West Pier collapses
I leave Brighton for one week and look what happens.
I leave Brighton for one week and look what happens.
The crisis with the ruby iMac seems to be over. The local Apple centre were able to patch it up, thereby saving Christmas.
I’m in Ireland and I’m having a grand old time.
I’m off to Ireland today.
Four hobbits gathered ‘round an iMac.
Compare and contrast:
It’s that time of year again when everywhere I look, I see the abbreviation "Xmas".
Steven Levy has written a great article outlining the history of Google and how it has come to dominate life on- and offline.
Went to see She Haw. They were great.
If there’s one thing worse than “discrimation” in the sporting world, it’s illitery* in the publishing biz.
It’s not unusual to see slick interactive websites promoting the latest hollywood movie, but it’s unusual to see a slick interactive site promoting a book.
Here’s an interesting image…
Get into the spirit of the season with some online advent calendars.
I just saw Nick Cave buying cheese in the same supermarket where Jessica and I previously spotted Fatboy Slim.
Now that it’s the weekend, you must be asking yourself “Hmmm… I wonder if Jeremy went to see any concerts organised by The Gilded Palace Of Sin at local intimate venue, The Albert?”
Awright geeezzaa! Here’s a bi’ ov fun. A site that’ll translate whatever yew say in’er dock n’ key rhymin’ slang.
"Snap! Crackle! Adactio!"
I had the good fortune of seeing Lambchop play just down the street from me on Tuesday night.
It’s nice to see The Guardian getting behind the Save Our Seafront campaign - it’s just a shame that they used a picture of the wrong pier.
Another weekend, another concert organised by The Gilded Palace of Sin.
I’ve had some free time this week and, in typical geek fashion, I’ve been spending it coding PHP.
That is one unfortunate choice for a domain name.
I went out on Friday night to see Jim Roll play at a local bar.
The MacExpo was fun. Crowded and noisy, but fun.
I’m off to London to check out the goodies at the MacExpo.
After a long week of staring at code, I finally had some time this weekend to sit back and enjoy my new computer.
I go through keyboards like the Skywalker family goes through hands.
Now that I’m running Jaguar, I decided to download iCal and give it a whirl.
When I got up yesterday morning, Jessica asked me if had dreamt nice dreams.
Even though I already own an iBook, I can’t help giving the newly released models a longing look. Their bang to buck ratio is incredibly high. The bottom of the range model has twice the memory and hard drive capacity of my aging model.
Adam Greenfield’s website just got even better. It now uses a lean mean combo of XHTML and CSS.
It’s been a wild weekend of music.
In anticipation of the arrival of my lovely new iMac with with its 17 inch screen and superdrive, I decided to pre-emptively stock up with some DVDs.
Not only does Jessica carve a scary looking Jack O’Lantern, she also makes a mean roasted garlic pumpkin bisque with herb potato dumplings.
What do you get when you take two great things, the iPod and RSS, and combine them? You get PodNews 3.
Are you sick of those "inspirational" posters with pithy sayings presented underneath pictures of cute animanals and/or sweeping landscapes?
The deed is done. I just placed an order at the Apple store for a 17 inch iMac.
I’ve started surfing the web with a new browser. It’s called Chimera, a Mac OS X browser from Mozilla.
Don Henley improves his street cred:
Here are some truly excellent pictures of the West Pier here in Brighton.
I’ve just upgraded to Transmit version 2. Very nice it is, too.
The funniest piece of Lego animation I’ve seen yet.
Mark Pilgrim and Sam Ruby have released an RSS validator. This coincides nicely with the fact that I’ve just updated my RSS feed from using version 0.92 to version 1.0.
Remember those wonderfully retro computing devices from Terry Gilliam’s Brazil?
Wired has published an excellent article by Lauren Weinstein on the ludicrous state of Intellectual Property patents:
What if Sex and the City had been written by Beckett?…
This is a scarily accurate online version of twenty questions. It didn’t take long for it to guess that I was thinking of Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties.
