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 waste their lives telling each other about their shockingly tedious days makes me long for a 'Shut up' button — 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.
Why is denial dangerous?· 856 words (vacuums up about 4 mins)
When is a number not a number? When the media says you can’t discuss it.
OSX Mavericks installation warning[2 comments] · 234 words (vacuums up about 2 mins)
One thing is conspicuously missing from the preamble to Apple’s OSX 10.9 free upgrade: how bloody long it’s going to take to install.
All-knowing Facebook· 86 words (munches less than a minute)
Oh woe is me. Facebook have got me pegged down to the most minute detail, it seems.
Pythagoras makes pizza too· 193 words (munches less than a minute)
From the bewildering array of toppings to the decision about which size to order, the world of the spherical rolled dough base is caught in a tangle of marketing confusion.
The hunger gaps· 1098 words (sucks up about 5 mins)
Billions of tonnes of food going to waste? Sounds like a supermarket’s dream. So why the long faces guys?
Cloned cards R us· 1670 words (sucks up about 8 mins)
Gah, it appears I’m merely another statistic in the credit card fraud graph. But I think I’ve figured out why this form of crime is rife. And it’s not the obvious answer.
Enter the velocirapture[1 comment] · 547 words (laps up about 3 mins)
In true scouting tradition I’d better get my water wings and fireproof suit out of the loft: Satan’s on his way to town.
Count me out[3 comments] · 1122 words (munches about 5 mins)
The 2011 census form is available online. That means I can pay it the usual amount of attention that crap software requires: next next next next next next Finish.