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01 December 2004

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Sorry (sorta)

So I'm watching an episode of John Saffran vs. God.

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Posted
30 November 2004

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Cultcha Linkpimpin' Or Something

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The Art of The Cover

William Shatner's Transformed Man[Damn houseguests. They make you drink gallons of wine and keep you away from your blog. But anyway, where was I? Oh yes.]

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Posted
17 November 2004

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Wikipedia

Wikipedia logoThanks to Chris (no, not that one, or that one either!), who pointed me to Robert McHenry's criticism of Wikipedia, entitled the Faith-based Encyclopedia.

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Posted
15 November 2004

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Personal

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Compliments

Mr DarcyMy wife gave me a very profound compliment the other day when she said that I reminded her of Mr Darcy from Pride and Predjudice. We had just been drinking lots of red wine and watching Bridget Jones' Diary, so I expect she had Colin Firth in mind. Or maybe Laurence Olivier? I'm chuffed either way - even if he is an epitome of the dominant patriarchal male.

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Posted
11 November 2004

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Nerd Factor X Provocation

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Microsoft Desktop Search

Windows Search CompanionArs Technica reports that Microsoft is developing their own equivalent to Google Desktop Search. Thankfully, it's based on a technology they bought, called Lookout, and not the horrendous search "Companion" feature of XP (pictured).

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Posted
11 November 2004

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Nerd Factor X

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Posted
05 November 2004

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Or Something

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Moblogging

Rain PictureSo if blindly pressing the capture button on your camera-equipped PDA whilst driving counts as Moblogging, then count me in.

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Posted
03 November 2004

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Pedantry Ahoy

Consider the following (my emphasis):

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Posted
02 November 2004

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Meta Linkpimpin'

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Posted
02 November 2004

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Verisimilitude Provocation

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