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Ep 17 – 31 May 2017 – ..Fight the rules..

…esp if they are about semantic indentation!!! Location: Starbucks Coffee, 37-39 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BG Order: 1 x White Mocha Frap, 1 x Mocha Review: 4/5 Comment: Finally a quiet venue! If Bill’s is the spiritual home of BPR for food, Starbucks is the alter for drink. Only background rumble was when the table shook as read more …

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Ep 16 – 9 May 2017 – ..Caught between Oslo and..

…LX Scala place… woop woop!! Location: Duck & Waffle, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY Order: 2 x Poached Eggs on Toast, pastries mix and all-the-kwaffee! Review: 5/5 Comment: As ever, great location and service and not too busy.. The view.. THE VIEW!!!.. Podcast feed: http://breakpointradio.net/feed/podcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 Download mp3 News and Links General: Just back from flatMap(Oslo): http://2017.flatmap.no/ Doug and Eda Conversational UX read more …

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Ep 15 – 13 April 2017 – ..The Machines are taking Over!!..

…this week joined by the excellent Anne Currie to talk about all the tech (thanks again Anne) !! Location: Duck & Waffle, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY Order: Toffee Apple Waffle, Poached Eggs on Toast, Eggs on Toast and lots of coffee! Review: 5/5 Comment: Fantastic location, family and business friendly, busy but still good service. Would definitely recommend going and also booking beforehand read more …

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Ep 14 – 15 Mar 2017 – ..moar of the guests! yay!..

…More McLovin’ with Dave and Martin and additionally joined by Noel and Danielle (thanks guys) !! Location: Dishoom, 5 Stable Street, London N1C 4AB Order: 6 dishes.. too many to note.. a Chicken Ruby Murray was one though! Review: 4.5/5 Comment: Nice location, nice decoration, nice food, good service. Bit too noisy to record from there, and we were in a read more …

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Ep 13 – 02 Mar 2017 – ..this weeks theme, travel..

…featuring type and coroutine astronauts Dave and Martin (thanks again guys) !! Location: Hubbard and Bell,199-206 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BD  Order: 2 x Pork Schnitzel, 1 x Bavette, 1 x Beef Burger Review: 4/5 Comment: Really nice venue, but got gradually busier and louder. Apologies for the background noise in the second half, but have tried to clean it up. read more …

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Ep 12 – 15 Feb 2017 – ..with Dave G and Martin C..

…Might have been the first time.. sure it won’t be the last!!.…  Thanks: Dave and Martin! Location: Bill’s Islington, 9 White Lion St, London N1 9PD Order: 2 x Minute Steak specials, 1 x BBQ Ribs, 1 x Burger Review: 4/5 Comment: You know what you’re getting with a Bill’s. Nice at all times of day, but do a surprisingly good read more …

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Ep 11 – 3 Feb 2017 – ..Trump.. ruthlessly efficient..

…War.. what is it good for ? absolutely nothing..…  Location: Grind, 8-10 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QA Order: n/a Review: n/a Comment: New venue for Grind and very busy, as the staff still finding their feet. Still, very pleasant staff on hand, and food and coffee both great. Probably a 5 star place once things have settled after the read more …

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Ep 10 – 18 Jan 2017 – ..Obama’s last stand..

…toot, toot, toot.. goodbye Mr President…  Location: n/a Order: n/a Review: n/a Comment: No recording. No food. Lurgy doing the rounds. But here’s the notes from what could have been! :'( Podcast feed: http://breakpointradio.net/feed/podcast iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/breakpoint-radio/id1148219236 News and Links General: Chelsea Manning sentence commuted: https://t.co/LDGAgrqUK6 https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jan/17/chelsea-manning-whistleblower-us-military-justice Standard Service endpoint: https://github.com/beamly/SE4/ Amazon echo as evidence: https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2016/12/28/tech/amazon-echo-alexa-bentonville-arkansas-murder-case-trnd/index.html Amazon delivery drone mothership read more …

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Ep 9 – 22 Dec 2016 – ..it’s beginning to feel a lot like Xmas..

…or Bublé Time as it’s otherwise known…  Location: n/a Order: n/a Review: n/a Comment: Sadly, issues abounded with the recording this time around!! 🙁 Starting with commute pain, followed swiftly by lack of time then dodgy audio to round out the hat trick. Still, the links are still gold, so pls enjoy! Back for more chewing over tech in the new year! read more …

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Ep 8 – 05 Dec 2016 – ..the run up to ScalaX 16, otherwise known as..

…Hell Week or The Reckoning…  Location: Workshop Coffee, 27 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1M 5RN, UK Order: 1 x Poached egg on toast + Breakfast Tea, 1 x Poached egg, halloumi and avocado on toast  + Mocha coffee Review: 5/5 Comment: Breakfasts are generally the best time for Workshop as the place can get rammed. When it’s good, it’s very read more …

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