[Academic Tech] Surface Go – A near perfect companion device

I bought myself a Surface Go (8Gb/128Gb) a few weeks ago, and I’ve had it long enough now to pass judgment. As I noted in my ‘hardware I use’ post, I was previously using a Surface Pro 3, until I sadly dropped it on the hard floor after a lecture. To be honest, I’d been... Continue Reading →

[Academic Tech] Free software I use (2014)

Being a computery type of palaeontologist, a lot of what I do requires pretty specialist software, and ideally pretty beefy hardware. Being from Yorkshire, I begrudge paying the exceedingly large amounts of money that a lot of the professional software packages demand. But there are better reasons for my thriftiness – using freely available software... Continue Reading →


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