I’ve just come back from seeing the Canadian singer/songwriter Hayden playing at a local pub. He was rather wonderful.
It’s the end of another working week spent with the fine folks over at Metal Dragons working on a site relaunch.
Poor Ryan Adams. I guess the joke has worn very, very thin for him:
Following close on the heels of Wired News, another site has switched over to a valid XHTML/CSS layout.
If you’d like to hear the fruits of last week’s labours in the studio, the song is now available for download from the band’s website.
I bet these guys would have loved to get hold of Jessica’s other domain name.
A beautiful site with some fantastic DHTML widgets to play with.
Following up my last post about the redesign of Wired News, here’s an interview with Douglas Bowman who led the development team.
Wired News has switched over to an all-out XHTML/CSS layout.
I spotted another modified building on my way out of Brighton station yesterday.
The huh? corporation:
Today, by happy chance, I found myself in Lewes.
Somebody is going around piercing buildings in Brighton & Hove.
Sorry, can’t stop - people to be, places to meet; no time to blog.
Fun with faces.
Set aside some time to look through the wonderful Funkuncle website.
Hot on the heels of my blogging anniversary, comes this anniversary from Mark:
I have been blogging now for exactly one year.
Rejoice! For Heather Hamilton is back.
Jessica refuses to believe that JCPenney are actually selling the "Forward Command Post" model in their catalogue:
Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song as Flash animation. With kittens.
Congratulations, Heather. 10,000 is a lot of pictures.
It’s been quite a busy week for me.
I had a bit of a hardware crisis last night.
This picture is definitely worth a thousand words.
Here’s a great article over at IBM detailing the changes that are in store for us with XHTML 2.0.
I went to half a concert last night.
From the same man that brought you "things my girlfriend and I argue about" comes "angry bed positions".
How can we measure the cost of human life? What price freedom?
Here’s a collection of wonderfully cute Flash games for you to while away your time with.
Take note of the first and third results in this google search.
This website was nominated for an award.
It’s time for a new CSS theme ‘round here.
A search engine for all things Lovecraftian.
(Channel) Surfing the Apocalypse.
Brent Simmons has done it again.
Compare and contrast…
Mexican popstar helicopter accident:
You may remember when I told you about the road trip I took in Arizona, I mentioned going to the wonderful Meteor Crater.
There’s a farmer’s market once a month in the centre of Brighton.
I’ve add an extra little widget to my journal.
An excellent article detailing the homogenisation of magazine covers:
Take a look at this video from a cup stacking contest. It looks like some hollywood CGI effect but it’s actually real time cup stacking:
Actual answering machine answers recorded and verified by the world famous International Institute of Answering Machine Answers:
Here’s a nice documentary from Coudal looking at the work of designer Andy Mueller.
This is satire:
Verisign gets a ticking off from ICANN:
Banksy is a London grafitti artist. This is my favourite painting of his.
Excellent news. The BBC now has RSS feeds.
Catch it while you can. I’m a featured designer this month over at the Freelancer Network.
Miniature cars hit miniature trees.
Just a quick update to my recent post about the bugs at the Cre@teOnline website.
MediumBold have put together a wonderful site examining the evolution of type from pictograms on cave walls to Joe Gillespie’s pixel fonts.
Here’s a nice little gallery of cities from science-fiction films.
I just picked up the most recent copy of Cre@teOnline.
I find it interesting that a number of bloggers have been echoing exactly the same sentiments I’ve been feeling about a site called Little Green Footballs.
Regular Guardian readers and residents of Brighton and Hove will enjoy the Julie Burchill Random Recycler:
Feast your eyes on the trailer for "Animatrix". Nine directors create animated stories set in the universe of The Matrix.
One of the niftiest things about going to Arizona is seeing the "airplane graveyards" on the outskirts of Tucson.
Just when you thought there was no such thing as a good reason to use pop-up windows…
This is too cute. Not only is this an online marriage proposal, it’s a great little quicktime movie too.
