Sadly one of the biggest issues with social media and the “relevance” algorithms is that we each only see (for … Continue Reading The “I only know people who voted X” effect
The office kitchen chat last week was about Charlie Brooker’s recent TV programme “How Video Games Changed the World“. The finale of the show (spoiler!) was to include twitter as the latest game to have had a significant impact on … Continue Reading The social networking game
Very impressed by the capabilities of the Writr theme for WordPress. I would like to specify my own colours but I’m not keen on paying $30 to WordPress.com to enable that feature…
In trying to return to blogging I realised that the tools have moved on but my own blogging software had not – it was time to move away from another side project that would not be much missed. The blog … Continue Reading Importing a blog to WordPress.com (or Blogger)
OK, so having played around with SearchMash for a while I decided to set it as my search engine for Safari. Not an easy task indeed, but here is the answer, just follow the following simple steps: open a Terminal … Continue Reading Using SearchMash instead of Google in Safari on OSX
You are: Charlie Pace
You almost have two different personalities. You are a good person but have some issues you've been struggling with. You aren't one of the bravest people in the world but you defend what is closest to you. You are willing to fight for what you believe in, no matter the cost. You are also a smooth operator and your charm and honesty make people like you. You can be a bit cocky at times but definitely have the right to be. You feel the need to take care of people because of guilt from your past. Ultimately, you are a courageous soul and want to be everyone's friend.
Sudoku is now a global phenomenon. The logical 9×9 numerical puzzle was initially developed by an American before gaining popularity in Japan. Now the whole world has taken notice. And so has Retang.com… eSudoku is the fastest open source logical … Continue Reading Esudoku goes global with a competitive edge
Amazon’s new music store has stirred up the DRM arguments again. Sigh … In the absence of DRM software music can be copied as many times as you wish. Obviously, this should be done within the terms of your contract. … Continue Reading DRM is annoying but not new!