Mr Grimshaw's Fine Northern Blog
Made in Blackburn, Built in Sheffield


Work in Progress

In case you're browsing by and thinking this blog looks a little wonky ... it does, I've just pulled all the old content out of my old Tumblr blog so anything older than a couple of weeks ago will need a little TLC to bring it up to snuff.

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Remote Backup.

I’m looking for a remote backup solution I can use to back up some folders off site, I’d rather not use some cloud service so I was looking to use something like BitTorrentSync, but have the files at the opposite end encrypted.I want to have my stuff backed up at a relatives house, and let them do the same here, 

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A Smart City is an Open City.

There’s a lot of talk at the moment about Smart Cities, Intelligent Towns and Inventive Villages (I made the last 2 up, but if there are any intelligent towns or inventive villages that want to use those terms, perhaps on a poster or website, feel free.) There are many things that make up a Smart City[1], but they all boil down to collecting data & using that data to make informed decisions about where to spend a limited budget. In it’s simplest form, that’s what it boils down to, and there are some cities in the UK having a good stab at being a smart city, Bristol, Manchester & Edinburgh.

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