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Around the World in 83 Days – Plane Movies – Barracuda


Stronger. Faster. Better. Okay so technically TV because by now I’ve watched all the films I wanted to on the various One World flights around the word. Qantas though are promoting Australian home grown TV which is awesome and Barracuda had me waiting for my next flight so I could watch the next epsiode.

107.9 KOOL HD3


Best line from a DJ on radio ever! “Before Grindr and scruff people used to meet in clubs listening to music like this.”

Around the World in 83 Days – Plane Movies – Me Before You


Still crying. That is all.

I love our work voicemail system


Well actually I love Microsoft Speech Technology. It doesn’t bode well for Cortana. This voicemail preview message bears no relation to the actual voicemail. None. Not even the phone number is correct. From: 1555481000 Subject: Voice Mail from 1555481000 (25 seconds) Date: 20 October 2014 20:38:31 BST To: “Croll, Iain” <—-.——@—–.—> Voice Mail Preview: Lillian […]

Jack Off the Beanstalk


I love a good panto and when I say panto I mean men in dresses and more innuendos and willy gags than you can shake a stick at along with a tiny bit of male nudity if you sit in the right place. Spoiler Alert: Jack (Chris Clynes) gets his kit off! So the annual Above […]

Tesco buys Giraffe restaurants – Makes a change from Horse meat!


Supermarket group Tesco has bought the restaurant chain Giraffe for £48.6m. The move will see the supermarket open Giraffe branches near to Tesco stores as it seeks to create “retail destinations” for customers. Tesco will hope that the acquisition will help revitalise its UK business. via BBC News – Tesco buys Giraffe restaurants.

Security audit finds dev OUTSOURCED his JOB to China to goof off at work • The Register


This is genius! I wonder how many people at my office are doing the same as a lot of their days seem to consist of the same ‘work days’. After getting permission to study Bob’s computer habits, Verizon investigators found that he had hired a software consultancy in Shenyang to do his programming work for […]

The Web We Lost – Anil Dash


Really interesting article afrom Anil Dash about how the web has changed, a few points I like are his views on single-sign-on – In 2003, if you introduced a single-sign-in service that was run by a company, even if you documented the protocol and encouraged others to clone the service, you’d be described as introducing a tracking […]

Banned by the Bible | 76 things banned in Leviticus


I may have to have children just so I can sacrifice them to Molek (18:21) Sex seems to be a big no no in the rules stakes, 14 out of 76. 25.   Having sex with your mother (18:7) 26.   Having sex with your father’s wife (18:8) 27.   Having sex with your sister (18:9) 28.   Having […]

American Apparel causes Twitter outrage with ‘Hurricane Sandy Sale’ | The Wall Blog


When will brands ever learn? Do people not use the internet and read stuff? When it comes to social media we are now at a point when we have a fat pile of case files detailing how various brands have failed at social media, but this does not apparently stop other brands copying these mistakes […]


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