Here’s an hilarious rant from a creationist nutcase claiming that Apple are not only pushing an "Evolutionist" agenda but that they’re godless commies to boot:
What are the odds?
Compare and contrast.
A short story by Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing has been published over at Salon.
See if you can spot my ugly mug in amongst this lot.
I was watching the trailer for the new M.Night Shyamalan film "Signs" which led to the website for the film.
Jessica and I were sitting in the pavilion gardens last week. On our way into the gardens, we passed a sign that listed the rules of conduct.
In honour of National Slackerday 3 here in the UK, I will do no work today.
This could have come from Adbusters:
Oh, dear. The Public Relations Society of America (that’s marketers to you and I) just don’t get it.
Listen to the sounds of space - black holes, pulsars, the magnetospheres of Jupiter and Ganymede, even Sputnik’s beep - they’re all here.
24, the TV series, finished up here in the UK last night. The "real time" hook didn’t quite work on the BBC where each episode lasted 45 minutes thanks to the lack of ads.
I know that this has been ‘blogged everywhere but it really is required viewing:
Well, I finally joined the twenty-first century. I finally got the place fixed up with an ADSL connection.
Take a look at the photo in this PR story from the White House.
Aw… Wil Wheaton isn’t going to be in the next Star Trek movie after all.
Jessica isn’t the only one getting new musical equipment.
"After vigintillions of years plush Cthulhu was loose once more, and ravening for delight. How He slavered and gibbered! And the stuffed animals fled or went mad at the sight of Him."
From E-Sheep comes one of the best comics I’ve read on or off the internet: The Spiders.
Here are a couple of examples of the great job being done by airport security officials in the States.
I like this a lot.
That is one cool looking machine. Eco friendly, too.
"I thought it would be funny to go dressed up as Spock".
Ever wondered how your name would look as a bar code?
Jessica is now the proud owner of a 150 Watt bass speaker.
Ben Brown has created an online poetry generator with a difference. It uses Spam for its source material.
Want Pie now!
CSS layouts, tips, tricks, and techniques.
The first-day goat’s milk of the female goat who’s just had kids is something we all take for granted but did you know that the same one-day old goat’s milk could save the life of a baby hedgehog?
In an attempt to counter the oft-heard claim, The Morning News sets about finding out if the iPod really is the best thing since sliced bread?
I finally slapped down the cash for an upgrade to Photoshop 7.
There’s a great picture of Jessica up at The Mirror Project . It was taken about 39,000 feet above Arizona,
I missed seeing this on the telly but the BBC ran a feature on the warchalkers.
I’ve been like a kid with a new toy ever since I downloaded NetNewsWire Lite.
I got a nice email from Richard Rutter who has a great blog called Clagnut.
Here’s a real labour of love. Informative and funny, it’s a look at the history of one typeface: Cooper Black.
If you’re using OS X on a Mac, you should check out this great new application from Ranchero.
There’s a local "what’s on?" type magazine here in Brighton called The Source. The next issue of The Source is going to run a feature with a passing mention of my band. Fame at last!
Compare and contrast.
Time for a quick round-up of some of the books I’ve been reading.
Geek that I am, I thought it was the funniest thing ever when I saw this sticker on a black drainpipe.
I’ve been doing some qualatitive analysis this week. Here are the results of my self-sacrificing work (honestly, the things I do for you)…
"One more thing", said Steve Jobs as he wound down his keynote speech at the Mac Expo in New York. "Apple are pleased to announce the start of their new online service called ‘Am I Stoned Or Not?’".
Apple have announced a 17" flat panel iMac. I want one.
A man was kicked off an America West flight from Phoenix because he enquired as to whether the pilots were sober.
When I first read this article, I thought it was satire.
The trip to Somerset went pretty well.
I’m off to Somerset.
This is very geeky but I love these T-shirts by Errorwear.
