Monthly Archives: May 2006

Mac OSX appears on Dell website

Probably a mistake, but OSX appearing on a Dell website can create a stir. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that OSX will feature on PCs at some point in the future. [via Engadget]

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Prime Time on solicitor behaviour

Who watched? It was a damning indictment (Realplayer) of the legal profession. None of it surprised me, even Ken Murphy giving his traditional waffly defence of solicitors said nothing that I wouldn’t expect. Of course it’s fine for the Law … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 prior art?

I was browsing comments on O’Reilly and came across a link to this. It’s from 1999. The first glimmerings of Web 2.0 are beginning to appear, and we are just starting to see how that embryo might develop.

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X-Men 3

Cian didn’t like it, but given the comments, it seems he didn’t stay until the end of the credits to see the last scene. I have to say I did rather like it as special-effects extravaganzas go, especially since almost … Continue reading

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Just tesing out the Canvas plugin for WordPress. It is rather nice.

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Tom gets Slashdotted

Companies really should think about the repurcussions before they send off Cease and Desist letters. I hope Tom’s server can handle the /. crowd! The backlash has been quite substantial, O’Reilly have responded. Tom has published the letter of their … Continue reading

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Cloaking device

Yet another Star Trek device makes the move to semi-reality. The work provides a mathematical “recipe” for bending light waves in such a way as to achieve a desired cloaking effect. John Pendry, along with colleagues David Smith and David … Continue reading

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Sony Ericsson W800i Review

After my reliable and much loved Nokia 6630 had an unfortunate run-in with a washing machine, it was written in the stars that I was destined to get a new phone. I eventually decided on the Sony Ericsson W800i, incidentally … Continue reading

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Exams complete, here’s hoping I passed Cian sums up our philosophy exam nicely.

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United 93

I meant to blog this earlier, but has anyone else seen United 93? I haven’t seen much discussion of it in the Irish blogosphere. I actually didn’t realise it was released straight to DVD last week until I spotted it … Continue reading

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