Gadgetized

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Danielle says this is a “lovely gadgetized blog from the UK”. Awwwww, I’ve got a nice warmy fuzzy glow inside now…

ROFL

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New “For Dummies” books Too. Damn. Funny. (Although I seriously doubt his Kung Fu is better than mine….) (and no, I have no idea why I write Too. Damn. Funny. like that)

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There's a catch

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Almost forgot. Last night Louise and I attended a ‘Presentation’ for a Holiday Club. Not time-share. We were there to get free holiday vouchers. The presentation was well crafted and thought out and utterly convincing. So there we sat, 5 couples, having heard why we had been asked along, making no effort to conceal the…

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He's back

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The return of Mister Zeldman “The cult of web standards, of Flash, of accessibility, of usability: each reflects the passions of dedicated, intelligent people. But when passion becomes zealotry, we stop listening to each other, and when we stop listening we stop learning. Can’t we all just get along?”

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Shake on it

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Media Lab’s ‘Smart’ Clothing Is a Dumb Idea “People could exchange data with a handshake” Ok I know I’m pessimistic, but one issue this article doesn’t touch on one thing. Privacy. If you can exchange data via a handshake, then how long before someone hacks the ability to be able to grab pertinent personal information…

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Out of touch

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Dammit, Vaughan keeps making me think… (actually it wasTinka). We live in an age of instant communications. Why write a letter when you can email someone and receive a response in hours rather than days (depending on the person of course). Want the latest news? Check out your constantly streaming ticker app, hey, it even…

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Happy customer

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An example of good technical support Download update of product. Receive serial number. Try to Install and enter serial number – error message! Try again two more times. Give up. Contact Technical Support. Receive an email 20 minutes later with the correct serial number. Install product successfully. So, many thanks to Angie and the Stardock…

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Referrer

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Referrer logs are good. How else would I have found this, this, or been reminded that I haven’t put up the curtain rail in the living room.

BlogAmp Returns

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AND it seems like BlogAmp has started to behave… find out what’s playing.

Kill Jar-Jar

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The Empire Bounces Back “The Phantom Menace was a gold-leafed dud for Lucas” Hello my name is Gordon. I’m a Star Wars fan. OK, confession out of the road. This article reads well, and as I’ve already got tickets for May 16th, it makes little difference to whether or not I’ll actually go and see…

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Hello again

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Ahhh, looks like the server upgrade is complete… et voila! Mondays and Tuesdays postings appear!

Intrigued

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a.lifeuncommon.org “If you don’t expect much, you’ll always beat your expectations.” OK it’s said tongue in cheek, but this is why I read so many personal websites. The redefining of a common way of thinking, challenging the perceived reality we all share, altering the juxtaposition of… awww hell. It’s just cos I’m nosey…

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Unbelievable

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Robot cameras ‘will predict crimes before they happen’ – what the… how the…. why the…. Hmmm I can see a whole new avenue of student pranks opening up.

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Linkeroo

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***Dave | This sentence is in Spanish when you are not looking. King of the title strapline… ohhh and a pretty good site as well!!

Note

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My ISP is upgrading it’s services, which means you probably won’t be able to read this… emmm… ok.