one of my favourite bands so I was crazy-excited when I originally heard they were featuring on one of the new pendulum tracks, it doesn’t disappoint . The new album is still very much electronic/vocal similar to “In Silico” (2008), however there are some good DnB …

Continue reading →

Sunset in Cambridge

Sunset in Cambridge

The sun sets so late this time of year, it’s great to come home and still have a few hours of light after work. This shot was taken from our balcony, the trees overlook the bank of the river cam, the sun peeking out behind them. Click through for a larger size on my Flickr

Continue reading →

F1 Championship 2010, go Lewis.

F1 Championship 2010, go Lewis.

It’s a couple of days after the Turkish GP, and the first win of the year for Hamilton. I’ve really been enjoying Formula One again the past few years, here’s a few reasons why. BBC Since the BBC took over F1 coverage again in 2009, quality of coverage has gone up by a factor of 10. Fundamentally, the lack of ad breaks leaves the coverage less dis-jointed. The coverage seems much more personal this year …

Continue reading →

Cake.

Cake.

A new patisserie opened in cambridge on bridge street, i’ve been a couple of times and their cake is heart-attack inducingly good. Click.

Continue reading →

The ad that the Financial Times wouldn’t publish.

Share the ad that the Financial Times wouldn’t publish and make sure as many people as possible see it.

Continue reading →

Cupcakes.

My top two bookmarks in firefox are for cupcake blogs. I don’t think people appreciate cupcakes/muffins enough. I’m spreading the love/obesity. Cupcake Blog Cupcake Project

Continue reading →

Threadcakes Competition

An amazing entry into the recent Threadcakes competition, a sped-up video diary of the creation. Also, how amazing does the Winning cake look? From GOOD, and Threadcakes.

Continue reading →

VNC Enterprise Edition E4.5 Released

Stolen faithfully from the news section on the RealVNC website.. VNC Enterprise Edition Version 4.5 Released Tuesday May 12th, 2009 RealVNC is pleased to announce the release of Version 4.5 of VNC Enterprise Edition. Customers with support and maintenance cover are eligible for a free upgrade. This release, for Windows, Unix and Mac OS X platforms, includes the following major new features and enhancements: Printing – print files to the default printer attached to the …

Continue reading →