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With the recent announcement that his friend Jimmy and his ex- Claire are engaged, Dan realises that he might somebody become the only person in the world with his surname. Continue reading
As Britain prepares to increase anti-terror measures for the 2012 Olympic Games, Dan observes that putting missile bases into the capital city isn’t necessarily the smartest decision. Continue reading
Dan, Paul, and Ruth take part in Oxford Pride, and Dan and Paul are caught at the parade by a reporter and photographer for the Oxford Mail. Continue reading
Journalists continue to misrepresent and generally fuck up the public’s understanding of the future of the Internet, and Dan simply can’t help himself but to try to put them right. Continue reading
This morning, I saw the BBC News Magazine article about Cerrie Burnell, who’s apparently a children’s television presenter (I’d never heard of her before, but that doesn’t mean anything – I can’t remember the last time I watched any kids’ TV). The article centres on… Continue reading
What a mess this is turning into! I am of course referring to the UK-wide internet censorship of a Wikipedia page (the one about the Scorpions album, Virgin Killer – if that last link doesn’t work, you’re among those affected). The thinking is, according to… Continue reading
Remember this picture I took at BiCon this year? Looks like as a concept it’s going to become not-so-strange, according to a report in Metro: University students open trans-gender toilets.
Downloaded your copy of Mozilla Firefox 3 yet to help them make the world record? I’ve been using Firefox 3 since the early betas and I’ve got no qualms about recommending it wholeheartedly. The awsomebar is simply that: awesome, the speed and memory usage have… Continue reading
Does food ever go missing in your house and you don’t know who’s eaten it? You probably ought to check all of your cupboards, then, in case you’ve had a small Japanese woman living in one of them for the last year and you hadn’t… Continue reading
Go read a mind-bloggling study about the effect of names on happiness, success, and lifespan! Just brilliant, and only slightly scary.