Month: August 2006

TV

Footballers Wives Not Yet in US

If you read the trade press, or follow Mediaguardian, you can’t help to have noticed all the reports about how Footballers’...

Internet

User Generated Ads

I was on the tube this morning, and after avoiding a man who threw up in the middle of the carriage, I ended up standing near a guy who was...

Media

New York Times Article Unavailable in the UK

If you read a story like this one on Mediaguardian explaining how the New York Times has prevented internet users in the UK from reading a...

Internet

Idea for Amazon Feature

Unless I’m missing something, there’s a feature that I’d love Amazon to add to its service. I’d like them to let me...

TV

Love Island Washed Away

A paltry 3.8m viewers for the final should ensure that ITV never again brings back Celebrity Love Island. I do look forward to reading...

Politics

Chip My Bin or Chip Me

Is it me, or does it seem that chipped bins (RFID, I assume) are causing more anxiety in middle England than ID cards? “You can chip...

Music

Ad Funded Free Downloads?

So how is SprialFrog going to make money exactly? According to a piece in today’s FT (read it quick before it costs you), Universal...

Misc

“Ultimate Play The Game” T-Shirts

Inspired by Makezine, I tried out my new Speedart Fabric Screen Printing kit this weekend to make an “Ultimate Play The Game”...

Internet

Geotagging in Flickr

The new geotagging feature in Flickr is very nice, but it does show up the shortcomings of Yahoo Maps in the UK. The maps really are poor...

TV

All Star Cup

The All Star Cup on ITV, and more particularly ITV2, offers a somewhat better streaming service than Time Team. But then it’s real...