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Tuesday 27 January 2015

Comment on Internet of Things terminology
Dan Hon commented: The thing - ha - about the internet-of-things is that it's a weird descriptor. from a consumer point of view, for most things, why would it have wifi if it couldn't be connected, in some way, to the internet? Which is sort of [...] Interconnected

Monday 26 January 2015

Update: Hoser's Corner - Council approved 'foundation trenches' for the development in July 2010
Today, I received a reply from Thanet Council's Head of Planning today on the planning status of Hoser's Corner, the derelict broken corner of weed infested concrete, complete with bits of tiles, from the previous dwelling:From: Simon Thomas  [...] Margate Architecture
Bookmarks for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30: Floundering Mattel Tries to Make [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for magic and legitimacy
1. Types of magician banned in ancient Rome, listed in the Codex Justinianus published in 534 AD. A haruspex is one who prognosticates from sacrificed animals and their internal organs; a mathematicus, one who reads the course of the stars; a [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23: Foreword – Open up! – [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Sunday 25 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 24th through January 25th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 20:41 to 06:11: Jamelle Bouie on Twitter: “A [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Hoser's Corner - Where is the evidence of works having started?
Following on from yesterday's Twitter discussion regarding the planning status of Hoser's Corner, I went out to the site today. I couldn't find any visible evidence of building works having started at all. It will be interesting to see the evidence [...] Margate Architecture
Inateck Surface Pro 3 sleeve
I’ve been using the Surface Pro 3 since it launched in the UK, and – so far at least – I’ve also been carrying it around loose in a bag. When something feels like a tablet, you kind of treat it like a tablet, which means perhaps a little more [...] Technovia
Bookmarks for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49: Untitled (http://opportunitygrrl. [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Saturday 24 January 2015

26 flat development has permission for Hoser's Corner?
Proposal for Hoser's CornerThis morning, I came across the rather startling news that Hoser's Corner, the barren eyesore site at the end of the seafront Ethelbert Crescent in Cliftonville had been sold subject to contract for £700,000. And that it [...] Margate Architecture
Bookmarks for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46: The Deep Mind of Demis Hassabis &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for a squelchy something or other
1. Words in the 25 most common passwords of 2014: password qwerty baseball dragon football monkey letmein mustang access shadow master michael superman batman trustno1 2. I can't remember when I first saw this, a segment from [...] Interconnected

Friday 23 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 23rd from 09:39 to 11:50
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 23rd from 09:39 to 11:50: Back-up brains: The era of digital [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 22nd from 17:45 to 22:46
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 22nd from 17:45 to 22:46: Google drops three OS X 0days on [...] Extenuating Circumstances
What I’ve been reading this week January 23, 2015
The BMW X1 – Luxury 4 Wheel Drive Cars by BMW The BMW X1 is the perfect vehicle for people who embrace all life’s possibilities. Its SAV proportions are impressive and the interior is extremely flexible.…The post What I’ve been reading [...] Alex Balfour
Bookmarks for January 22nd from 00:08 to 17:44
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 22nd from 00:08 to 17:44: US Air Force wants to buy $8.8 [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Thursday 22 January 2015

Next coffee morning and how to run one
Let's do coffee morning again! Next week. Thursday 29th January, 9.30am for a couple of hours, at the Book Club (100 Leonard St). It would be lovely to see you, come along! There's a vague "making things" skew, but honestly I've spent a lot of [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for January 21st from 17:19 to 22:28
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 21st from 17:19 to 22:28: How Paper Magazines web engineers [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 21st from 15:17 to 17:13
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 21st from 15:17 to 17:13: Reinventing Organizations – [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 20th through January 21st
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 20th from 19:57 to 12:04: The Code School-Industrial Complex &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 19th through January 20th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 19th from 18:40 to 19:02: The Illusion of Product/Market Fit [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Tuesday 20 January 2015

