Monthly Archives: January 2004

general January 22, 2004 posted by

Bare faced.

This is the Celebs without Makeup site. And I cannot believe that this is Friend’s Lisa Kudrow. Call me naive.

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general January 22, 2004 posted by

Film is back!

Sorry folks we were all wrong. According to a snappy Fujifilm press release, film is actually not dead and is actually…er…thriving? At least in parts. We’ll see, shall we? ‘Fujifilm affirms that certain product categories are, in fact, exhibiting steady demand, with products such as 35mm zoom compacts, entry-level, easy-to-use fun cameras – and certain APS models such as the Fujifilm Q1 – showing notable resilience… …Adrian Clarke, Fujifilm’s UK Director of Consumer Products, commented, “Film is very much alive!…

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Mars bars.

The Mars Rover Mission Blog. Such a cool blog, almost other-worldly you might say. …and this Quicktime 360 degree panorama is pretty darn fine too!

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Scoot.

Come the Peak Oil Crash, will we all be riding about on one of these puppies – a Benelli Adiva. More here.

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Sim City.

Woohoo, now you can play Sim City online for free. This may just make up for the debacle over the neat free Lemmings online game.

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

BlogViewer.

There are a lot of glitzy new Blog tools around nowadays, aren’t there? Is this the start of a blog boom? Will we have a blog burnout? Will there be a frantic rush of IPOs just before the crash? Should I start wearing Armani suits and network frantically with Mr Denton? Hmmm. Anyway enough of that. Here’s Blog Viewer. From BlogDump. ‘Use BlogViewer to surf and read blogs.’

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Lying eyes…

Hmm, very interesting to see a sudden spurt of interest in lie detector technology like the Love Detector and Lie Detector Glasses. It’s all based around an Israeli technology that was originally called Truster. I know it well. Still not convinced.

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Plink, plink, fizz…

PLINK is ‘a new way to find friends, and friends of friends!…PLINK gets all its user data from ‘FOAF’ (Friend-of-a-Friend) files which anyone can add to their web site.’ Are there that many lonely geeks out there, that we have to have all these networking tools? Or am I missing something here?

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Curvy devices.

Watch out for a rash of curvy, funky electronic devices to come on the market in the next few years as the benefits of flexible battery technology starts to hit the street. First off the block is likely to be a partnership between Stone Battery of Taiwan and Philips, which is about to start to marketing the Lithylene technology to the mainstream market. Others will follow.

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

Turn it up.

In an Internet obsessed and dominated world, how do you prevent student plagiarism? Simple, by turning to TurnITin. ‘At the heart of our plagiarism prevention system are our customized Originality Reports…All work submitted to Turnitin is checked against three databases of content…a copy of the publicly accessible Internet (more than 2 billion pages updated at a rate of 30-40 million pages per day)…

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general January 21, 2004 posted by

New Google tricks.

Oooh, Google has released a new passel of number search goodies. Enter in a UPC (aka bar) code and get info on products, track flights and even UPS packages by number.

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