Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people validate their own self-importance reduces my vocabulary to four letter words — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. I'm too good to be tweeting.
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Yet another case of bad user interface design was brought to my attention this evening. How is it possible to design a land line handset wrong? Easy if you’re BT.
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Internet search rule number one: be precise in your search terms or you might get back things more random than expected.
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Sometimes it pays to ignore “experts” and do independent research. Especially when those experts are Apple employees who want to sell you a new Macbook or over-inflated spares.
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Signs and labels everywhere, nor any drop of sense. Signs and labels everywhere, it’s time for recompense.
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It appears that even something as humble as the catflap confounds members of the animal kingdom.
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If I hear that phrase one more time I’m going to hunt down the person who invented self-service checkouts and put an unexpected item in their bagging area.
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Who would invent a language with well-defined constructs and prefixes, then go and smash all the rules? Only English could do it to this degree.
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The trials and tribulations of buying a replacement toaster in the gadget age.