It’s just as well I didn’t come across it 20 years ago; this is addictive. ┌──────┐ │…@..│ │……│ │..d…+ │……│ │……│ │……│ └──────┘ I’ve been killed a great many times already today (including once by a kitten) and I have a lot to learn. (Speaking of which, E2 has a fascinating node on the subject […]
BoingBoing, Waxy, even Slashdot carried the story; Jon Stewart (my favourite commentator/comedian/journalist) appearing on CNN’s Crossfire [transcript] ostensibly to promote his new book, managed not to mention the book and opted to berate his interviewers instead. [More mirrors] “Stop, stop, stop, stop hurting America.”“You are partisan, what do you call it, hacks.” Although this is […]
Upcoming.org is a collaborative event calendar with support for both iCal and RSS. It allows you to add events coming up in your area so that other locals can be informed about things they might otherwise have missed. I just added (and joined) the Southampton area.
My friend Megan recently gave me a bottle of Coca-Cola’s new C2 which she picked up in Tokyo. This was a wonderful gift; I love Coke and the chance to try a new favour was very exciting.First of all, you should know that I had heard nothing about C2 beyond what Megan told me (it’s […]
Inkscape is a free SVG editor for Linux and Windows (an article about it was linked from Slashdot today) which spun off from Sodipodi. Dia is another related project; designed to be more of a diagramming tool (a bit like Visio). Dia (like Sodipodi) requires GTK. ArtRage is more of a realistic painting simulator than […]
Noam Chomsky has a blog and it’s 4 days old today. It’s called Turning the Tide. If you’ve never read Chomsky, his recent post on The Invasion of Iraq might serve as a good starting point. Incidently, the official Noam Chomsky website is worth a browse too.
I’m back in the UK. I’m tired, and working from the comfort of my bed today. I’m jetlagged (though that’s getting better). Update: It turns out that my wife not only had the same flight numbers and the same meals as me when she flew out last month (not that surprising, since AA don’t have […]
Mil has a girlfriend. They argue. He wrote (hilarious) anecdotes about their arguments. Then he became a Guardian columnist and then wrote books. Now he no longer updates his website. The moral of all of this is hard to fathom. He can really write though.
Still at the conference. The fire alarm went off at around 6:30 this morning. A lovely wake-up call and, since the conference is also in the hotel, the first time that many of us have been outside since we arrived on Sunday.There way, of course, no fire and we were back inside within 5 minutes. […]
A big conference in Raleigh (North Carolina) starts today. I got in yesterday and will be back in the UK on Thursday morning. The flight out was OK. AA seem to be skimping on the food and entertainment budget but I had a book so I was happy. The hotel (the Sheraton Imperial) is great […]