Monthly Archives: November 2006

Why The Chinese Government Must Ban All Of Wikipedia

After being unblocked, the Chinese Government has re-blocked all of Wikipedia. With the goal of Wikipedia being to provide free access to the sum of all human knowledge, China had a choice of either blocking everything or just blocking what it does not like. Its … Continue reading

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Found Some More Old Nanotech Music

Managed to hunt down some old techno tracks I made in the early 90’s. A.T.O.T.M.O.G (1993).mp3 Go! (Very Silly)_Smurfs On Horse Tranquilisers (1992).mp3

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How I Listen To Podcasts

In response to this post “Podcasts are boring (Hot tips to hold attention)”  by Leisa Reichelt. This is how I consume Podcasts. I use an iPod mini and iTunes on an old G4 attached to a 50W Honner keyboard amplifier. I … Continue reading

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2006 – So Far Its All About People and AttentionRank

EgoSurf egoSurf finds your blogs ranking in google Actually it doesn’t have to be your blog, and it ain’t just google. Simple. You enter your name and your blogs web address. We search google and find links to your blog. … Continue reading

Posted in AttentionRank, Web2.0 | 1 Comment – Now This Is Exactly What Is Wrong With The World Today

I find rather a rather appalling application of cutting edge computer science. I’m probably nothing like the target market but I find myself disgusted at people bragging about the ocean-boiling computing power required to allow people to purchase yet … Continue reading

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And Old Bug In Windows CRT – time() Is Affected By Timezone Change

The standard C run-time (CRT) time() function for windows is documented thus “The time function returns the number of seconds elapsed since midnight (00:00:00), January 1, 1970, coordinated universal time, according to the system clock. The return value is stored in the … Continue reading

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JavaScript Demo-Scene

And here is a JavaScript triangle demo from someone that has far to much time on their hands. I think someone should start a JavaScript demo-scene and something tells me that this is clever enough to be the official launch. … Continue reading

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It’s not Kiwi for Wireless, its a Korean Wireless broadband standard. WiBro aka “High Speed Downlink Packet Access” (HSDPA). Imaging getting 100Mb while driving in a car. From Wikipedia “The First phase of HSDPA has been specified in 3GPP release 5. … Continue reading

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