From a page of 145 jokes translated from Russian, I found my new favourite at number 58:
Jessica and I went to see Minority Report today.
Yay for Ben Hammersley!
I went out on Monday night to see Calexico play.
Once again, Jeffrey Zeldman takes the words right out of my mouth:
Tom Coates has put together a site detailing the next logical step up from Warchalking.
Earlier today, sitting in the kitchen, talking with Jessica, I heard myself use the word "irregardless" in conversation.
The first sentence of this news story is just plain weird.
Here are some of the funniest quotes from IM chats.
Here’s a great article, written by Janis Ian of all people, on what a huge mistake record companies are making in their approach to MP3s.
As I was filling out my details at yet another site today, I began to wonder how many different profiles there are of me out there.
It’s a bad day for questionable art:
I’m back and I’m tired.
My time here in the desert is coming to an end. It’s time for me to head back to beach life.
It’s not often that I’ll watch a movie because of a website but that’s exactly what I did after visiting the Donnie Darko website.
Be sure to add your support to the proposal to run the .org domain registry as a public trust.
Pamie is back.
When I get back to England, I’m going to have to trip a trip up to London and start looking out for chalkmarks.
Hallelujah! My iBook is fixed.
The reason why I haven’t been updating here lately is that I’ve been on the road, wandering, en routard, cruising the highways and exploring the state of Arizona.
It’s a dry summer even by Arizona standards.
The Hoopla debacle goes from bad to worse.
The view from the airplane.
I’m in Arizona and it’s hot, hot, hot.
I’m out of here… again.
It looks like Apple are getting serious about converting the masses.
The New York Times has picked up on the whole accessibilty debate. The site requires free registration before you can read the article.
I did something two days ago that I’ve never done before in my life. I called up a television station to complain about the content of a programme.
This is unexpected: James Lileks really likes Attack Of The Clones.
Apple have just released the latest update to OS X and there’s already a nifty little application that activates font smoothing in all Carbon applications.
After switching over to using a Mac, the only thing I really missed about using a PC was playing games like Jedi Knight.
I see that Apple have opened up the eMac to everyone - not just the education sector.
It’s hard to believe that the weather so nice just a couple of days ago when I took this picture of myself reflected in Jessica’s sunglasses.
I had my moment in the limelight with Salter Cane last night. All in all, it went really well.
If anybody in Brighton is looking for a good evening’s entertainment tonight, head on over to the Hanbury Ballroom.
Happy Birthday to my mother! It’s great to have her here - we can go out and celebrate in style somewhere in Brighton tonight.
I’m afraid updates are going to be scarce over the next few days. My mother is here in Brighton for a visit so Jessica and I are showing her the sights.
Finland was… quiet. I almost wished I had a more stressful lifestyle so that I could appreciate the peace and quiet more. As it was, I was looking at my watch by the end of the weekend.
I’m taking off for the weekend.
Here’s an article, written by an idiot, called "Why I love spam".
10 songs from REM’s album "Reveal" have been re-mixed. You can download the MP3s for free from their website. You can even download artwork for the CD you burn.
3 Stench Ridden Days…
The Online Documentary:
In case you haven’t seen, I’ve been making some changes over at Jessica’s site. In fact, I’ve rebuilt it completely.
Jessica and I went to see Attack of the Clones again today. Here’s my (spoiler-free) review.
I saw it. I loved it. I can’t wait to see it again.
I got my days mixed up yesterday. I’ll be seeing Attack Of The Clones sooner than I realised - midnight tonight.
I’ve had my ticket for over a month now and I’ve resisted the urge to turn this journal into one long countdown. Now, though, the excitement is official.
Here’s an excellent article in The Guardian by all-round good guy, Ben Hammersley all about web services.
Just in case anyone thinks my whinging about the "copy-protected" nature of the soundtrack to the new Star Wars film is over the top, I think it’s worth pointing out that these "copy-protected" CDs also won’t play in car st
Here’s a great site I found in my referral logs: Jonathan Macy Biggs. Behold the beautiful design and validating pages!
