Month: October 2008

Plot your tweets on a timeline chart

Twitter Charts plots any Twitter user’s tweets on a chart by time of the day and day of the week. Here is the chart for my Twitter feed: If the time on the chart is right, it appears that I

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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: BBC – Eurovision Your Country Needs You – How to enter How to enter this year’s national selections for the UK entry to the Eurovision

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Gmail is now my only mail repository

So last night I uploaded into Gmail all the old emails I had in Outlook. It was a very easy task, as simple as dragging them from ‘Personal Folders’ to the IMAP ‘Gmail/All Mail’ folder, then doing the same from

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Our recent long weekend in Rome

I recently spent a long weekend in Rome with Dr B. We left on Thursday morning very early, took a taxi to the hotel (guide books and even a sign at the airport say that it is a fixed price,

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7 things I did not know last week

Selfridges was founded by an American. Ryan Kwanten (very convincing Louisiana born and bred Jason Stackhouse in True Blood) is Australian and played lifeguard Vinnie Patterson in Home and Away for many years. Katherine Ellis (featured in last week’s 7

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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: Banking 2.0: Money Management Moves to The Cloud – ReadWriteWeb Overview of ten major online money management websites. I have tried Mint, Wesabe and Buxfer

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7 things I did not know last week

Katherine Ellis (vocals on the Freemasons’ ‘When You Touch Me’) recorded the vocals on the Ruff Driverz‘ ‘Dreaming‘ as Arrola. The NRS social grades (a standard of demographic classification used for market research) do not include the upper class as

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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: In Defense of Piracy – WSJ.com Lawrence Lessig (law professor and co-founder of Creative Commons) advocates new copyright rules to match modern times. Facebook to

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My iPhone makes me love my friends more

Two months on, I am still as much in love with my iPhone 3G as the very first day. Sometime I catch myself sticking my hand in my pocket just to stroke its smooth, curved edges. What I found out

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7 things I did not know last week

Ron Grainer (Doctor Who theme tune composer) also wrote the Tales of the Unexpected theme (via Mike) Eating dirt is good for you. A Dirty Sanchez is a sexual act. New design UK coins are already in circulation (via Diamond

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Easier blogging with Zemanta

When I write a blog post, I often spend almost as long looking for good links to complement my point. I am writing this post with the help of Zemanta, which sits on top of your blogging application and suggests

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