July Round Up

Posted on August 1st, 2007 at 9:47 am

Here’s all the online crap I’ve found interesting in July: The Story of My Sands – A look at the codewords used over tannoy systems. I well remember a Mr Sands on Brighton Pier and Somerfield. Heavens Above. Calculates where satellites and the ISS will appear in the sky. Apparently … Continue reading

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Testing Clock

Posted on June 27th, 2007 at 3:29 pm

Just seeing if this works: From Uniqlock

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Words of the Day

Posted on June 21st, 2007 at 10:17 pm

Trope (noun): A familiar and repeated symbol, meme, theme, motif, style, character or thing that permeates a particular type of literature. They are usually tied heavily to genre. Trite (adj): Lacking power to evoke interest through overuse or repetition; hackneyed. Tripe (noun): The rubbery lining of the stomach of cattle … Continue reading

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More music and Stephen Fry

Posted on June 19th, 2007 at 11:00 pm

Here are some more great mix mp3s for you to download for summer listening: The new Charles Webster radio show is up at Ibiza Sonica. Download the 1 hour mp3 here. It’s a bit less souly and more techy and beaty than usual but still superb. Tori Amos into Amp … Continue reading

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I hate ecommerce systems!

Posted on June 7th, 2007 at 10:58 am

After about 48 hours of trialling ecommerce systems I think I’ve finally found the one I can hack into enough to achieve what I want. I’m making the mother of all baby stores and it’ll look amazing. More on that soon. Slideshow from The Guardian: “Peter Walker talks to North … Continue reading

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The Guardian online redesign

Posted on May 10th, 2007 at 3:38 pm

This morning I saw that The Guardian has redesigned it’s website. Although there was nothing wrong with the old style I do like this new redesign. The home page has been broken down into specific sections making it easier to access the items of news you want whilst still keeping … Continue reading

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Yet more links..

Posted on May 9th, 2007 at 6:27 pm

Are you a budding economist? If so you’ll find this study of alcohol content vs price very interesting. Cider is the clear winner. Or a budding installation artist? Take a look at Lars-Erik Fisk’s VW Bus Ball. No, you fancy starting a company, right? Better choose a good name for … Continue reading

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Easter fun and games!

Posted on April 8th, 2007 at 11:07 am

I know it’s really sunny out there but when the usual April weather returns here are some online goodies to keep yourself amused with. Peggle from PopCap Games. This is one of the most addictive games I’ve ever played. A cross between Bust-A-Move and bagatelle, this game starts off quite … Continue reading

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