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I'm a 50 year old PLC programmer from Burnley, UK. I severed my time as an electrician in the baking industry and soon got involved with the up and coming technology of PLC's. Initially this was all based in the Uk but as the years went by I have gradually worked my way around the globe. At first it was mainly Mitsubishi with a bit of Modicon thrown in but these days the industry leaders seem to be the Allen Bradley range of PLC and HMI’s.

iOS 12 is all about making your phone work better

The pace of iOS innovation has been so intense that even Apple couldn’t keep up. In some ways, iOS 11’s main feature was that it was packed with bugs, with autocorrect bugs, messages arriving out of order and the Calculator app not calculating properly. iOS 12 is a nice change ...

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VW Golf SV GT 2018 review – Price, specs and road test

VOLKSWAGON The new VW Golf SV GT The proliferation of crossovers in showrooms might have left the old-school estate car with some load-lugging appeal but what about the mid-sized people-carriers such as this Volkswagen Golf SV? There’s no doubt that the original Renault Scenic had lots of appeal for its ...

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Amaysim chief departs for Foxtel

Amaysim Australia CEO Julian Ogrin (Image: Ken Butti) Amaysim co-founder Peter O’Connell will be CEO on July 1, following the departure of current CEO and MD Julian Ogrin for Foxtel. Ogrin joined the company in 2013, and has been in the role of CEO since 2015. In a statement, Ogrin ...

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Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle ...

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Bag Week 2018: WP Standard’s Rucksack goes the distance

WP Standard – formerly called Whipping Post Leather – makes rugged leather bags, totes, and briefcases and their Rucksack is one of my favorites. Designed to look like something a Pony Express rider would slip on for a visit to town, this $275 satchel is sturdy, handsome, and ages surprisingly ...

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Facebook prototypes tool to show how many minutes you spend on it

Are you ready for some scary numbers? After months of Mark Zuckerberg talking about how “Protecting our community is more important than maximizing our profits,” Facebook is preparing to turn that commitment into a Time Well Spent product. Buried in Facebook’s Android app is an unreleased “Your Time on Facebook” ...

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