Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: July, 2007

links for 2007-07-30

KateModern Kate Modern (tags: bebo lonelygirl15 arg katemodern uk)

links for 2007-07-27

Are there any ‘famous’ last.fm users? | Ask MetaFilter Celeb-stalking on Last.fm. No Natalie Portman (yet), and not anywhere near Heat-worthy yet either. (tags: askmefi celebrity lastfm famous stalking lifelogging lifecasting) Get Time Machine right now with TimeDrawer – O’Reilly Mac DevCenter Blog OMG Giles points us to infographicporn timemachine/drawer/tardis heaven with bezier curves and […]

OS X and the iPhone

This is quite possibly 2lmc bait, but I’m trying to work out exactly what it is that Apple’s done to get OS X running on the iPhone, other than the usual re-compile/Marklar-esque port to ARM. My understanding is that for at least the phone-y/radio-y bits of a mobile you’d need some sort of RTOS and […]


Some minor, some major. Foyles’s stool/window area needs plug sockets. And slightly more obvious wifi. Vox lets you embed widgets, but you need to paste the code in yourself. No directory of widgets to select from! Facebook’s not ever telling me what a message is, only that I’ve got one, is seriously starting to piss […]

links for 2007-07-26

23.07.07. Interactive. UK floods | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited Guardian flashy infographic on this July’s floods (tags: flood guardian weather infographic flash via:guardian.co.uk) M a g f o r u m . c o m – Teen magazines UK Teen Mags (tags: teenagers girls boys uk magazines)

links for 2007-07-24

Economist’s Intelligent Life goes quarterly | Press&publishing | MediaGuardian.co.uk I think I prefer Intelligent Life to Monocle. (tags: intelligentlife magazine economist intelligenceunit quarterly monocle via:mediaguardian) Tomb Raider Legend Walkthrough and Game Guide (tags: tombraider legend walkthrough gaming)

Another TV Show…

“Pimp Your Ide,” a new show on MTV that airs on the 15th or 13th of each month, presented by a mock Julius Caeser. Show takes a reality format, picking unsuspecting targets and assassinating them.

links for 2007-07-17

Vex Appeal: Bye Candy Guy’s leaving Mind Candy, too (tags: mindcandy guyparsons)

London Gamer Geeks Night 4: The Quiz

This Wednesday, 18th July, is the fourth London Gamer Geeks night, helpfully described in bullet point form like this: A geeky games-type thing where we do stuff like: bring your DS and swap games! (extra points for bringing a Game Gear or a Lynx) shout about Sony Home! (and, by logical extension, how no one […]

links for 2007-07-14

Bayer Goes Viral in Web Pitch for Painkiller – New York Times Wow. This is so bad. (tags: bayer viral arg bad aleve nytimes via:nytimes) Dyke: ITV is doomed as an independent company | Broadcast | MediaGuardian.co.uk Disney, I reckon. (tags: itv acquisition target business media broadcasting oldmedia via:mediaguardian)