A rare visit to McD’s. Capital Radio is as corporate awful as ever but I like the modernist-lite design and breakfasts are still good.
Apparently the recession was my fault. Apologies for that http://is.gd/paLP
A night out in Cardiff →
Sodom and Gomorrah appear to have nothing on the Welsh capital. Thanks to Tom Ewing for spotting this.
WANT: Fake Retail Encourages Saving Money -... →
Love this kind of thing. Conspicuous austerity innit?
Spent five minutes learning about Zalgo. Creepy meme!
Here’s this morning’s news round up from Vexed towers. Enjoy! http://is.gd/pdJf
Now everything can sound like donk http://is.gd/p2Vf Thanks to @residentadvisor
Marcus du Sautoy on how to understand enormous... →
Perceptive piece that puts some insight into some of the very large numbers bandied around these days.
Interesting buzzword I hadn’t heard before on Newsnight “Greed Format” - The Apprentice, Location Location et al
senduit | Share easily. →
Interesting file sharing service. Like the time limit thing.
Really surprised there isn’t a decent pub finder app for the iPhone. Am I missing something?
How to set up your own EC2 web server →
Thanks Dave Winer!
PMs take note. Why setting goals can backfire http://is.gd/nvYm
Why setting goals can backfire →
Nice Freaknomics style study. Key quote… “One seminal economics study even argued that the difficulty of finding a cab on a rainy day can be blamed on the personal goals of cabbies. The 1997 paper found that cab drivers tend to have a set amount of money they aim to make every day. When it’s raining they hit that target faster, since more people want cabs, so the cabbies quit...
Das Kapital to be Transformed into Chinese Musical... →
Only in… China
The Ultimate Guide for Everything Twitter |... →
Great article - went down v. well at our agency. Everyone should read this. Props to @lakey for writing this http://is.gd/ozYy
What's the real cost of free music? - CNET News →
Good piece skewering some of the music industry’s complaints about digital music.
WWF's Earth Hour - Get the light switch →
Proud to take part in this. Tip of the hat to www.qwghlm.co.uk
Great piece from Seth Godin on big banker salaries. Thanks to @prestidge for this http://is.gd/ovWs
Seth's Blog: The myth of big salaries (it's all... →
Mr Godin turns his hand to a subject normally outside of the realms of his blog and comes up trumps. He should do it more often.
Just added myself to the http://wefollow.com twitter directory under: #socialmedia #music #digital
Left unwanted records outside our flat as we’re moving and needed to purge. Gone in 1/2 an hour. Felt like real life filesharing. :)
Just timesheets now stand between me and a nice Gevrey-Chambertin
Take the skinheads bowling!
Friday music post. The Horrors - Sea Within A Sea http://is.gd/oaRF Free download too. Not what we’re used to from them
How do you target the wacky student demographic?
This is great - shuttle take off photos by Twitter users http://is.gd/nypd Via www.thingsmagazine.net
RT @Glinner: http://bit.ly/RMjkb Sign the Express/Dunblane petition! Only a couple of days up and it’s about to go over the 5000 mark!!!!!
Nice piece on media hysteria. Why do we always want to believe the worst?Seems often in UK cynicism gets confused w/wisdom http://is.gd/nQPF
The trouble with virals - width vs. depth http://is.gd/nZtv
Come to Daddy! Tip of the the hat to @residentadvisor http://is.gd/nTUn
Registering on Bebo for a work project. I feel dirty
Weird products on the internet part 3463462 http://tinyurl.com/cd2tzg
Blogger platforms seem to be mimicking Twitter’s following/follower function. Noticed on Tumblr and now it’s spread to Blogger.
The Revenge of Karl Marx - The Atlantic (April... →
Must read Das Kapital this year.