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Monthly Archives: October 2006

My blog apparently has its own unique DNA. It’s alive I tell you!

DNA of my blog

The forensics lab where you can also find your site’s DNA is called Baekdal.  Once you’ve entered the URL you get a nice looking visualisation of the DNA map in a range of colours.  Not ‘arf.

I’m not sure how recent this is, but it made me crack up – in my opinion, the best way to deal with telemarketers

The new version of Skype for Mac OS X is now out of beta and supports video. Pretty good news that Skype has finally caught up with the windows version! I’ve also noticed that if you buy Skype credit before the end of the year, then you get gifted with 6 months free calls to UK landlines (for UK residents only). Bargain!

There’s a new Sony Bravia ad out – the same range of products that gave us the millions of bouncy balls being unleashed down a San Francisco street. The new ad features what I can only describe as fireworks meets paintbombs meets choreography. The soundtrack isn’t as good as the old one though – it reminds me of Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange.

I found this useful article on how to send encrypted, digitally signed emails, and it’s all for free. I’ve never done this before, but there are plenty of times when I should have.

today for one day only in the UK. The national trust is encouraging everyone in the UK to record a single “day in the life”. The only caveat is that there must be something about how history connected with you on that day. I plan on writing my entry later today after whatever is going to happen, happens. [via BBC]

I think Amazon is having some issues at the moment. First I buy a new printer from them…fine. Then I get an email thanking me for buying a printer (a different one from the one I actually bought), and then it seems to assume that the printer it just mentioned is not, in fact, a printer but rather a camera.

Amazon email screen shot

I guess everyone has an off-day.