Month: May 2015

Misc

King’s Cross Pond

At 8am this morning, I was one of only three people swimming in the brand new pool that has opened up near King’s Cross. The pond is...

Misc

High Altitude Balloon Flight

Those with longer memories may recall that I once tried to send a camera up on a bunch of helium balloons from a rooftop near work. We had,...

Media, News, Radio, TV

Ofcom on Audience Attitudes to Broadcast Media

Ofcom, the UK broadcast regulator, carries out an awful lot of research, most of which it publishes on its website. But people are lazy,...

Radio

RAJAR Q1 2015

This post is brought to you in association with RALF from DP Software and Services. I’ve used RALF for the past 8 years, and...

Films

Visions of the Future: Mad Max and Tomorrowland

Mad Max: Fury Road, is just demented. In a good way. George Miller returns to his 1979 character, essentially re-imagining him, this time...

Video

Hyperlapse

Microsoft has recently released its Hyperlapse tool – in Windows, Windows Phone and Android formats. I decided to put it to the test...

Internet

Storage and Backup: Some Personal Experiences

Note that this is likely to be duller than usual! It’s mostly written up so that anyone who searches for similar problems might find...

Internet

In “How Can This Be Legal” News…

A report today in the FT suggests that at least one mobile operator in Europe is planning on putting ad-blocking software into their...

TV

Goodbye Comedy Central UK

Or more particularly, Comedy Central Extra. But it comes to the same thing. I noticed a rather dispiriting Tweet earlier today from Hadley...

Politics

Vote Early, Vote Oft… Er… Well Vote Anyway

Polling stations are open until 10pm....