Month: September 2008

7 things I did not know last week

Shots, props and costumes from Battlestar Galactica were reused in Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. Google Chrome’s concept of ‘one process per tab’ is nothing new: IE7 on Vista already prohibits mixing security zones in the same process, and

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My week on the web

Here are the websites I bookmarked into my del.icio.us account over the past seven days: Best of the Best: The Hive Five Winners An extensive list of the best software (or, occasionally, pen and paper) for a multitude of jobs.

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Sunday lunch: Marmite courgettes

I love courgettes, I love Marmite. Once I tried mixing a teaspoon of Marmite into stir-fried thinly sliced courgettes, and it was yummy. It works well with a bit of garlic and pepper but make sure you do not add

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7 things I did not know last week

British physicist Dr. Brian Cox used to play keyboards in D:Ream. Apple has granted another two-month free extension to MobileMe users because of poor service, bringing the free trial up to four months now. Mine expires on 7 December, perhaps

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Off to pick up my mum in a bit

I often ask my mother if she would like to come and see me in London (she lives in Italy), and she always says no. She either feels tired, or ill, or too old to travel. A couple of weeks

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My week on the web

Here are the websites I bookmarked into my del.icio.us account over the past seven days: Spectacular Sticky-Note Experiment Fun with 280,951 Post-it notes from the Mentos guys. Gyminee Food Search Engine For Firefox Custom search engine that searches the Gyminee

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Saturday morning find: Mr G – Naughty Girl

Possibly even better when viewed in the context of Mr G – The Musical (song starts at 2:28):

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7 things I did not know last week

Basshunter started to produce music in 1999 with the computer program Fruity Loops (Now: FL Studio). As of 2007 there were 200 million dead blogs. Google Reader trends has a ‘starred’ tab, often a better indication that I have saved

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My daily mugshot

Yesterday I told you my name. Today I thought I’d show you my face. I have been fascinated for a long time by people who take their own picture every day and then paste them all together in a video,

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Luca Belletti is bitful

When I started writing this blog it was completely anonymous. I wanted it that way, I did not necessarily enjoy it because I wanted everyone I know to read it, but I felt that it had to be that way

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My week on the web

Here are the websites I bookmarked into my del.icio.us account over the past seven days: Unitasker Wednesday: GoateeSaver ‘Tired of the constant struggle every morning trying to get your goatee to look perfect? […] Just slide [GoateeSaver] over your mouth

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7 things I did not know last week

Google is not the first search engine in Russia, China, South Korea and the Czech Republic. Dogs drink via a ‘reverse slurp‘. You can tweak the AwesomeBar’s suggestion algorithm in Firefox 3, and rank some items higher than others, for

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My Morale-O-Meter

You know I like to log things about me, right? Then do you think I would miss the opportunity to record a daily summary of my activities and get pretty charts to boot? Of course not. So now you can

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First impressions of Google Chrome

I have been using Google Chrome (open source web browser developed by Google) for the last few hours, and my initial overall impressions are very positive. It does not appear to be significantly faster than Firefox 3 or Safari, but

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The 30-day bedtime routine challenge

Given that it takes thirty days to install a new habit I suffer from a lack of a bedtime routine, and you increase your chances of success when you are publicly accountable, from today I am going to do the

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My week on the web

Here are the websites I bookmarked into my del.icio.us account over the past seven days: Gmaps Pedometer A hack that uses Google’s mapping application to help record distances traveled and calories burned during a running or walking workout. delicious blog

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