My lovely friends at IBM bought me a lovely leaving present: a copy of Rock Band for the Xbox 360. I’ve been enjoying it greatly, and have been working my way through a solo guitar career as well as in band mode with my wife (our band is called Good Girl OK after the praise/release […]
Today is my last day at IBM Hursley. I’m saying goodbye to some lovely people (not all of whom are pictured here) so I made Lego versions of some of them as a going-away present. I’ll be in the traditional Hursley drinking spot, the Dolphin, all afternoon today. If you’re around, come and say hi.
A couple of weeks ago, just as I was finally getting sucked into World of Warcraft, I received this mysterious invitation. Now, this guild is actually a bunch of real-life friends who use Warcraft to hang out together. Members who have outed themselves include Alice Taylor (who recently blogged about receiving some guild postcards) Kim […]
I have a pair of JVC HA-FX300B sound isolation headphones which come with three different sized silicon rubber earpieces and a pair of memory foam earpieces for a customized fit They look like this and cost me a bit less than $100 (somehow I only buy headphones in airports, and usually American airports). These rely […]
Perhaps the two most awesome people on the internet, making each other laugh and talking about the web for half an hour. Ze Frank on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo. Ze talks about ‘internet icebreakers’ and the web as a participatory platform “…around 2003 it became very obvious that the […]
I’m proudly wearing my brand new ‘Sound of Young America’ t-shirt today. It looks a bit like this. Since I’m probably Southampton’s biggest fan of Jesse Thorn (you may remember that I’ve raved about the amazing ‘Jordan Jesse, GO!’ podcast before) I was really pleased, having started donating, to get some parcels this week. There […]
Considering that season two of Torchwood had an accompanying Alternate Reality Game, I was excited to see what was apparently a mobile phone number prominently featured in the penultimate episode of Dr Who. It even completely filled the screen for a few moments. Considering the amount of screen time given to something that was ostensibly […]
Here’s the presentation Nick and I gave at Open Tech 2008 yesterday. | View with comments at SlideShare I really enjoyed the whole event and will try to put up some notes up about it tomorrow.
Ben Matthews from Hotwire PR recently invited a handful of UK bloggers to spend an afternoon with The Financial Times. I was intrigued. Or rather, I was interested while also being nervous that my soul might be sapped. I went along anyway. I’m glad I did. I got to meet Neville Hobson, Sarah Blow (Girly […]
This time last year I made a list of thirty interesting things at Interesting 2007. Let’s try that again. After an amazing welcome (including a singalong) from Russell I kicked things off by claiming that LEGO is full of WIN. [slides] [video] Gemma Teed told us about horses’ blind spots. [video] Collyn Ahart Chipperfield talked […]