Thursday, 30 September 2010

Based on this I'd say USA were looking pretty good for the Ryder Cup
is older and wiser
Installed new disk. Fried motherboard. So what did I do? Tried it in another computer. Idiot. 2friedmotherboards

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Ed M now opposes "the broad use of anti-terrorism measures for purposes for which they were not intended". What did he do about it pre-May?

Friday, 24 September 2010

Suppose KP & Cook continue to fail. Top 7 is then Strauss, Trott, Bell, Colly, Davies, Prior, Morgan. Good enough for the Ashes? cricket

Thursday, 23 September 2010

I am not entirely in agreement with the selectors on the winter tour parties, especially the Development Squad

Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Twitter had already fixed XSS bug but it "resurfaced". Poor regression testing processes? Tut tut.

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Use HTML5 for your smartphone app and you're targeting the biggest market segment: both iOS & Android
Apple's share of the smartphone market declines again yet people continue to write apps just for it

Friday, 17 September 2010

UX design for evil: fabulous analysis
Combining Diacritical Marks test: sͫͦͩayers
I have learned something from Twitter's Trending Topics this mornin - Combining Diacritical Marks

Thursday, 16 September 2010

23,000 Wikipedia articles to be removed or reverted to old versions because of one editor
IE9: Address box fighting for space with the tabs. Prefer Chrome's solution: tabs above address bar
IE9: Can't close a tab without bringing it to the foreground
TweetDeck failwhale - not seen this before

Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Apparently Geoff Miller has been on the phone to Yorkshire to ask how tall Moin Ashraf is cricket verytallattack

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Commentary on County Championship matches! Thank you, BBC
Somerset playing but not Yorks or Notts cricket

Monday, 13 September 2010

Yorkshire, at least, are on the field. Unlike Notts and Somerset. cricket

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Quite liking Komodo Edit as a simple but efficient IDE for PHP, Python, XML, HTML etc.
And then there were 3. Final matches: Notts & Somerset away to good sides. Yorkshire at home to one of bottom 2. cricket
Yorkshire 209 to win cricket
Chrome tells me the BBC website is hosting malware: This is the page:
Trying to write some reference code for an OpenID/OAuth-aware service integration pattern
At last @PeerIndex has calculated my Authority score. I think it means "not very authoritative"
Did I dream the Compliant Chicken viral? If not, why are there no Google search results for it?

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Gilbert and me doing some old-school analogue interlocking
Today is the 25th anniversary of Solid State Interlocking. And you nearly missed it.
Only just discovered Brett Domino - late to the party as usual

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

My current portfolio: Notts to lose County Championship, USA to not win Ryder Cup, Milliband major to be next Labour leader
Will now be in profit if Yorks, Lancs or Somerset win Cricket County Championship - thanks Betfair
Given England's preference for very tall bowlers, do not be surprised if you see Oliver Hannon-Dalby touring this winter. YHIHF.

Friday, 3 September 2010

Most of the good stuff on Boing Boing today I'd already seen on Twitter ages ago. Boing Boing is so 2007.
My CAPTCHA from the Tweetdeck site:
Trying Tweetdeck for Android

Thursday, 2 September 2010

Never knew he was Dr Gordon Brown
A (speculative) answer to my question about Twitter and Bitly:
Simon Hughes accuses Waqar Younis of being involved cricket
"all links shared on or third-party apps will be wrapped with a URL": what does this mean for etc?
This would be very good news: Legalise sports betting in India says Delhi court /HT @nauiokaspark

Wednesday, 1 September 2010

"On May 11, David Cameron officially assumed the position". Well that's one way of putting it.
For me "Scotland Yard" means HQ functions and the units under the Specialist Crime Directorate
Standard criminal investigations are usually handled by BOCUs not based at New Scotland Yard
Is it only Americans who still refer to the Met as "Scotland Yard"?
Some quite nice 2-letter ones too. Pro + AdWords + short domain = off-the-shelf business
There's a surprising number of single-letter domains available at some ccTLDs
OK, it's true. We named our children after Ikea furniture.
ZOMG! It's September! Where did August go?