Category: tech related

  • I Haven’t Had a Proper Night’s Sleep in 85 Days

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Since I left Switzerland after doing some work on the 21st of February I haven’t had a proper night’s sleep for 85 days. That’s a long time. I wish there was a soundproof chamber into which I could go. What if I designed and built a soundproof bed? Wouldn’t be…

  • Twitter is Suffering

    Reading Time: < 1 minute source Twitter is suffering and Jaiku is showing off about how great that website is in comparison. They omit to mention two facts. 1. It’s (giving the impression of being) proprietary, interesting mainly to Nokia users (at the moment) 2. It’s better online (requires a browser to take full advantage)…

  • I’m A Martial Artist Typist.

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Sometimes you hear about writers and how they fall in love with their machines. I think I’ve begun to love my laptop. I’ve just spent an extraordinary amount of time writing so many words over such a period that the laptop has use marks. If you look at the trackpad…

  • On Trendio My Portfolio Is Doing Well

    Reading Time: < 1 minute   If you love reading the news and seeing what’s going on around the world then Trendio is an interesting site for you. I looked at the events that are going to take place and whether Trendio already has them listed. If it does then I decided to buy some…

  • Trendio – A Word-Based Stock Exchange

    Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ve just started playing with Trendio which seems like an interesting website. In the past i’ve played on websites where you’re playing the stockmarket with virtual money and you can see how you’re doing without the risk of bankrupcy usually associated with investment. I’ve only been using it a few…

  • Digg and Mob Rule

    Reading Time: 2 minutes There is a copy and paste culture on the web and I don’t like it. When you go to Digg, to Youtube, to myspace and other websites what you find are short comments. They’re contributing nothing to the debate, in fact they make the online experience online less enjoyable. There has…

  • Zattoo finally ready for England

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Zattoo is a little bit of code that allows you to watch streaming television from the comfort of your laptop rather than using a television or other device.  It’s better than Joost because they don’t discriminate against PowerPC users. It means I can watch BBC 1, 2 3 4, ITV,…

  • How is the word dissertation progressing through the blogopshere

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s the result when looking up three terms for dissertation on blogpulse

  • Ijustine and Laporte have demonstrated how to use twitter

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Karina Stenquist of Mobuzz tv is confused by the notion of twitter as anything other than a means by which to distribute brainfarts, a term used by a few people. Do you remember Swatch and Swatch time? The idea was to create a universal timekeeping format which would be the…

  • Facebook And Technological Determinism – A Case Study

    Reading Time: 2 minutes What’s the worst thing about being a student. The stress never disappears. What’s the best thing about being a media student? As long as you can find the theoretical background that goes with an activity you love you can justify doing a case study on the topic. I’m fresh back from…