Month: April 2015

Misc

Near Miss (Not Me)

Diamond Geezer published these thoughts on “Guerilla Pedestrians” yesterday. Let me relate what I saw happen – and what...

TV

Should We Be Surprised That 60% of TV Programmes Get Zero Ratings?

On Twitter James Cridland highlighted a stat reported within a Media Guardian story on Local TV: Astonishing stat deep in this story: 60%...

Internet

Twitter List Wrangling

NB. This is really to help anyone having the same problem as I had trying to add many accounts to a Twitter list in one go using a third...

Cycling, Photography

Paris – Roubaix 2015

When I visited Gent six weeks or so ago, it was to see the city and take in a little bit of cycling. Hence I got to watch Omloop Het...

Media

“Now Available to Download”

There was mass hysteria* yesterday when Disney and Fox announced that all six Star Wars films would be available to download in HD from...

Internet, Media

Around the Web

They’ve been there a while now. At first, just a few. But now they’re everywhere. And the invasion is growing. What am I...

Audio, Radio

Top Tips for Podcasters

An upfront disclaimer: I’ve never made or distributed a podcast. However, I have been listening to them for many years – from a...

Music, Technology

Thoughts on Tidal and Streaming Music Services

I’m still not really clear about Tidal – the music streaming service. There was some kind of hideous press conference with lots...

TV

The Failure of London Live

“Local TV” has not been a rip-roaring success. It was former Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt’s passion project, before a...

Misc, Photography, Sport

Pavé

This weekend sees the Tour of Flanders, and next weekend is Paris – Roubaix. Since it’s been a while since I last did some...