I've had two emails from the so-called World Trade Register, trying to separate me from €3,000 - it's easy to fall into this trap so here's what to watch out for in a scam that goes back several years. Read more in Web & Tech...
I've had a skinful of tiresome unsolicited calls selling telecoms packages recently - if you're like me, you hate being disturbed by these intrusive calls, so here are some pointers to help deal with them. More in Stopping Nuisance Phone Calls.
In Hobby Electronics I've posted the second chapter describing my evolution in hobby electronics. I've located the original prototypes from the 1970's and uploaded PDF reprints of them along with colour photos and a write-up in a separate PDF. I'm gradually going through all the projects that I published over the years. Read more in Hobby Electronics.
Not only have I worked in electronics and publishing but consumer product design too. I created what is now the world's No. 1 400ml Teflon® spray lube for cycles. You can read the background story of TF2 in my cycling section.
I've started writing up a potted history of how I came into hobby electronics and magazine writing. It's a multipart posting relating my earliest interests up until the present day. I include background details of some of my constructional projects and educational electronics series that I often co-wrote for Everyday Electronics. You can learn more in my Hobby Electronics section.