Thursday, 30 April 2009

Windows Update is installing IE8 and Office 2007 SP2
Turns out new cat has toxoplasmosis. I'm living in a small flat with 2 cats, 2 small kids & 2 adults. And you're worried about Swine Flu
Not only is the email insecure, but they must have posted my password up to their server in plain text too #security101
I've registered with 2 sites this week that emailed my password back to me in plain text #security101
It's like they're operating some sort of moving-block system when they haven't even got solid-state interlocking yet #thomasthetankengine

Wednesday, 29 April 2009

If I was the Fat Controller I'd be seriously worried about a public inquiry.
Thomas the Tank Engine's line has an appalling safety record.

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

is going to CC all his emails to Jacqui Smith
Since announcing the prize for my 100th follower I have lost 2 followers
wonders why "verb" is a noun
On behalf of James Burton, who doesn't do social media, I declare a MOP on Wednesday 12th May. Venue tba. #MOP

Sunday, 26 April 2009

Gordon Brown is here to stay. Like Internet Explorer.
Today I saw a piece of music for 6 ice-cream vans being performed. With free ice-cream.

Friday, 24 April 2009

New book on the creative and cultural economy After The Crunch (edited by a friend) Free to read online.

Thursday, 23 April 2009

Auto-tune the news for great justice:

Tuesday, 21 April 2009

has changed tack
...and its so much harder getting the straw in
Surely a 3 litre wine box should last longer than a bottle?

Monday, 20 April 2009

Latest xkcd uses a Two's Complement 8-bit signed integer
My new favourite cake is Battenburg Fancies from Lidl

Friday, 17 April 2009

I can't possibly let my children eat all the chocolate they were given at Easter. So I'm doing it for them. Good Dad.
Mac people: don't let your guard down. The datapocalypse is coming!

Thursday, 16 April 2009

Pleased for Andy Flower a man of principle as I said in January

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

That Firefox add-on:
Firefox add-on where you can replace the word crisis for opportunity on all websites, so you can start seeing things from the optimistic side:
Possibly some might argue that Agile is not quite the same as Muddling Through
Nice piece by John Kay on the success of Agile methods in business strategy (citing a 1959 source - year zero for Agile?)

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

If Afghanistan beat Scotland tomorrow they deserve a chance to complete the Grand Slam at Sofia Gardens
Why it's your civic duty to photograph police officers
When I woke up this morning I realised that gravity was a rotational effect, a 4D centripetal force. Turns out I'm not the first to have this insight