Posts Tagged “Web”

Hammersley recommendations

by David on February 21, 2008

Ben Hammersley links to his mate a random bloke, Adam Greenfield: This goes back to the joke I always make about opening a chain of coffeehouses called Faraday’s: under the condition of ambient informatics, we will need to consciously create (…)

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Here Comes Another Bubble – The Richter Scales

by David on December 5, 2007

How stupid are RadioShack’s Ts & Cs?

by David on August 19, 2007

Read the Linking to this Web Site paragraph (item 6).

Lolcat meme

by David on June 2, 2007

Why not…


Plasticbag World of Scientific Nonsense Part 273

by David on April 28, 2007

A planet has been found that’s only 1.5 times the size of earth and appears to have liquid water running on its surface… Wow. That’s pretty amazing. What interests me is twofold. Firstly, obviously, is there life. Secondly, if there isn’t, how easy would it be to introduce some?

Tom Coates,, Links for 2007-04-26

Tim O’Reilly, pompous and rude

by David on April 11, 2007

Tim O’Reilly has generated code of conduct for bloggers.

A short while ago, O’Reilly wrote the following in an email to me:

some people think that calling people names (your most recent being, “a big douchebag”) is a substitute for discussion.

And when I pointed out to O’Reilly that he was mistaken, that I’d never called him, or indeed anyone, a douchebag, he wrote:

Anil Dash – pass the sick bucket

by David on April 1, 2007

One of the reasons I admire my friend Mena is that she is remarkably prescient

Anil Dash, a Vice President at Six Apart, co-founded by … Mena

Drupal and feedburner

by David on February 21, 2007

Feedburner is a very useful resource on the web. For those not in the know, it allows you to use its cache of your RSS or Atom feeds as your public feeds. And it can convert RSS to Atom, and can present the feed nicely styled with CSS and it delivers usage stats to you.

Very useful. So…

Plastic Bag on Ethics

by David on February 13, 2007

Tom Coates dares to question the national treasure that is Ben Goldacre. I think Coates is a puffed-up bag of wind but does anyone care?

Facial hair as metaphor

by David on February 8, 2007

Zeldman’s redesigned Happy Cog and his story about his science teacher suggests a tricksy, sly, and clever man. By the way, buy his book, I did (and I’m not getting an Amazon referral for that).