Month: July 2004

Sport

Fancy Sports Camerawork

This week’s Broadcast magazine has a double-page spread on something very close to my heart – those fancy camera techniques...

Sport

IOC Corruption “Shock”

Looking forward to this Panorama, whenever it gets broadcast. No real surprises that votes can effectively be bought – the whole...

Politics

ID Cards Criticised

The report of the Home Office Select Committee is published today (PDF), and they report that plans are “badly thought out”. I...

TV

Ups and Downs of ITV

I was pleased to see that the Tour de France was good (free reg reqd) for ITV2 this year – even if a certain amount of me says that...

Politics

Democratic Convention

I note that the Democratic Convention is being covered live on BBC Parliament through the night, with the unspun CSPAN coverage. I fell...

Science

New Roger Penrose Book

I happened to pass by Waterstones on Friday and couldn’t help but notice a display of copies of the new Roger Penrose book, The Road...

Misc

Preparing For Emergencies

The government’s much vaunted document is now available to download from the tamely named “Preparing For Emergencies”...

TV

Rescue Me

Any UK TV channels reading might want to make sure that they pick up Rescue Me, the new FX Network TV series starring Denis Leary. In many...

Misc

Various links

O’Reilly madness (Via Gia) Very clever (Via Onlineblog) I made one of these the other day, and it only cost me 30p in parts! The...

Misc

Transport and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The other week I happened to notice in a moment of idle curiosity that the National Statistics service has an RSS feed. So I chucked it in...