Saturday, December 30, 2006

Saddam executed

Matt Drudge
Reuters - hanged at dawn
Al jazeera
Newsweek interview with videographer
Wikipedia page on the execution

Friday, December 22, 2006


LMMS (a fruityloops clone) running on Fedora 5.


25 things to do with Google Maps
and here's 25 more things to do
Digital Urban announces panorama viewer

Wednesday, December 20, 2006


25 addictive flash games
cant stop.
BBC moves to file sharing sites
Deal made with Azureus.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Marines in space

Semper Fly : Marines in space

Popular Science article on the proposed suborbital spacecraft that would deploy a batch of U.S. marines anywhere on the planet within 2 hours.

Google Zeitgeist 2006

Google have released the 2006 zeitgeist

Monday, December 18, 2006

Google Earth Update

Christmas has come early - there's been a Google Earth update. OgleEarth has the details.

Sunday, December 17, 2006


Microsoft's Yellow Road to Cairo
Microsoft used its new clout to introduce a product vision called Cairo in 1991; it disrupted development and marginalized competition throughout the next decade.

The tactic worked so well that Microsoft repeated it in the following decade as Longhorn. Here's how it happened, and why Microsoft won't be able to repeat the same fraud again.
How to win in Iraq
Wear a moustache.

Friday, December 15, 2006

Friday Linkdump

Stars can be strange
quark matter.
xRez extreme
forget megapixels - here's some GIGApixels
Chaos Theory
addictive flash game
Parallel Universes
YouTube of BBC documentary
Google Patent search
Parallels on an Intel Mac
with a screenshot
The Flickr Ho Ho Ho easter egg
try adding a "ho ho ho hat" or a "ho ho ho beard" note to any of your photos.
Interview with DivX CEO
Prospect Books of the Year
Most overrated and most underrated.
Lifestyles of the rich and fascist
Lifestyles of whacked out dictators.
Airplane and treadmill problem
will the plane take off?

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Cheat Sheets

From - Mysql, CSS, Ruby on Rails, PHP and many more.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Second Life - over hyped?

Via Valleywag

Intel graphics - resolution hack

915 resolution page - hacks the BIOS for Intel graphics chipsets so that you can get a higher resolution in Linux.

Mozart online

Via Yahoo

VIENNA (AFP) - Sheet music of all of Mozart's works is now available online for free, following an initiative by Salzburg's International Foundation Mozarteum in honour of the 250th anniversary of his birth.

The Digital Mozart Edition (DME) website features over 600 works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, separated into ten categories, from concertos for orchestra to chamber music and pieces for piano.

Friday, December 08, 2006

Top 50 music videos of 2006


All YouTube embedded in a single blogpost. Nice!

Monday, December 04, 2006

Is Vista doomed from the start?

Discussion on techrepublic with over 500 replies.

Saturday, December 02, 2006

That Threshers 40 per cent voucher

Here's a jpeg version

BBC news story about this
Another blog about this

Here's the zipped version that has the PDF version in it

Microsoft Vista = OS X rip off?

Friday, December 01, 2006

Spandau Ballet Gold petition

Add your name to the petition to make Spandau Ballet's 'Gold' the national anthem of the UK.