Why Do You Work So Hard?

Why Do You Work So Hard? – excellent, excellent. Our culture allows almost no room for creative breaks. There is little tolerance for seeking out a different kind of “work” that doesn’t somehow involve cubicles and widening butts and sour middle managers monitoring your e-mail and checking your Web site […]


Bombs in London?

Did bombs go off in London this morning? Jacinta texted her brother over there. Can’t remember if he works in the City or not. They’re fine. The Technorati London tag has links to a lot more blogs and the britblog lists blogs in London, althought not by update time unfortunately. […]


Pigeon Lives!

Early this morning we discovered a pigeon lying on the ground outside our front door. He had his head tucked into his plumage but was obviously alive. We tried to resuscitate him with Rescue Remedy but apart from feeble attempts to turn himself around he quickly became comotose again. We […]


It's a great time to be an entrepreneur

Here’s a great article on starting out in business. You still need a good business plan and an idea, but the easier it is to get going, the more will survive! Here’s some advice for high tech startups. (all via delicious)


The real Batmobile

Great article about the Batmobile! Did anyone else see bits of Chicago in the film? I remember an aerial view of the Wrigley Building and North Bridge, and I could almost swear that the blur of American flags in one chase scene may have been the flags outside Marshall Fields […]


T-Engine: Ubiquitous Computing

That T-Engine sounds mad! Computers everywhere talking to each other! I could bring home my camera after a hard day taking shots only to have the photos transfer by wireless comms to my desktop PC when I drop my bag next to my desk! When I’ve been working too long […]


Patent absurdity

If you’ve ever wondered what all the fuss about patents was about, read this article by Richard Stallman in the Guardian. He lays out a clear example of why patents are not the same thing as copyright and why they are bad. A novel and a modern complex programme have […]

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