I’ve just finished reading this incredible but true story:
If you go down to the centre of Brighton, you’re in for a big surprise.
It’s time for me to unveil a site I’ve been working on for a while now.
Dear Sony Classical,
My new favourite ‘blog is Ultramicroscopic.
The Hoopla debacle still shows no sign of being resolved.
Local Flash heroes Kerb have relaunched their website.
Students say the funniest things:
Jessica and I have thinking about getting some of our stuff insured (the computers, musical intruments, etc.). Jessica spent some time today comparing insurance policies online.
With most of the music industry running scared from the Internet in a moral panic, it’s great to see a record company that embraces the medium and uses it to its full potential.
At the time of writing this, 997 morons believe this idiocy about The Lord Of The Rings:
Happy May Day.
On the Implausibility of the Death Star’s Trash Compactor:
Apple have released a new computer specifically for the education market - the eMac (the "e" is for education).
This report on the NRA’s 131st annual meeting sounds like something from The Onion.
Another one bites the dust. Heather Hamilton will no longer be updating her website.
A couple of weeks ago, I had little disaster at band practice. My bouzouki took a nasty knock and the socket for the pick-up was completely bashed in.
Cats that look like Hitler, past and present.
This room is starting to look like a little dot com start-up office.
I’ve been trying to get my hands on some airport cards for my Macs for quite some time now. I kept going into the local Apple supplier and pestering them.
I’ve avoided any mention of the Queen Mother here, mostly because it doesn’t interest me in the slightest.
Remember I wrote about the ZDNet journalist who was going to switch over to using a Mac for a month?
Good news: K10K is back.
Amy Hughes has constructed a 75,000 piece LEGO church.
Jeb has posted some pictures of his trip to Europe.
www.We Made Out in a Tree and This Old Guy Sat and Watched Us.com
I’m flattered to be mentioned in the same sentence as Jeffrey Zeldman. Mind you, I am referred to as being "british and poetic", neither of which are quite true.
While I was in town earlier today, I spotted these stickers posted up on every available surface.
Linux Journal has an absolutely fascinating article about an experiment known as "The Hole in The Wall".
Andyco is a frighteningly good parody of a corporate website.
I’m completely outraged by the theft of hoopla.com. Apparently, all you need to do is send a fake fax to Network Solutions to have ownership of a domain transfered over to you.
I’m sick as a dog right now. I’ve got some kind of cold/flu ailment that involves a raspy throat and copious amounts of phlegm.
Twisting the sheriff and waiting for the posse to come.
Needless to say, while I was in Paris, I took the obigatory photograph in the bathroom mirror at the hotel.
I’m back from Paris.
I’m making a flying visit to Paris this weekend.
It’s funny because it’s true:
I had a meeting with a potential client on Wednesday. This meeting was going to be a bit more formal than what I’m normally used to.
Here we go again:
I’m doing my first major Flash project right now. It’s going to be a website for my band, Salter Cane.
"We have the way out" by Unisys and Microsoft tells you, in exchange for your email address, why Unix is a bad choice for hosting your website.
I love Google, I really do.
Picture an attacking polar bear fashioned out of tomato ketchup packets:
It looks like I owe Starbucks an apology.
Here’s a cute pixaresque movie of iMacs limbo dancing on an iBeach.
Journeying Electronic Replicant Engineered for Mathematics and Yardwork
I’ve just spent hours trying to figure out what films these invisible people are in.
Here’s an article about usability in The Guardian.
Jessica’s iMac arrived yesterday.
I can’t believe the idiotic behaviour of Starbucks.
The movie "Wall Street" is on television right now. The film is set in the year 1985 yet in an early scene a trader makes a reference to the Challenger disaster which happened in 1986.
CNN really need to get a fact checker.
Face recognition software is, it’s well known, crap.
It wasn’t all bad news from Apple this week. This USB Bluetooth adapter looks very interesting.
