Extenuating Circumstances

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Month: March, 2009

Dan Hon has sent you an invitation to join Skynet

Dan Hon (danhon@gmail.com) has sent you an invitation to join Skynet: I’ve been using Skynet, and here’s an invitation so you can give it a try as well. ——————————————————————– What’s Skynet? Skynet is a privatized ex-military research project that began its life at DARPA, where the Internet was invented. Skynet helps you make decisions and […]

links for 2009-03-26

Wolfenstein 3D Classic Carmack on iPhone development, amongst other things: "Cass Everitt had been doing some personal work on the iPhone, so he helped me get everything set up for local iPhone development here, which is a lot more tortuous than you would expect from an Apple product. As usual, my off the cuff estimate […]

links for 2009-03-25

Heineken – Know The Signs Welcome to mid 90s FMV CD-ROM games (tags: heineken interactivegame knowthesigns csr)

links for 2009-03-23

Kirstie Allsopp's Lost Engagement Ring | 4Homes | Channel4.com Help Find Kirstie Allsopp's Ring (£1k reward) (tags: kirstieallsop lostring help c4 channel4 relocation) Kirstie's Lost Ring not an arg. I think. (tags: kirstieallsop lostring help c4 channel4 relocation)

O2

Or, more accurately, Telefonica O2. Being a series of related bullet points. I was in Austin for SXSW, and subsequently Toronto for IN09. If you follow my Twitters, this would’ve been painfully evident. My (i)phone stopped working. It stopped working on the day I was due to fly up from Austin to Toronto via Houston, […]

links for 2009-03-09

xkcd – A Webcomic – Pirate Bay Fnar ;) (tags: xkcd piratebay torrent humour comic)

links for 2009-03-07

HermitWorks Entertainment Corporation I hope this is Elite for the iPhone/iPod Touch (tags: iphone ipod touch)

links for 2009-03-06

BBC – BBC Radio 4 Programmes – Afternoon Play, The State of the Art Worked quite well, I thought (tags: sf culture iainmbanks stateoftheart drama radio adaptation) Media centre – Wandsworth named elite council again – Wandsworth Council My local council unlocks another achievement (tags: wandsworth elite council government)

links for 2009-03-03

Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: the kids are alright Chris does research so I don't have to (tags: activism children civilliberties freedom teenagers control feral london mapping space places posters rights)