Monthly Archives: February 2006
Far more interesting than the instant crowd-pleaser of the Great Bear is the imagining (and re-imaging) of the London underground in metrics other than that used by the great Henry Beck’s circuit-board diagram. The oohs and ahhs that a geographically … Continue reading
Attention all purveyors of mobile media: finally, a use for WAP.
To complement (in some way I haven’t worked out yet) our office dog, we have an office wormery. I can’t comment on whether the office dog has been wormed recently or not. As it fills up with kitchen scraps you … Continue reading
A few pages further into the Saturday Guardian than the typically irreverent Ben Goldacre (this week describing alternative therapy’s comical circus of misunderstandings over bird flu as “performance art”) there shrieks a headline: “France detects its first case of bird … Continue reading
This morning on Today, as part of some sort of Celtic Fringe-themed spat engineered by the BBC, Alistair Darling pooh-poohed what I think was yr Arglwydd Kinnock’s idea to switch our roads to kilometres. Quoting a figure in all probability … Continue reading
Once there was an Oxford band called Mofus. I was in it. We played indie-schmindie and poppy punk. The name was a double misspelling and meant very little indeed. Time passed. Now there’s a Danish band called Mofus. I don’t … Continue reading
The principle of the moveable post-it note reaches its apotheosis in cute drag-and-drop RSS aggregator site NetVibes. I realise, incidentally, that I might be the last to arrive at this particular party.
“… 1 in 7 is a lot. What if 1 in 7 people were gay? That’d be a lot of gays.” “Not if there were only seven people. That’s only one gay.” “B-… wh-… But if there were only seven … Continue reading
Yesterday was spent in London, at the Carson Summit. Anyone who’s heard or read Tim O’Reilly knows not just what Web2.0 is about, but what a lot of hot air there is about Web2.0: still, there is a shift back … Continue reading