Flickr Stats

Flickr is great, isn’t it? Last week, they introduced in–browser photo editing (via Picnik), and this Thursday they added stats.  If you’re a Pro user, go and activate stats for your account. I think you’ll like it. By digging around my stats, I now know that this generated ‘fractal flame’ picture (generated using Apophysis) appears […]

Moshi Monsters – Get Your Rox Off

Mind Candy (the company behind Perplex City) have a new project. Moshi Monsters is their latest thing, and I really like it. It’s actually two things in one: a flashy-spinny-phone-charm-thing and a web-pet-tamagotchi-puzzle thing. The ‘MoPod‘ mobile phone charms are conveniently available from Michael Smith’s other company, Firebox. Let’s start there, since it’s currently (at […]

Live while I’m alive: sweets on my desk

The IET were kind enough to give me a silver dish (which also has a very attractive lid, not pictured here) as a thank you for giving this year’s Mountbatten lecture. It has my name on it and everything. Rather than let it gather dust in a cupboard, I’ve decided to fill it with sweets […]

Speechification

Russell and Steve recently invited me to join the Speechification team, where I have been happily sharing my favourite bits of speech radio. Any team needs its initiation rites, and mine ended up being migrating the blog from Tumblr to something with comments. WordPress 2.3.1 seemed like a good bet. I have not been keeping […]

Iceland Airwaves – hangovercast #2

Friday morning hangovercast (about Thursday night) Nordic House: 13:00 – Boys in a Band 13:30 – Sprengjuhöllin Bookshop: 17:00 Jónas Sigurðsson 17:30 Seabear 12 Tonar: 18:00 Plants & Animals Iðnó: 19:45 Stereo Hypnosis 20:30 Kira Kira 21:15 My Summer as a Salvation Soldier (NB: they’re not actually brothers at all. My mistake.) 22:00 Ólöf Arnalds […]