It looks like Jessica ordered her iMac just in time.
This is too much…
There are many online emulators of classic arcade games.
Here’s some proactive product placement marketing.
I’ve just spent a nice sunny Sunday at beautiful Bodiam Castle and I’ve got the pictures to prove it.
Excellent! I am the <style> tag:
I just love this picture:
I like this:
Planet Of The Apes.
You know it’s only a matter of time until this is an Olympic sport.
Excuse while I indulge in a moment of geekness.
You can keep an eye on the progress of poor Frank the cat who has become something of a celebrity:
Welcome visitors from Kottke.org - have a look ‘round, make yourselves at home.
It looks the Bible Belt now extends to England.
Only 327 days to go.
Oh dear, oh dear. This is just wrong.
Re-live some of the best moments of the Coen Brothers. Random pearls of wisdom from the lips of The Dude and company:
Coffeehouse is a nicely designed site. It’s a place to share and critique poetry.
I love BBEdit, too. I’ve never composed a song in its honour, though:
I attended two of Macromedia’s seminars over the last couple of days.
It’s about time: a tax on plastic bags is being introduced in Ireland:
Flash 6 …sorry… Flash MX is about to be released.
The Domesday Book, commissioned by William The Conqueror, is 1016 years old. It is still readable today.
Here’s a great article by Bruce Sterling who’s going to be speaking at the South by Southwest festival in his native Austin.
There’s a new article up at A List Apart on cross-platform testing on the Mac.
This speech from the grammy awards is far more succinctly summed up by this image.
This is pretty shocking. Heather Hamilton has lost her job because she keeps an online journal.
I know it’s software piracy but I find this hilarious.
I spent yesterday evening in the company of fellow Brightonites of the new-media persuasion.
The last of the Goon’s, Hove’s own Spike Milligan, has passed away.
Jessica and I spent the day at the Mac OS X Roadshow which came to town today. Overall, it was pretty good.
As I pass by the newsagents on the way to my house, I always enjoy trying to make sense of the curt headlines that are posted outside. "Binmen Lorry Chain Protest" for instance.
This is why it’s important that we build usable, intuitive websites - Web rage:
Seems like I’m not the only one who has had trouble trying to get hold of an iMac for a test-drive.
According to this list, one of the things to be avoided in any blog is "your Mac fetish".
Now America has a faith-based war.
Ben Hammersley’s article about the internet in Iran has been published in The Guardian. It’s a fascinating read.
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Not content with ordering a Mac, Jessica has also had her hair cut into a lovely bob. She’s also planning to change hair colour.
Who knew? It was Lego that inspired and influenced the development of Flash.
I think it’s high time we had a new CSS theme here to brighten the place up a little.
ZDNet has created a monster.
Normally, online designer showcases involve various digerati designing functionless splash pages.
The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed a few changes here in the "Journal" section of adactio.
That is one smart kid:
The television is on right now so that Jessica can keep track of what’s happening at the Winter Olympics.
My reading matter lately seems to consist entirely of classic science fiction books I haven’t read in years.
You can keep your Nortons and your McAfees.
Consider it blogged.
I just noticed from my referrer logs that this site is listed in the "References" section for a course being taught at Penn State.
Awww… isn’t that cute? Commander Taco proposed to his girlfriend on the front page of Slashdot.
It’s nice to see that most people seem to share my disgust at British Telecom’s spurious patent on hyperlinks which will probably get laughed out of court.
This is not the sort of thing you want to see on your ‘phone bill:
Have some fun winding the pork wristwatch.
Here’s a match made in heaven: Pixar have come up with a couple of animated shorts featuring the new iMac
The Apostrophe Protection Society presents a rogue’s gallery of snaphots depicting some of the worst offenses against the apostrophe.
This is fantastic!
I’ve just come back from seeing Monsters Inc.
This is one of the best arguments I’ve seen so far for coding in XHTML-strict.
