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Middle Ages [it's all mine now?]

I was bought up in a small township in Eltham (Leslie Townsend Hope's also) in South London, now live in The-Garden-of-Kent aerial during the fifties Elvis was beginning to make a noise and ....in contempt of court

Saturday, January 01, 2005

Category : Best Comedian

channel4 has 'The Comedians Comedian' on tonight which is quite intensive - you know just-who'swho which gets you thinking - someone I can never remember the name of is Richard Prior ..yes? that film! ..[queer feed]
by the way, it all started with Beyond The Fringe, followed by lashings of 'Not Only But Also'..<

Caregory : Calenders

The endoftheuniverse scifi calender linked by Cory [bOING bOING] in pdf 487 Kb with the birthdays of fiction writers

Friday, December 31, 2004

Category : The Book

Way back in the sixties I somehow got to read Dennis Wheatley's Sixty Days To Live which is a story about that film 'Deep Impact' where a large metorite hits the earth creating disaster, and a very large wave..in this story by Wheatley the metorite hit the Atlantic, I beleive and it was calculted that they had sixty days before the metorite hit the earth.. [I don't think even Hollywood could conceive that] knowing what we know now. Loic Le Meur posted this item 'A blogger was alerted three hours before the tsunamis' but, knowing something some times makes - you feel small when there is a big task not just us tiny people - but even greater mortals still do need satisfaction

Category : Computers

How to fix http://scribbling.net/how-to-fix-moms-computer

Category : New Years Resolutions

tecnorati have a postings list for efforts that will go into a resolutions list.. for myself I could not make any really new ones as I am still trying to carry out the last two years ones, which are straighten out my out goings reduce the interest rates paid with all the pc [politically correct] attitudes being banded about I don't feel as safe as I did say as say ten years ago what with so much fuss made about identity [chip 'n pin] here in the UK. So the first chance I get is to treat - myself..
good advice

Thursday, December 30, 2004

Category : Numeracy

A link found on Wikipedia on English-language numerals Short scale is the English translation of the French term échelle courte, which designates a system of numeric names in which the word billion means only a thousand millions according to this document the french adopted the short scale which was taken by the americans now the french use the long scale now as do the italians last modified 22:48 25 Dec via Xeni Jardin [bOING bOING] refers to dispellin complications arising in the Indian system of commers coming between every two naughts [zeros] which are named arab for billion nine zeros..

Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Category : Mobil

LOST AND FOUND The identities of stolen handsets uploaded to local EIR databases are uploaded to a central database hosted by the GSM Association (the Central Equipment Identity Register or CEIR). The GSMA is also poised to extend and upgrade the functionality and scalability of its central database. In addition, many operators have wanted to report as stolen the phones that they gave out to customers tied to long term service contract. Competing operator did not want to treat these phones as stolen. There is also the problem of Saturday week end theft. People lose their phones over the week end, report them as stolen but find them on Monday or Tuesday. Dealing with these cases is time consuming and costly. via Mobil Monday

Category : Wireless

Wireless Watch japan have an article about modding on your celly [but am concerned about the time it took Syouji Koyama: five minutes] adding leds to the cover to give it that blingbling. via gizmodo $100-$200 - you may be surprised but this will surely become a nurdy fad..

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Category : Car-azy

Last night Jeremy did a track-test on the Aeril Atom a sort of concept car but it's a motorcyle on four wheels 0-60 in 2.9 secs kouch! it beat two wheels because it goes faster round bends..

Monday, December 27, 2004

Category : Art

AdBusters have an article on parts of the diversity of the commercial worlds and here is a little help from me

Category : Weather tsunami

via Xeni [bOING bOING] Arthur C. Clarke author replies to enquires about his well-being since Sunday’s devastating tidal wave. [100 minutes from source to Sri Lanka]

updating data sheet from usgs.gov with map data updating this image shows a beechscape and a horizon, now have satellite images here an example here