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Banksy in Brighton

It looks like graffiti artist Banksy was in Brighton recently. I spotted some of his work near the North Laine.

Wi-Fi wants to be free

Here’s an interesting article about Wi-Fi that makes the point that trying to make people pay for wireless access is often more trouble than it’s worth:

Updates abound

A List Apart is back! But you probably knew that already.

Zoot alors!

My Onion Article Generator is showing up in strange, far-flung places. Sacre bleu!

Elite

Yesterday’s magazine section of The Guardian included an extract from a forthcoming book entitled "Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin" by Francis Spufford.

A Free(lancer) Lunch

Contrary to conventional wisdom, I have discovered that there is, in fact, such a thing as a free lunch. I know because I experienced it myself courtesy of the good folks at Nixon McInnes.

Frank Black, I presume

I went to see Frank Black in concert last night.

The Matrix Rewound

Because I enjoyed it so much when I saw it in the cinema, I made sure to snap up a copy of The Matrix Reloaded when it came out on DVD a few days back.

Okkervil River

Another day, another great gig courtesy of local promoters The Gilded Palace Of Sin.

Speechless

Words fail me:

Don't fear the Terminal

This is going to be yet another entry of pure OS X geekery so if that’s not your cup of nerd tea then look away now.

Updating Flash sites to work in future Internet Explorer releases

I’m not sure who is most deserving of my anger and contempt: Mike Doyle of Eolas for pursuing a wilfully destructive court case, the US Patent Office for allowing such a ludicrous patent to be granted in the first place or the judge who found in fav

Alice Texas

Another week, another rock’n’roll gig. Last night I saw the New York band Alice Texas in action.

Olde England

I spent the weekend with my old pals from Hamburg, Schorsch and Birgit, who were in town for a quick visit.

Coca Crazy

Coca-Cola have unveiled a giant hi-tech billboard in Picadilly Circus with all sorts of gee-whiz gadgetry:

Liggin'n'giggin

I’m feeling a bit fragile today after a somewhat hedonistic night out.

On this date...

I’m taking it easy today. It is, after all, Labour Day in Australia, Independence Day in Nigeria, Armed Forces Day in South Korea, National Liberation Day in China and a public holiday in Botswana.

What's on Your Dock?

Here’s one for the OS X users amongst you. There’s an article over at O’Reilly called "What’s on Your Dock?":