In 1991 I took my children to the famous Wembley stadium to see our favourite football team Nottingham Forest play in the FA Cup Final of that year. It was not a happy day as we lost to Tottenham Hotspur 2-1. But I wanted a permanent memento of the occasion, so my wife who was left at home while the four of us went to London, recorded the game on our television VHS video recorder.
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Monday, 18 May 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
The UK’s upper tier of Parliament – the House of Lords, has recently passed a bill to bring in regulations governing the packaging of tobacco products, becoming the second EU government to take this step. The members of the House of Lords agreed new regulations after debating the benefits of introducing plain packaging, including reducing the attractiveness of the packets and making health warnings more visible.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
When Benny Landa’s team started to commercialise the Nanography® process, they knew that they had a great opportunity to begin from the ground up with the press design.
“You can’t judge a book by its cover“ is a popular saying, usually meaning that you cannot judge a person’s character by their outward appearance. However when it comes to the world of books, it has a huge bearing on the success of the publication.
Monday, 27 April 2015 | By Gerry Mulvaney
The giant US IT Group Cisco has just published a report about the Internet of Everything (IoE) highlighting a number of trends that will have an impact on all of us. Like other reports, they also predict that the IoE will be big business and impact all walks of life.
I was sitting in a room in Kyoto when I first realised that you could not believe everything you saw in pictures. It was about 1987 and I was a guest of Dainippon Screen at their Japanese R&D facility, seeing their new and very expensive digital imaging system for the first time.
I have got a glass jar in my shed which is full of those essential nuts, bolts, screws and nails that men accumulate and never throw away, because they need them at some point in the future. As my wife regularly points out, the contents seem to increase rather than decrease over time so the theory appears to be flawed. When I turn the subject to her wardrobe and suggest a similarity, the conversation is brought to an abrupt halt.