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Acrostic Poetry Space Technology

Sliced

#Sliced #Glitch

Picture in Pieces (p + c – inkdrop)


Satellite imagery is wonderful technology

Landing pictures on our telly screens from far far away

Interference from Meteors, Asteroids (or even a Martian or two)

Can make the snap from the satellite look not as

Exact as you would have expected it

Directors playing jigsaw puzzles before putting it on screen

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Acrostic Poetry Technology

Dial

#Fowc #Dial

Old Style Phone…..Jazzed up a little by Inky (P) Brianfkirkham Dec 2019

Digit turns the circuit

in a number of turns

as connection is made to a

loved one far away, through invisible waves

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Poetry Technology

Fearful symmetry II

My Mouse/Trackball – Subject of fearful symmetry II (image: Brian F Kirkham)

#writingprompt #fearful symmetry

marvellous movement,

made by the makers,

of a made well micro computer mouse

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Acrostic Poetry Technology

Rectify

Salford 3rd September

Reduced to a second relic in the corner

Even the technician suggested it was past its best

Computer’s do have a shelf life – but

To others – all that was needed, was a bit of

Installation and dusting down

Fresh drivers and a spot of cleaner – soon back to its

Youthful side, particularly with a new CD-Rom Drive

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Poetry Technology

WiFi

#wifi #fowc

Salford, 13th March

An acrostic on WiFi technology in response to fandangos one word challenge

Wireless….

It’s like your stereo, but it’s much more

Fun….particularly if you like gaming

It allows you to move around with your devices

World Wide Web

In the palm of your hands

For the time you need

Instant information

Wondering around

In the great outdoors, whilst

Following the goings on at home on

Instagram, Facebook, and twitter

Where would we be without this technology?

Internet and telephone

Fixed into the wall….dial up networks ?

It’s not fun at all…you’re waiting forever to connect

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Acrostic Technology

Restart

Redo from start, is what the tech on the line said

Expect a bit of installing, as the

Silicon chips went back to the way they were

Testing times for the humble laptop user

As a heap of programs stood in front of him

Ready to enter the CD – ROM Drive

Time would pass – and the machine be fixed – eventually

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Acrostic Technology

Cloaked

Cloaked

Could that new fangled coloured box, be that must have games machine you’ve been

Looking at in the newspapers and magazines all year

Over every review, it supposedly beats the competition hands down

As you are lined up with your friends, the gossip

Keeps on growing – as to what is inside it

Expectation grows as well – until the

Drapes are lifted and the secret is out.

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Acrostic Pleasures Poetry Technology writing

Once more into the ink…

Quill

Quite the thing, the noble feather known as a quill

under the hand of the wordsmith

it paints pictures in type without a machine

letters form on paper through ink

lovingly transcribed by the writer with the sharpened nib

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Christmas Life Poetry Technology

Waiting for the next big thing…

Is it me? or has the calendar been re-drawn ?

You’ve been after that bright shiny object for ages

The latest thing, that’s in all the shops

 

But now, its here, you’re all forlorn

as you parted with a load of your wages

you left feeling like the pick of the pops

 

The packaging all bashed and worn

The manual that goes on for ages

the object of desire – tomorrow – price drops

 

For the latest model – has been born

the topic of all technological sages

and your happiness for your purchase – flops

 

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Life Photography Technology

Organised chaos

Chaos

regular viewers : this is not for viewers of a nervous disposition)

Salford, 4th November 2016

I have a storage cupboard for all my computing and photography gear.

Given we’ve just had Halloween – its pretty darn frightening.

Brace yourself……here’s the top draw

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(AAARGH!)

Thing is its mostly my computing gear – cables for cameras, Old Cameras that have gone past their best – and electronic projects pushed out by the newer stuff.

Yes – to the untrained eye – its chaos. But I can always lay my hand on an item in this draw if I need it.

My other shelves ? Perfect! sorted in a manner the British Library could be proud of.

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I’d call that draw my mausoleum to the unused.

but I know that one day – i’ll go in there to use an item