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Happy Valentine's Day, Tech Bloggers
There's been so much hate and self-righteous indignation in tech blog circles lately. Name calling. Ugly accusations. Petty bickering. It's even divided good friends, brother against brother. Can't we all just get along? I want to start with you, Nick Bilton, because it was your post that kicked all this off.
FIVE more councils say soz for exposing people's privates • The Register
'Disclosing details about someone's social housing status can be upsetting' By Guardian Government Computing • Get more from this author Posted in Government, 14th February 2012 08:06 GMT Free whitepaper - Assuring application service quality The Information Commissioner's Office has found that five local authorities have breached the Data Protection Act by failing to protect personal information about citizens.
Premier League clockwatch
Good evening everybody. Having spent the afternoon manning our Transfer Deadline Day minute-by-minute report (John 'Two Phones and the Truth' Ashdown is currently in the hotseat), I've been for a quick lie-down in a darkened room and am now back to type you through the evening's football action.
"It's like twitter. Except we charge people to use it."
From: Simon EdhouseDate: Monday 16 November 2009 2.19pmTo: David ThorneSubject: Logo Design I would like to catch up as I am working on a really exciting project at the moment and need a logo designed. Basically something representing peer to peer networking.
This is what happens when you joke about “destroying America” on Twitter
30th January 2012 by Matt Brian It is widely known that law enforcement agencies are turning to social networks to monitor citizens but one UK Twitter user saw a joke tweet land him in hot water, as he was detained by Homeland Security in Los Angeles, interrogated and barred from the US, The Sun reveals.
Forbidden Planet - Your Cult Entertainment Megastore
Forbidden Planet is the world’s largest and best-known science fiction, fantasy and cult entertainment retailer! The largest UK stockist of Doctor Who, comics and graphic novels we specialise in selling action figures, books, DVDs and toys plus we offer all the best merchandise from the cult cream of movies and television.
"My Favorite Museum Exhibit": Controversial history - Boing Boing
By Maggie Koerth-Baker at 9:06 am Thursday, Feb 2 "My Favorite Museum Exhibit" is a series of posts aimed at giving BoingBoing readers a chance to show off their favorite exhibits and specimens, preferably from museums that might go overlooked in the tourism pantheon. I'll be featuring posts in this series all week.
Are QR codes replacing SMS? - Mobile Marketer - Software and technology
The Taco Bell boxes with the QR codes SMS is a reliable workhorse in mobile marketing, but with the sudden rise and popularity of QR codes, text-in call to actions are being substituted by mobile bar codes. Nowadays consumers cannot go a day without seeing a QR code whether it is on a magazine page, billboard or bus shelter.
Daybreak viewers: Confused by time... - The Media Blog
This week's 'Patience of a Saint Award' goes to whoever runs the @Daybreak Twitter account for the early morning ITV show. It seems their role consists mainly of explaining to viewers watching on ITV+1 why the clock is wrong: Update: A new week but the same problem persists.
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Creepy Incest Stock Photo
So what, if the son and dad french kissed together? These days younger teenagers date with older women/men. So i guess that phenomena should be taught for children in early ages… Things like these, Matt Cherette, you will never ever get to understand, not til you have a son of your own, which is to say would highly be unlikely anyway.
Study: Ultrasound halts sperm - Boing Boing
By Rob Beschizza at 6:21 am Monday, Jan 30 The latest prospect in male contraception: blasting your reproductive organs with ultrasound to halt sperm production. Experiments on rats using the technique dropped sperm counts to 10m sperm per milliliter; under 15m sperm per milliliter is considered infertile in humans.
Luis Suarez: I'm sorry
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has today issued the following apology: "I have spoken with the Manager since the game at Old Trafford and I realise I got things wrong."I've not only let him down, but also the Club and what it stands for and I'm sorry.
Reds accept rivals' apology - Official Manchester United Website
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12/02/2012 16:00, Report by Press Department Manchester United thanks Liverpool for the apologies issued following Saturday's game. Everyone at Old Trafford wants to move on from this. The history of our two great clubs is one of success and rivalry unparalleled in British football.