Archive for March, 2006

Miscellaneous links

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Via Tom N, Amazing photoessay of life inside Google. I always thought there must be something suspect about the place: Googlers are permitted to bring their dogs (but not cats) to the workplace. Great reading of one of my favourite movie scenes. That ending always kills me. Colour changing concrete 1982 bulletin board thread in […]

Tech links

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Track your partner’s infidelities Make sure your loved ones are safe by tracking them through their mobile phone. The Guardian covers the story. Encouragingly disparaging article on what is wrong with the iPod. Good points about the hierarchical menus and modal interfaces, although amazingly the author seems to think that the headphones have decent bass. […]

Health Links

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

I’ve been working on several healthcare realted projects recently and the amount of information freely available online has consistently surprised me. Here are some interesting sources: First, if you don’t know anything about the structure of the NHS – what an NHS trust is, what different kinds of trust there are – the NHS site […]

PSP update

Monday, March 27th, 2006

I’ve had a few weeks to get used to the PSP and whilst it’s undeniably sexy to look at, I thought that my impressions of actually using it might be interesting: Battery life is excellent. I’m not very good about remembering to charge it but I haven’t had a crap-out yet. The ergonomics are okay, […]

Oil bourses and petrodollars

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

I’ve read some interesting and scary things about Iraq and the Middle East recently, which have made the political situation over there a little more clear. First, just in case you’re not convinced that WMD’s were cooked-up to justifiy the war in Iraq, an article in Harper’s Magazine makes it painfully clear: Before reading the […]


Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Yawn… [rubs eyes]. Well, that was a nice rest. Time to get back on the horse, and I’ve got lots to talk about. First, somewhat belated congratulations to my sister, Rachel, and her new husband (and my now Robot-in-law), Antonio. Pics from a wonderful Cordoba wedding on Flickr. Next, more family news, albeit of the […]