Jessica is going to just love this…
It’s Saturday and that means I get to have my weekly dosage of Tolkien taken aurally.
From SatireWire: "Libya, China, Syria form axis of Just As Evil".
Here’s a great article by science writer, James Gleick on the ludicrous mess that is the US Patent Office: "Patently Absurd".
Hey, Moby’s favourite episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation is also *my* favourite episode.
This is fun in a really gross sort of way: "Five Finger Fillet".
There’s been quite a bit of nasty weather here in England lately (nastier than usual, that is).
It’s the James Brown school of journalism.
Having lived in Germany for five years, I have experienced one of the most expensive, inept postal service in Europe.
Just a quick update to yesterday’s entry. I was chatting with Ben Hammersley earlier and we had a nice talk about syndicating RSS files.
I’m making use of a neat feature on my contact page. There’s a bunch of people willing to provide an online status indicator for AIM, ICQ, MSN, Odigo and Yahoo messenger programs.
One of my all-time favourite websites is lileks.com, home to The Institute Of Official Cheer featuring The Gallery Of Regrettable Food, probably the funniest thing I have ever read on or off the web.
Jessica has one of those calendars filled with cartoons from The New Yorker.
The time is two minutes past two am, Greenwich Mean Time on the second of February, 2002.
I’ve had a couple of emails from people asking for some good CSS resources. Here are my recommendations:
In a previous entry, I was lamenting the fact that each of my themes relies on two different stylesheets which effectively rules out using an on-the-fly style switcher.
I love my Mac but I don’t think I’m quite ready to compose an entire opus about it.
The newest story over at thecouch.org is not only very well written, it has some great photos of Brighton’s wonderful west pier.
Hopefully, you won’t notice anything different but I’ve been tinkering with the stylesheets for the various themes for the site.
Wow! Jeffrey Zeldman likes my site:
I am an Asteroid.
Oh, dear. I know that it’s a dog-eat-dog world in the WYSIWYG HTML editor market, but Macromedia have just upped the ante.
There’s a very neat little piece of software for Mac OS X called PixelNhance.
This is even better than the real thing: a game of mini-golf in Flash.
There’s a magazine called "Cre@teOnline" which bills itself as "The Web Designer’s Bible".
More fun with LEGO including "Ages Of Execution" and "Torture Classics".
This is hilarious and slightly frightening.
So everyone is boo-hooing about Enron’s collapse and how people lost money because the company’s real financial situation wasn’t apparent.
Roll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman. Watch a grown man attempt to eat an entire jar of horseradish in less than 10 minutes.
Could it be that black holes don’t exist after all? Stephen Hawking may have to rewrite his books.
I just had a nice chat via ICQ with a gentleman from Argentina.
This is very nifty.
…what would happen if you were using the toilet on an airplane and flushed while still seated?
There’s a new picture of me up on The Mirror Project. I took the picture yesterday at band practice in the aptly named Black Bunker rehearsal room.
Here is a fantastic tale of ingenious detective work.
This banner ad is shocking for two reasons.
Seeing as I’ve been issuing film reviews, I thought it would only be fair to go through some of the books I’ve read lately.
For anyone planning to see the film "Black Hawk Down", perhaps you should read this article first.
Today was… different.
The Independent has a great interview with Jonathan Ive, the designer of the iMac, the iPod and the iBook.
I’m going to chime in pretty late in the day with my thoughts on The Fellowship Of The Ring.
Here’s an upbeat article from Dan Gillmor.
Excellent! I am Silent Bob, apparently:
Take a look at this picture of a storefront, it’s a great example of how not to choose a font.
The packing is just about all done and I’m ready to return to the somewhat milder climes of dear old Blighty.
I’m back in Arizona after a pleasantly uneventful Alaska Airlines flight.
I want one.
Now I can check two things off my “must do” list for Seattle.
Here are some snapshots of Seattle taken over the last couple of days.
I am now further west than I have ever been in my life.
Happy New Year!