Monthly Archives: September 2003

general September 3, 2003 posted by

Sunshine car

The thought of Jamaica as a car exporting country just makes me giggle a bit. Rude I know, but then again I do love jerk chicken!

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general September 3, 2003 posted by

Bidding wars?

Er…should mainstream computer companies operate online auctions for their gear? Answers on a void warranty slip please to….

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general September 2, 2003 posted by

Panasonic goodies

The Panasonic SV-AV100 is a cool, credit card sized tapeless video camera. Uses SD cards, and can record full screen, 30 fps video (10 mins per 512 SD card) or 20 mins of smaller sized video. The SV-AS10 is a super thin (‘thinnest in the world’, move over Casio) digicam, 2.0 megapixel with an MP3 player and voice memo function.

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general September 2, 2003 posted by

Time is money!

The Time is Money clock is a pretty cool way to get yourself all stressed. [Warning: large Shockwave download – if your time really is money, you may want to pass on quickly!] Only thing is I can’t quite work out how he’s calculating the hours. Mmm…..

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general September 2, 2003 posted by

Canon 3D PaperCraft

Canon’s PaperCraft site has a bunch of fun origami type things which you can do with paper. I’m beginning to enjoy Canon’s creative approach towards all things paper like, it’s cool. More companies should start doing this kind of stuff.

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general September 2, 2003 posted by

Moon hoax

The Moon Hoax site sets out to prove that the Americans really DID land on the moon, despite all the hoax rumours.

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general September 1, 2003 posted by

NEC WT600 projector

The NEC WT600 projector is pretty funky all right. It can basically throw a 60 inch picture onto a screen/wall from a mere 10 inches (25 centimetres). Great for projecting that movie onto a screen without having the projector on the other side of the room. Pricey though at nearly 6000.00.

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general September 1, 2003 posted by

Virtual shopping

Myvirtualmodel.com lets you create your own personal avatar, which you can then use to rush off and purchase clothes. Well rush off is a bit of an over-statement, since there appears to be a rather limited set of online stores which will accept the plug-in. Still and all it’s an interesting new technology, which is bound to become more popular as online fashion shopping matures.

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general September 1, 2003 posted by

A girl’s guide to Geek guys

A Girl’s Guide to Geek Guys. How to nab, care for and cherish a geek boyfriend/husband/partner. ‘Geeks are sensitive and caring lovers and husbands. If you can hang with the techno-lifestyle, they make the best mates.’

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general September 1, 2003 posted by

Playing for life

Wow, the University of Washington runs a course called the ‘Ethnography of on-line role-playing games’ which requires you to buy and sign up for the Everquest online game. Now that’s what I call education!

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general September 1, 2003 posted by

What the heck?

The Whattheheck.com site has a very funny section which lists weird – and I mean weird – eBay auction items. Wanna buy a sense of humour, a water-cooled tie or a half used tube of toothpaste?

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