Month: March 2006

links for 2006-03-27

Portable Firefox 2.0 Alpha 1 – Download It Here! Great way to test Firefox 2.0 Alpha 1 without installing it. (Recommended, as the uninstaller does not work properly). (tags: firefox browser internet) Computerworld > Microsoft warns of nasty IE bug

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at the Peacock Theatre, London

Got a couple of free tickets courtesy of our friend E. and went to see the ‘Trocs’ the other night. Classical ballet where all the female roles are performed by male dancers with refined irony and occasional slapstick. Very skilled

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links for 2006-03-18

Data Tables and Cascading Style Sheets Gallery ‘The CSS Table Gallery is a showcase of how CSS and data tables can work together to create usable and pretty results. ‘ (tags: code css download html reference style table web usability)

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links for 2006-03-17

BBC NEWS | Technology | Disabled users to test websites ‘The pool of disabled surfers has been brought together by the Usability Exchange, which aims to give instant feedback on website navigation. ‘ (tags: disability accessibility website internet usability) Flash

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The sale of Dr B.’s flat fell through

I was going to announce that we were moving into a fabulous new flat in Vauxhall. But instead of exchanging, yesterday we received the news that the buyer of Dr B.’s had got a new job away from London and

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links for 2006-03-11

Every other PC sells with remote control and media software | Guardian Unlimited: Technology PC World (UK computer superstores) says ‘more than 50% of new PCs are now sold with a remote control and feature media software such as Windows

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links for 2006-03-10

Pretty Pretty Princess Zahara Jolie Pitt’s diary (August – October 2005) (tags: blog celebrity angelinajolie bradpitt zahara hoax spoof parody fun) AutoMaddox Maddox Jolie Pitt’s weblog (May – September 2005) (tags: blog celebrity angelinajolie bradpitt maddox hoax spoof parody fun)

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links for 2006-03-09

PictureCloud.com | Create your free picture cloud now. Take photos all around an item/person. Upload and make a 360-degree view, for free. No software required. (tags: picturecloud 360degrees photo image) Morning Sickness: The Amanda Lepore Doll – Gawker Well, the

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links for 2006-03-08

The Mills-Jowell case seen from Italy | BBC NEWS | World | Europe ‘news from London of the latest twists and turns in the Mills-Jowell affair has scarcely raised any eyebrows in Italy […] By Saturday, the Italian press seemed

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links for 2006-03-03

Google Code: Web Authoring Statistics December 2005 analysis of a sample of slightly over a billion documents, with statistics about popular class names, elements, attributes, and related metadata. (tags: google code html elements metadata stats web)

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links for 2006-03-02

A bit of BitTorrent bother | BBC NEWS | Programmes | Newsnight ISPs are trying to block data from P2P networks (it accounts for over one third of all traffic). Programmers have already found a way around this by encrypting

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links for 2006-03-01

Encyclopodia – the encyclopedia on your iPod Free software to load Wikipedia on your iPod. ‘It has been successfully tested on a third-generation iPod and on an iPod mini, but it should also work on other iPod generations.’ (tags: ipod

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Pepsi Max Cino launched in the UK

Bloody typical. I decide to give up fizzy drinks for Lent (all four 500ml bottles I drink every day at work) and the day before going cold turkey I discover Pepsi Max Cino (cappuccino flavoured). I thought: Wow – acesulfame

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