Another favourite Christmas gift from the annals of tech time

In the last half of the previous century, technology was simpler. Computer circuits were just coming into their own on a piece of silicone called an IC, or Integrated Circuit – a chip. Budding young hobbyists wanting to learn this arcane art of electronics had one great omnibus took to help them out… …more



This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techblog. Check out the full post here.


3 books I’d give as Christmas presents

I’m spending much more time in malls and shops this month — must be the season.  One of my favourite places to spend time is a book shop. Any book shop. Something about them just make me happy.

This year, I spotted three books that I’m considering either giving or getting for myself, just ’cause they’re so darn cool, for various reasons (Amazon affiliate links):

So I’m curious, what books would you like to give (or get) this Christmas?