Darren Straight's Blog

ICT Enthusiast and photographer.

By - Darren Straight

Launch Countdown Begins for Space Shuttle Discovery

CAPE CANAVERAL The countdown is on for the space shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts who, if all goes well, will be NASA’s first shuttle astronauts to reach space in years. At precisely 6:00 p.m. EDT (2200 GMT) Sunday, NASA began counting the days, minutes and seconds remaining before Discovery’s STS-114 mission is expected to launch into space. The spaceflight is

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London wins 2012 Olympic bid

London today has won the race to host the 2012 Olympics this will be the first time the Olympics has been held in Britain since 1948. First round London 22 Paris 21 Madrid 20 New York 19 Moscow 15 (eliminated) Second round Madrid 32 London 27 Paris 25 New York 16 (eliminated) Third round London 39 Paris 33 Madrid 31

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When is Software Ready for Users?

Just found this article on the IBM Website by Amy Wohl, and I must say it’s quite an interesting read to say the least. When is Software Ready for Users? Once upon a time, developers worked on software in the privacy of their offices, writing and testing it until it was finished. Only then would they ship it to users.

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Todays also my 20th Birthday!

Hey I forgot to mention in my previous post about me starting this new website and blog that today is my 20th birthday and it’s that what makes this blog a little bit more special than previous websites and blogs I’ve had because this time I’m going to make a promise to myself not to fail and to keep this

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Welcome to my new blog!

Hi and welcome to my new website and blog. I’ve been meaning to buy the domain name darrenstraight.com for a while now but I haven’t really had the chance to buy it and set the hosting up as I’ve been quite busy with college and work, not to mention beta testing. But hey I’ve managed to buy the domain name