Going a bit off-topic here, but Charlie and I are also in a band. We just released a single, which you can listen to for free. You can also find it on iTunes, Amazon and (eventually) Spotify. If you like it, please like us on Facebook, and maybe, you know, buy a copy. The album [...]
Category Archive for 'digression'
Since you ask, this is my favourite status message: It appears in the status bar while Word is unresponsive for a second or two after you’ve initiated a print job. In other words, while Word is not background printing the document.
Twitter spam seems to be on the rise, anecdotally at least. In my experience the network’s spam falls into one of two camps. Spam followers are invariably female, have an unlikely sounding name and an attractive/revealing/slutty profile pic. Spam replies typically come from a similar profile. It’s tricky to deal with the former. Any new [...]
Not all typos are created equal
Everyone I’ve spoken to hates Facebook’s ‘frictionless sharing’ thing. You know, the thing that shows you every single article your friends are reading on supported sites. On the occasions when the story sounds interesting, you click the link and get asked to install a social reader, rather than just taken to the story. Install the [...]
So Comic Relief raised £74 million, which is more than a quid from everyone in the UK. It’s also, as some miserable bugger’s already pointed out, about one per cent of the get out of jail free card we apparently gave Vodafone. There seemed to be loads of #rednoseday about this year. Doubtless Twitter played [...]
I didn’t used to get worried about privacy on social media sites. I don’t tell them much about me, so they don’t have a lot to reveal/sell/give to third-party developers or whatever. But they’re getting weirder. I’ve never, for example, told Facebook where I live, although it obviously knew when I joined the city’s group. [...]
Going to Starbucks. Or how having worked in marketing spoils everything.
Word is preparing to background print the document. Not.