Monthly Archives: June 2008

Headline of the day

I like me a good pun. Actually as anyone who knows me will tell you, I especially like a bad pun. But I’m still having trouble with the BBC not noticing the one in this headline about the annual attempt … Continue reading

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A Tale of Customer Service

…so one of the main selling points about the Nokia N810 is that it connects seamlessly to your smartphone, for things like Bluetooth modem-ing when you’re away from Wi-fi. It comes with a wizard to set this up, which is … Continue reading

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Upgrades

After struggling loyally with my old-school Palm PDA (a Sony Clie UX50, fact fans) for too damn long, I finally bit the bullet and got a new pocket machine. I’m posting this from a Nokia N810 Internet Tablet – tiny, … Continue reading

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The death of UK monotheism in a century?

Found via Disinfo.com: Laura Clout writes in the Telegraph: “Research by the Orthodox Jewish organisation Aish found that just over a third of people thought religions like Christianity and Judaism would still be practiced in Britain in 100 years’ time. … Continue reading

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…aaand we're back! Meanwhile, people keep telling fibs

Fully broadbanded again, thankfully. While I was out, there was an interesting little flap about an ‘undiscovered’ Amazonian tribe, with photos and everything. Shame it was all bollocks… “They are the amazing pictures that were beamed around the globe: a … Continue reading

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Due to the spectacular stupidity of BE* (an ISP so incompetent that not only are they unable to maintain as simple a service as reliable email, they also can’t handle me swapping to a new ISP without fucking up) I … Continue reading

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