Category Archives: General

Karen Coyle on information linking

Just stumbled across this, after meeting Karen Coyle here at DC2008. A nice account of why we might care about linking information (and linking data): Much like people, the real meaningfulness of information is how it interacts with others of its kind. Information that is alone or out of context is inert and cannot reach [...]

The forgotten poetry of Michel Thomas

(excerpts) like that, that way it is like that it is not like that it is not possible for me that way it is not possible for me like that I’m sorry I’m sorry, but I’m sorry but it is not very comfortable for me that way I’m sorry but it is not acceptable for [...]

Cult advertising

Well shame on YouTube, and presumably shame on UMG too. I was innocently going about my mullet-research business just now, watching a Billy Ray Cyrus on YouTube, when I get a big animated advert for the world’s most slicky advertised cult. It seems YouTube and the content owner have reached an understanding, since the video [...]

Longhaired nearsighted monster with a guitar

A Monkees spooky-special on Joost. (Seems to be globally available except USA). see also – http://www.joost.com/halloween/ IMDB – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0650671/ Trivia – http://monkeestv2.tripod.com/season1/monster.html From Joost : Monkees, The – Episode 18 – I Was a Teenage Monster (Digital Continuous Edit) Monkees, The – Episode 18 – I Was a Teenage Monster (Digital Continuous Edit) from the [...]

Nuke Em High

Shadow trade and industry secretary Alan Duncan said: “Whatever the rhetoric, there is nothing in this White Paper that will guarantee that a single nuclear power station will be built.” “Business will only invest in nuclear power if it knows its costs – it needs certainty about carbon, decommissioning, and waste.” http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/6681377.stm “Clean, safe and [...]