Monthly Archives: March 2007
This morning someone had crept out before me to steal the whole valley in which the office resides. The borders of Witney were, if not clear as a bell, possessed of a spring-like translucency that meant I needed to wear … Continue reading
An illiterate buffoon with pretensions on the blogosphere writes: Forgive this trivial rant, but I really hate the use of the word “forums” as the plural of forum. I mean, come on folks, “fora” is a great word! Yet you … Continue reading
This morning the sky was literally cloudless, and blue like you see from an aeroplane. With my reddish-brown sunglasses on this made the view of the trees surreal, as though they were falsely three-dimensional: their tips were a vibrant red, … Continue reading
Trust networks never really work. These are semi-formal systems on the web where people nominate other people that they consider to have a particular relationship with: say, they trust them to look after their puppy. Then these new puppy-trustees each … Continue reading
It worries me that items from the Unnovations catalogue are being invented one by one. This week, Second Life implements version 0.1 of the
An inspired moment when reading The San Patricio Limerick Festival produced: The features genetics have dealt Make me neither handsome nor svelte, But one thing I’ve seen On March-seventeen Is everyone’s suddenly Celt.