Monthly Archives: May 2007

hackday cometh

Just now, in my inbox: We’d like to confirm that you’re coming to the Hack Day at Alexandra Palace on the 16th and 17th of June and that we’re looking forward to seeing you there! Hurrah! Previously: links for 2007-05-27 … Continue reading

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plazes shoots own foot off

I’ve been using plazes for ages to track where I am and what I’m doing, etc. Some time in the last few days they’ve: broken the rss feed broken the widget on my blog removed the desktop tools from their … Continue reading

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Leaky ships

I’ll have a tomtom to sell shortly after buying my iPhone. See around 4 minutes in on this video of Jobs and Gates at D. Kinda ironic, as I was only thinking the other day “what if Apple did the … Continue reading

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Dive dive dive

It’s rare that I say “oh boy, Microsoft got it SO right!”, but this is one of those times. Check out Microsoft Surface. I think this is going to steal a lot of Apple thunder at the WWDC, where I’ve … Continue reading

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A sense of place

Sam is right when he says that 192.com blows google maps out of the water – at least for satellite views at street level. Zoom in on 192’s map of my house versus google’s map of my house, and you … Continue reading

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OS 9 Emulator

I love this: The OS 9 Emulator You Never Knew You Had: Everyone longed for the opportunity to sit back and relax while everything rebooted. I remember expressing incredulity when told I needed to reboot after helping someone through an … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-28

Welcome to SeatGuru! Your Guide to Airplane Seats and In-flight Amenities (tags: travel seating airline airlines airplane reference flights tips)

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links for 2007-05-27

Hack Day London Unofficial Wiki – The password is h4ck. (tags: yahoo hackday london bbc events wiki 2007) hackday.blorg (tags: yahoo hackday events)

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Orange notwork

One more reason to believe that Orange are incompetent morons. I’m connected to Orange NL, trying to use the Orange UK GPRS connection details, and it’s failing: pppd 2.4.2 (Apple version 233-13) started by root, uid 501 Nokia 3G CID1 … Continue reading

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links for 2007-05-23

GPX: the GPS Exchange Format (tags: gps xml gpx gis maps geo reference tomtom go910 satnav)

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