Monthly Archives: September 2004

Who, me?

iChatUSBCam has just been updated, so I took the opportunity to see if it works any better with my Creative USB webcam. Seems to – hurrah! This led to me trying out evocam, a very nice package for taking snapshots, … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

It’s been a busy week. On Monday, it was down to London to meet up with the accountants to deal with some outstanding paperwork (more on that at a later date). An opportunity to meet up with Jeremy and, later, … Continue reading

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That’s useful

If you’re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can deal with dialog boxes the way you’re used to… — via The Tao of Mac

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Island mentality

The Telegraph reports that pupils are dropping out of language learning. As a result of changes in the law, they are no longer required to take languages at GCSE level. This is a terrible thing for this country, where we … Continue reading

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Content management and content consumption

Two great bits of news: The board has approved Lenya’s graduation to be a top-level Apache project NetNewsWire 2 public beta has begun. Go get it – it rocks! That is all.

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Sloppy journalism

From an article in The Telegraph, “Born in the Sewers“: Bucharest’s vehicle-choked main streets, darting between ageing Trabants, buses and trucks that spew out so much exhaust the air is barely breathable. Uh, no. The trabants aren’t trabants, they are … Continue reading

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David and Elise, two of the loveliest people I’ve had the pleasure to know, tie the knot today and become Mr and Mrs Plans. Congratulations and best wishes to them … may they have many, many happy years together.

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Can you dig it?

So, remember back when I was digging the garden over the bank holiday weekend? I finally finished the border from hell this afternoon, getting rid of the evil flowers that were threatening to take over the garden. Seriously, that green … Continue reading

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flickr iphoto plugin

There’s a plugin for iPhoto that lets you export photos directly from iPhoto to flickr – fantastic! Only problem is I just exceeded my upload limit. Ooops. Guess I shouldn’t upload full-size photos… (via Patrick)

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Adrian’s trip to Korea

IMG_1594 Originally uploaded by aid. Adrian is back from a recent trip to Korea, and I just introduced him to flickr. He’s uploaded his vacation photos, including this stunning one of some old buildings. Very cool…

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