Tuesday, November 30, 2004

My Programmers Bookshelf is now updated with images of book covers, and Amazon links.

I'm sure Mum will be happy to see how well the Winter Jasmine is blooming this week...

"you probably need a karma mechanic"

20q.net is an AI experiment that learns by remembering games of Twenty Questions

Another great site is 10x10 , which gives a visual representation of what's in the news.

Quite a few new fascinating links today, eg BlogPulse which can give the day's top links on the net, or show a trend graph so you can compare frequency of keywords in time.

Thursday, November 25, 2004

As Dean said - a cool piece of imagery: The ZoomQuilt

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

More Neal Stephenson:
Q&A on Slashdot
and the Metaweb

Neal Stephenson links -
[from Guardian Online], Mother Earth Mother Board [from Wired], Homepage

Saturday, November 20, 2004

Now installed Spybot-Search and Destroy (to go along with Firefox and Thunderbird)

I have been considering replacing my old windows laptop with a mac of some sort,and maybe at some stage replacing my 20Mb archos with a bigger iPod as it is filling up - but having spotted what apple have done, I'm having secind thoughts.
I had assumed that there was a fully transparent two-way link between the iPod and the host computer (of whatever type)

HOW-TO: Get music OFF your iPod - Engadget - www.engadget.com

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

I have now set up an Amazon
Wish List
, just incase anyone is having trouble deciding on Christmas Presents.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004


RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is now released, developed at Frontier

Saturday, November 13, 2004

It's disappointing to see that Bam have allowed the WallaceAndGromitGame.com domain to lapse. It used to look like this:

(courtesy of archive.org)

Now some squatter has it:

I found this version of The Tao Of Programming while randomly surfing... after seeing Tal Cohen's Bookshelf

Thursday, November 11, 2004

I have now uploaded photos from last year's Italian holiday

and here's a panorama over Siena

Friday, November 05, 2004

Confirmation Number ZDHEBH

Sunday, 02 Jan 05 Flight FR8475
Depart Poitiers (PIS) 14:00
Arrive London Stansted (STN) 14:15

Thursday, November 04, 2004

... and here's a list of local double glazing companies: Cambridge Double Glazing

There's a broken link (to www.nrwas.com) on the Thursday page for advice on buying double glazing - it looks like Buyawindow.com is the current equivalent.

I have found this Promo Image for the new Wallace and Gromit film out on the net.

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

Blogger Knowledge: Eats, Blogs & Leaves
One to pass on to folks at work.

Confirmation NumberAM39DG

Thursday, 30 Dec 04 Flight FR8776
Depart London Stansted (STN) 14:55
Arrive Limoges (LIG) 17:40

blogging by mail

Having changed my settings, lets see if blogging by mail works...

Monday, November 01, 2004

Looking for blog server software we may be able to use in-house at work...
Weblogs Compendium - Blog Tools
also cyberian's blog program
and cafelog's b2
and movabletype