Mexico Slideshow

Just found out how to put a Flickr slideshow on here…let’s see if it works! If it does, you should see a bunch of my pix from my adventures in Mexico back in 2003.

{edit – it did work, but was an inconvenient size. So I got the funky gizmo in the sidebar instead!}

{edit 07/05/06 – This post was written ‘back in the day’ when I was still posting at Blogger. I may well get around to install a Flickr button on the new WordPress VCTB, as soon as my host sorts out the current issues with FTP…}

Aircraft incident causes big ripples in blogosphere

Jeremy Hermanns blogs his experience in a cabin depressurisation incident

A few days ago, a blogger named Jeremy Hermanns was on an aircraft that suffered damage before take-off, and subsequently had to go through emergency procedures. Jeremy took photos with his handheld, and blogged the incident; his blogging was then picked up by big media. Continue reading Aircraft incident causes big ripples in blogosphere

Top 10 Technological Transformations of 2005

New Media Musings: Top 10 Tech Transformations of 2005:

1. The edges gain power. From the video and music worlds to politics and culture, power is increasingly flowing away from the media, from the political elites and from the corporate suits and into the hands of ordinary users who are collectively wielding more influence in all walks of life, mostly thanks to the Internet. The forces of freedom are steadily chipping away at the power of the forces of control. It’s pure beauty. Continue reading Top 10 Technological Transformations of 2005

Chip Industry Sets a Plan for Life After Silicon

Chip Industry Sets a Plan for Life After Silicon

The transition to new nanotechnology techniques could occur around 2015, when chip makers will have exhausted their ability to shrink the wires and switches that make up the modern processors and memory storage devices at the heart of the computer, communications and consumer electronics industries. Continue reading Chip Industry Sets a Plan for Life After Silicon

Big fat leak of UK government’s approval of torture techniques

Looks like something slipped through the net here (literally)…read the whole post on Lenin’s Tomb (this link found on Ken Macleod’s blog. Just doing my little bit to make sure government lies don’t disappear like they want them to. Continue reading Big fat leak of UK government’s approval of torture techniques