Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: December, 2007

links for 2007-12-14

Google Mobile Calendar Sync for Blackberry Ugh. Blackberry only. *waits for Series 60, 3rd Edn version* (tags: google calendar gcal sync blackberry)

Bad Dock, No Biscuit

Anyone else on Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.1 having this problem? 13/12/2007 17:07:29 com.apple.launchd[123] ([0x0-0x239239].com.apple.dock[3122]) Exited abnormally: Bus error Every so often, while “doing something”, where “doing something” correlates to a mousedown event so far as I can tell, the Dock will disappear and be restarted. It doesn’t do anything fatal, it’s just annoying.

Eight Random Things About Me

I’ve been tagged by Frankie Roberto to write eight random things about myself. I’m finding this rather tricky, if only because I’ve been writing online for the last nine years or so, and if there’s anything I’ve written about, it’s probably been ninety-five percent fluff and ‘random things’ and the odd five percent of actually […]

links for 2007-12-13

Regret the Error » Crunks 2007: The Year in Media Errors and Corrections Error of the Year is RTR’s usage of footage from Titanic being spotted by a 13 year old in Finland. (tags: 2007 endofyear bestof errors editing journalism media mistakes rtr titanic corrections) Shops by MeFites | MetaFilter I love this. MeFi page […]

links for 2007-12-12

DOPPLR Dopplr’s open! Congrats to Mattb, Jerakeen and Blackbeltjones. (tags: dopplr open outofbeta travel web2 social socialsoftware mapping) Nokia – Eco Sensor Concept It’s all very well the prototype having a gorgeous UI like that, but if the damn thing runs on a bastardised S60 3rd Edition, then I won’t be very happy at all. […]

links for 2007-12-11

Stephen Fry Oh God, he’s still going. It’s just embarrassing. How can someone be so talented? (tags: stephenfry blog jealous) equatorial physics | Ask MetaFilter “Are there any easily demonstrable physical effects to being on the equator?” (tags: equator equatorial physics demo) jwz – 2007 movies: FAIL. jwz’s 2007 movie reviews (tags: movies review jwz […]

links for 2007-12-10

Greek fire – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A lost flamethrower/napalm-like weapon (tags: military research wikipedia greekfire greek fire weapon chemistry) Brand Autopsy: Fire Extinguishers can be Sexy Now that’s one cool-looking fire extinguisher. (tags: fireextinguisher design fire arnellgroup homehero) Rob Walker – Consumed – Marketing and Advertising – New York Times “Not long ago, Home […]

links for 2007-12-09

AICN COMICS REVIEWS LOEG:THE BLACK DOSSIER! SOON I WILL BE INVINCIBLE! ALL STAR BATMAN! INFINITE HORIZON! & MORE! — Ain’t It Cool News: The best in movie, TV, DVD, and comic book news. It will take me well over two weeks to get through LXG: The Black Dossier. Soon I Will Be Invincible was fun. […]

links for 2007-12-08

Gamasutra – Weisman Licenses MechWarrior, Shadowrun, Crimson Skies Rights From Microsoft Ooh. What’s happening to 42 Entertainment? First Fourth Wall, now this? (tags: jordanweisman gaming licensing ip smithandtinker arg startup vc)

links for 2007-12-07

Jo Roach Ltd Also known as Bomdigi. “Bomdigi Productions, previously Jo Roach Ltd, was founded in June 2003 to produce quality editorial, design and ideas for radio and television new media & emerging platforms” (tags: consultancy media entertainment conceptdevelopment television radio film online interactive london agency)