Like many others i was interested to get hold of a Google wave account. I tried to make the most of it for months, inviting many to join and testing waves and the varied add-ons. But, it just seems to have no present use in my life, or by the looks of it any of […]
I recently had a back operation in February and only found articles that scared me half to death, so thought I’d write a little on my experience; hopefully to put you mind to rest. What is an Alif ? Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) is a back surgery that involves approaching the spine through an […]
When deploying websites, all SVN folders should be deleted, but SVN doesn’t include any built in commands to do this. The registry hack below can do this for you – it adds “Delete SVN Folders” to the context menu for folders. When you select it, it removes all folders named .svn inside the folder and […]
A great tool for creating fast site and other device mock ups.
Here are a few thoughts on social networking (mainly directed at Facebook). The Issues: Collecting friends becomes a habit The collection can become little more than an online status symbol If this happens are these people really your friends? You just opened up your world and made it ‘ privacy invasive’, you’d likely never dream […]
No need for an install or to ship updates The application lives in the cloud and is centrally managed, when you launch the application you will always have the latest version. This leads to a single point for updates and fixes with the user receiving the updated version the next time they use the application. […]
A QR Code is a two-dimensional bar-code and the name “QR” is derived from “Quick Response”, as its Japanese creator intended the code to be decoded at high speed. QR Codes have been very common in Japan, this popularity due to the fact that the majority of Japanese mobiles can read this code with their camera. QR Codes can […]
I thought this was pretty interesting, the full article is worth a read, see the link below. Bil Tancer at Hitwise occasionally tries to predict talent show winners by studying Search activity, but there are now too many dynamics to interpret to be able to use internet data to easily predict X Factor winners and losers this year. […]
hurt preparing a bagel 345000. that’s about the amount of people hurt in th usa. it’s pretty amazing, but those bagels can be pesky. I’m not sure, but i think the seeded ones are the leaders, with the plain ones being drones.
I have no fear, well, i do, but not in the morning. I get up and travel to work at about 7am and every day i use my ipod. However, on the way home from work, i refrain from its use. My theory, muggers are not early risers, so i have nothing to fear from […]