Oil. From well to refinery.

Oil. For richer, for poorer, for better, for worse, in sickness and in health, until death do us part. Oil is the Marmite of the technological age. Governments love it, Environmentalists hate it; it’s big business that at face value appears to make the rich richer and the poor poorer; one that caters for today at the expense of tomorrow; one that invests in people at the expense of the environment.… Read More

Comparing Roles

Earlier this week a question was posed to myself and a colleague which encapsulated one of the core understandings of my journey within Software Engineering. I may have mentioned before that when I first left school I spent 5 years training and working as a mechanical engineer, specialising in the design and installation of heating and ventillation systems in schools, hospitals, shopping centres and other commercial buildings around the Lancashire and Greater Manchester area where I grew up.… Read More