Because you end up with all sorts of problems if you don’t know what you’re doing. “You shouldn’t use technology that you don’t understand.” At first glance, this stance doesn’t sound unreasonable. In fact, it seems totally logical. How can you use something if you don’t understand it? However, when you start to think about what it is to “understand” something, you realise that it’s not that simple. Continue Reading
So, this week was the last week of my traineeship. It’s all over now. This year really has been such a good experience, in so many ways. Not only did I get to try out working in IT, but I got practical experience in a range of areas, I got a qualification to go with it, and I had a generally good time doing it. I’m really happy that I did it and proud that I got through the Cert 3, and I think what I’ve learnt this year will serve me well going into the future.
So, for most of this year, I’ve had an iPad on loan from the House, so that I could share in the iPad experience, and better support them. Now that the year, and my traineeship, is nearly over, I have to hand it back and I’m left with a few questions: Was the iPad actually any good? Did I actually use it? Am I going to miss it? Do I want to buy one, now that I’m not going to have this one anymore? Continue Reading
So, we got through the hectic deployment of all the iPads, netbooks and notebooks. After all the hours of blood, sweat and tears, the unboxing and reboxing, the late nights and the phone calls, they’re all out. Now we just have to support them all. Continue Reading
So, I started my traineeship a few weeks ago, and everything seems to be going pretty ok so far. It’s been pretty intense and overwhelming at times, but that’s because I’ve walked straight into the middle of a mammoth rollout of new devices. Continue Reading
So, this is my first blog post. Hi, and welcome to Nitemice’s Blog. Over the course of this year, I plan on blogging once a week, meaning by the end of the year I should have at least 52 of these. But before I go into all that, I should tell you a bit more about myself. Continue Reading