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Learn the basics of coding with Minecraft

By Lee Sands / 18th November 2015 at 13:24

The good folks over at have some great tools for teaching the basics of coding to anyone willing to learn. They have browser based, bite size (1 hour long) sessions that use pop culture references to engage anyone wanting to get involved.The sessions are free for anyone to use and there are also a wealth […]


The Internet of Things

By Lee Sands / 17th November 2015 at 16:35

I am keen to embrace  the new smart home gadgets that are appearing. I am curious to see if they can deliver on the benefits they claim to bring. Will they be able to reduce my energy bills? Can they help me to manage my home and even succeed in such lofty ambitions as to […]


My Smart Home Adventure

By Lee Sands / 17th November 2015 at 12:45

There is a fast growing group of products that aim to make your life easier by reducing the burden of everyday tasks, connecting to each other in clever ways and allowing you to easily manage your home from anywhere with an internet connection. These “Smart Home” products bill themselves as time and money saving in […]


OneDrive for Business Map as network drive

By Lee Sands / 19th May 2015 at 16:12

Almost a year ago Microsoft announced that Office 365 tenants were going to have their OneDrive for Business storage increased to a massive 1TB per user. We had already embraced the cloud and moved our aging Exchange 2003 installation over the free Exchange Online licence available to all UK education establishments. I mean why wouldn’t […]