Internet

Films, Internet

Flixster Transition to Google Play

A few weeks back I noted that Flixster would be closing soon and had written to me to say that my film collection would transition to...

Internet

Twitter’s Algorithmic Toxicity

This piece started life as a Twitter thread – ironically – which I posted recently. Read the thread here, or read on....

Internet, Media

RIP Flixster

At the start of this year I noted that buying a digital movie or TV series in the UK was an absolute mess. You can buy movies or TV series...

Internet

Transitioning from Evernote to OneNote

I feel a little bad about this, but I’ve decided to close down my Evernote account and move across to OneNote. The main reason is...

Internet, Technology

NAS Upgrading Fun

I’m documenting this, just in case there’s someone out there for whom it’s useful. I had two NAS drives, both made by...

Internet

Undercover Advertising

In the UK, we have some really tight restriction on what and how we are able to advertise. Ofcom has a Broadcasting Code. The Advertising...

Films, Internet

Great Sadness

This week, the Paweł Pawlikowski film, Cold War, was released on home video. I missed this in the cinema, even though I found the...

Internet, Music

HMV

A few thoughts on the new difficulties faced by HMV.  In part this is response to some utter nonsense I’ve read online, and some of...

Internet, TV

Is Bandersnatch the Future of Television?

No. No, it’s not. Bandersnatch is the recently released episode of Black Mirror from Charlie Brooker available on Netflix. It takes...

Internet, News

Things I Hate on News Sites

I’m something of a news junkie, and I spend a lot of time reading stories on a reasonably wide range of news sites. I pay for a...