Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: May, 2008

links for 2008-05-31

ITN attacks BBC website “[ITN] claimed that the BBC’s commercial rivals in news “cannot hope to compete” against this level of funding.” Dunno, the Guardian looks like it’s competing pretty well. As does the Daily Telegraph. And The Times, actually. Oh, and the Daily Mail. (tags: broadcast news journalism online itn competition sameold) symmetry breaking […]

links for 2008-05-30

fresh + new(er) » Blog Archive » The museum APIs are coming – some thoughts on interoperability Playful, game-y museums, too, please! (tags: api museum open tech mw08) Mac Forums – View Single Post – 10.5.3 Is Out! Yes, this is a stupidly retarded behaviour for an OS (tags: iphone ipodtouch syncservices osx apple retarded […]

links for 2008-05-29

ninja theory limited (tags: ninjatheory gamedesign gamedevelopment cambridge uk) cityofsound: Arup I want to live in the city that Dan Hill built (tags: arup danhill whatdanhilldidnext cityofsound) 10.5.3 brings Gmail/Address Book sync… for iPhone users MUST HAVE IPHONE NOW (tags: sync gmail addressbook osx 10.5.3 syncservices google apple)

links for 2008-05-28

Long Now: Views: Essays – Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine God I wish I met him (tags: richardfeynman longnow danielhillis physicstoday essay thinkingmachines connectionmachine) …on pampers, programming & pitching manure: That’s “Mister” to you. We started with Ms Pac Man because it’s more forgiving. Then we moved on to the original Pac Man, at […]

links for 2008-05-27

We Apologise for our Hoax Story We published an article on 9th May 2008, 13 Year Old Steals Dad’s Credit Card to Buy Hookers. We posted the story as if it were real and did not disclose that the story was a hoax until 12 days later, and this was a mistake. (tags: money.co.uk hoax […]

links for 2008-05-26

Scamp “I am a creative/creative director at BBH in London. 40 years old, sadly I still wear ironic T-shirts. The Scamp blog doesn’t represent the views of the agency I work for.” (tags: creative creativedirector bbh marketing advertising london blog)

links for 2008-05-25

Amazon.co.uk: E120N Mono Laser 21Ppm: Lexmark: Electronics & Photo Mac ethernet b&w laser printer, under £100, recommended by zzgavin (tags: laserprinter printer mac recommended lexmark laser ethernet network)

links for 2008-05-23

Hoax, inaccurate, untrustworthy and spam Here’s your linkbait, suckers. (tags: hoax inaccurate spam blackhat untrustworthy) Reporting financial promotions How to make a complaint to the FSA, for example about hoax and inaccurate content on money.co.uk (tags: fsa complaints procedure) Hoax article on an untrustworthy financial advice site This is a link to a hoax article […]

The Wrong Way

Right now, it takes a lot of effort for me to write something for this website. There’s quite a lot going on in my life: I’m running a successful startup, and this weekend I’m moving house. My delicious stream goes some way in getting out to the rest of the world what I’m interested in, […]

links for 2008-05-22

Steven Moffat to replace Russell T Davies as Doctor Who lead writer and executive producer | Media | guardian.co.uk Squee! (tags: doctorwho bbc stevenmoffat tv) ISO +44(0)141 572 9150 Developers of Central Station for C4 (tags: motiongraphics design agency animation glasgow c4) Cathy’s Key Sequel to Cathy’s Book (tags: arg book jordanweisman seanstewart cathysbook cathyskey […]