If you haven’t yet taken a tour on the Worldwide Telescope don’t wait another minute to hop aboard for this astonishing experience. It’s like a best-of clip show from the world’s greatest telescopes, with the images merged into a seamless spatial panascope (I know there’s no such word, but you get what I mean). It… Continue reading Stuff that makes me happy: A Worldwide Telescope tour of the universe
I still haven’t gotten over the demise of Borat and Ali G, two characters who brought me great, chunky wads of happiness. But I think it’s time to mark their passing with a little blog vigil. Two of my passions are science and technology, so this clip where ‘Ali G talks to some geezers about… Continue reading Not happy to say goodbye: Ali G on science & ‘techmology’
Technology can be overwhelming and sometimes it feels more like work than a way to save time or improve productivity. But other times you find tools that really do make life easier.
Here are 3 of my favourite (free) downloads:
“What came first, the music or the misery? People worry about kids playing with guns, or watching violent videos, that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands, literally thousands of songs about heartbreak, rejection, pain, misery and loss. Did I listen to pop music because… Continue reading Stuff that makes me happy – Music videos
iPac (named Xac) I take this everywhere. It’s my diary, to-do list, address book and post-it pad. It’s old now and no longer available, but I’m waiting for HP to bring out a mobile PDA using Windows on a 3G network (Optus?) before I upgrade. I’ve added SPB Pocket Plus, which makes it look way… Continue reading Stuff that makes me happy – Devices