How I’m managing my life with emacs org-mode
It's no secret that I'm a busy person; often, when I decide to do something, a few years pass before I actually get to do it. So the only way I keep afloat is by the judicious use of computers to track my task lists. I rely on automatic systems to [...] Snell-Pym/Alaric
Bookmarks for January 18th through January 19th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 18th from 17:59 to 14:54: Shirley Ayres on Twitter: “Love [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for pictures and what's OK
1. The decision to remove Grand Theft Auto 5 from the shelves of Target and K-Mart stores in Australia caused quite the reaction, especially in the American gaming press. The move was discussed, argued over and written about, but the act itself [...] Interconnected

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Tuesday 27 January 2015

Bill Nguyen: The Boy In The Bubble | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
What Bill Nguyen lacks in size at a wispy 135 pounds he makes up for in energy. The gregarious kind of energy that's as light as the path of a Frisbee, lobbed back and forth forever. January 27, 2015 at 10:37AM via Pocket Kim

Monday 26 January 2015

Website Style Guide Resources
"Things people have written about style guides." Many links. (via Tom Taylor) Phil Gyford
Why mobile web apps are slow | Sealed Abstract
Dotcode

Sunday 25 January 2015

Country Of Origin Clothing- Hand Frame Knitwear Made in Scotland
Jumpers made in Hawick, 300 per design. (via Grey Fox) Phil Gyford

Friday 23 January 2015

Ode to Joy - YouTube
Ode to Joy // Martin Reynolds Kim
Ode to Joy Banjo Trombone duet - YouTube
Ode to Joy Banjo Trombone duet // Dan Moore Kim

Thursday 22 January 2015

Remote-control rats, roborats and ratbots
Scientists have turned living rats into remote-controlled, pleasure-driven robots which can be guided up ladders, through ruins and into minefields at the click of a laptop key. January 22, 2015 at 11:41PM via Pocket Kim
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January 22, 2015 at 11:37PM via Pocket Kim
J J Bryson; Ethics, Robots, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Society
Everyone should think about the ethics of the work they do, and the work they choose not to do. Artificial Intelligence and robots often seems like fun science fiction, but in fact it already affects our daily lives. For example, services like [...] Kim
Missing link - IFTTT
January 22, 2015 at 11:36PM via Pocket Kim
The best experimental pintxo bars in San Sebastián | Travel | The Guardian
Antimega
The London Foodie: The London Foodie Goes to Spain - San Sebastian
Antimega
The 9 Best Pintxos Bars in San Sebastian and What to Eat There | Phoebe Lapine
Antimega
Earth View from Google Maps - Chrome Web Store
Chrome extension that shows a new satellite image of a place on Earth in every new tab. Beatiful. (via @matthewward) Phil Gyford
If It Isn't Documented, It Doesn't Exist
Dotcode
Minecraft for Educators - Canvas Network | Free online courses | MOOCs
The course will introduce you to Minecraft and MinecraftEDU, setting up your own server, Managing classes, creating context and subject specific materials and contain example lesson and curriculum plans for you to use. January 22, 2015 at 08:32AM [...] Kim
Six Colors: Meet Audio Hijack 3, my new favorite audio utility
Rogue Amoeba has announced the release of Audio Hijack 3, the successor to the venerable Mac sound utility Audio Hijack Pro. January 22, 2015 at 08:32AM via Pocket Kim

Wednesday 21 January 2015

The problem with Angular - QuirksBlog
Summary: it's like a front-end framework by back-end developers; "Enterprise IT" and Java devs love it; people learn to only develop front-end stuff in an Angular way; it's inefficient; it's not suitable for modern, production-level front-end code. Phil Gyford

Tuesday 20 January 2015

It’s never been more important for design firms to think differently — Medium
On large buying up design firms, and the worth of independent design firms. I'd like more specific examples of the specialness of some of the example agencies are though. Other than having "a unique perspective". (via @moleitau) Phil Gyford

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