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Oh dear Piers

December 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Politics

I know it is old news, but only just heard about George Osborne allegedly getting voice coaching to sound less posh and weedy from a radio show on Saturday that I just listened to as a podcast.  If it is true (and the story is in the Daily Mail which immediately makes it a bit […]

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Silent Night? I think not

November 24th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Life

Carlsberg don’t do Xmas lights, but if they did… You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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Flipping heck

November 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Technology

My Flip arrived today – the new 8GB HD model, and very nice it is too.  It is willfully bereft of features as it is based on the design concept of just doing one thing, doing it well and making it easy for you to make it do that thing.  I had read good things […]

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The solution to gun crime?

August 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Life, Technology

This is supposed to be art – a sculpture that can turn into a gun, which would appear to owe a lot of inspiration to a certain  James Bond film – but it could be the answer to gun crime.  Just tweak the US constitution so that the right to bear arms means you can […]

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The toilet of light

August 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on The toilet of light · Life

Very wrong, but I couldn’t help laughing at the moment of the flush. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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Newport state of mind

August 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Music

Obviously this is old news to the nearly 2.5million people who have seen it before me but I am really enjoying this very Welsh version of Jay-Z’s Empire State of Mind. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video I bet Jay-Z wishes he could write lines like “if you come […]

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Virtual visits

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Virtual visits · Technology

Microsoft Research say: By combining 360-degree panoramic zooming with dynamically adaptive multi-perspective panoramas, Street Slide provides both an immersive and an informative experience for exploring street-side imagery and geo-located information. Skuds translates: It’s cool If phrases like “adaptive multi-perspective panoramas” leave you cold then this demo of Microsoft’s answer to Google Street View is best […]

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The first rule of Fight Club is…

July 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Life

…one never mentions Fight Club. Got to love the idea of Jane Austen’s Fight Club!   (hat tip to Stroppybird) You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

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Vidler does it again

June 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Vidler does it again · Music

Another little masterpiece from Mark Vidler (AKA Go Home Productions) from a new 4-track EP. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video All four tracks can be downloaded as MP3s on the GHP site, along with some older stuff too.   On the old GHP site tracks would often be available […]

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Gordon on top form

May 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Politics

A lot of people are, very rightly, impressed with Gordon Brown’s speech to Citizens UK today and a lot of them are asking why he was not so impressive during the leaders’ debates.   Could it just be that he is more suited to the 10-minute speech format, while Cameron and Clegg are more comfortable with […]

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