Monthly Archives: February 2010

Fun With Technology – Part V

Here we go again, another trawl through the depths of technology. My problem is that I never could learn when to leave well enough alone; there are always a few niggles that will bother me, and usually I find that … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

And following from the last post on Chatroulette, how could I resist this wonderful post about vintage sex toys from the Kinsey Institute? Ain’t humanity wonderful?    

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You Don’t Say?

So Chatroulette is the latest fad. I freely admit that I haven’t been brazen enough to hit "Play" yet, unlike Jason Kottke.   I note, with a sense of irony, that the Chatroulette start page says: "Chatroulette does not tolerate … Continue reading

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Puberty Looms

Living with him every day as we do, it is sometimes hard to realise just how quickly our Labrador puppy, Watson, is growing. It’s just over four months since we took him home from the kennel, and then he weighed … Continue reading

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Flame Warriors

Thanks to Jeff Atwood, over at Coding Horror, I’ve just learned about Mike Reed’s roster of Flame Warriors – a site that describes the various archetypes who populate the internet. I rather suspect that I’m Tiny Yapper – which one … Continue reading

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Uneasy Bedfellows

I sense that the spirit of Mandy Rice-Davies is with me tonight. My immediate response to the Synod’s passing of the motion that belief in Religion and Science are compatible was to think: “well, they would, wouldn’t they?” I can’t … Continue reading

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The Big Question

Richard Wiseman has posted a thought experiment linked to polls for pet owners, one for cat owners and one for dog owners. The thought experiment is this: Imagine walking into a room and finding your beloved dog or cat, and … Continue reading

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