February 2008 Archives

February 21, 2008

The internet as a platform? Not as ISP bloodbath looms | The Register

"After 15 years of utopian gibberish about the "internet as a platform" that (of course) "changes everything", the pigeons are finally flying home to roost. In 2008, IP networks look less like the future of media, and more like tarpits that promise to bankrupt anyone who tries to run one. Especially the middlemen - as the distributors look like going to the wall first."

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/20/iplayer_isps_broke/



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February 20, 2008

My day..



You can't just let someone carry on being wrong, they must be corrected, whatever the cost! From xkcd.

February 18, 2008

Max, 19, hits the road - how exciting!

Wonderous news! Some rich kid is heading off 'travelling' for two whole months (how tough that's going to be) and is writing a blog about it.  What a bloody novel idea, well done to the Guardian for picking this up.


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February 1, 2008

The iPhone is a piece of shit, and so is your face.

http://www.thebestpageintheuniverse.net/c.cgi?u=iphone

Iagree with the sentiment entirely.  There are better, cheaper alternatives out there but Apple's marketing is too strong and people are too damn stupid to actually look things up for themselves.

Anyway, Maddox says it best...

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