Month: April 2003

storms over bristol

It’s been one of those bright! gloomy! bright! days. The view from the office window changes everytime you look up.

mobile internet use outgrowing PC internet in Japan

When WAP fell flat on its face in the UK, the idea of using a mobile phone for email and internet access being more popular than PC internet access seemed absurd. They are over two years ahead in Japan and according to this guardian unlimited article email and internet access via mobile phone is becoming… Read more »

eric meyer interview on netdiver

Although I think sticking pictures up with these interviews goes to reinforce the CSS is just for geeks argument, this Eric Meyer interview on netdiver has some compelling arguments for designers to start to understand that CSS is for designers too.

start vnc session with kde

edit the file xstartup in /root/.vnc/ to hide the line:- #twm & and replace it with the following line:- exec startkde & .vnc is a hidden file so you may need to edit the preferences of any file managers such as nautilus to get there. you will then need to restart the vnc server

black coffee

mmm that lovely mid-morning hot caffeine saturated syruppy cocktail of coffee beans and floor sweepings

garage forecourt air machines

If you use one of those air machines where it beeps when you reach the desired pressure, remember to hit the “start” button and bear in mind that the machine turns itself off occasionally. Otherwise you will just let your tyres down innit.

a cat surely?

The “Oldest religious icon in America” is clearly a picture of a cat.