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25,000 BHP

03Apr07

James May said of the Bugatti Veyron:
Getting the car to do 155mph, frankly, isn’t really very difficult. The Veyron needs just a piffling 270 horsepower to do that speed. But 253 (mph)? Crikey!
…The faster you go, the more mother nature tries to hold you back, so to do the next 100 mph, the 100 […]

For the love of pink

08Sep06

A close friend once told me that her mother had sternly instructed her never to trust a man in a pink shirt, a concept which both my friend, and her mother stand by firmly. I have no less than three pink shirts, so I’m not sure where that leaves me. Perhaps I shouldn’t wear any […]

Steve Irwin killed by a Stingray

04Sep06

Steve Irwin has been killed by a stingray during a diving expedition off the Australian coast where he was filming for a documentary.
There aren’t many people who don’t know who Steve Irwin was, and the ‘Crocodile Hunter’ as he was known, was famous for his crazy antics onscreen. Whilst there were many who critisised […]

OpenDNS

22Jul06

I have just stumbled up on one of the greatest things I have seen for a while on the internet. I first heard of OpenDNS on Whalesalad.com and having read Michael’s incredibly optimistic review I didn’t hesitated to change my DNS settings and was surprised by just how much of a difference using the OpenDNS […]

Power Laws Of Innovation

21Jul06

John Thackara strips it down to the bare essentials when it comes to innovation in the 21st century. #
Power Law 1: Don???t think ???new product??? - think social value.
Power Law 2: Think social value before ???tech???.
Power Law 3: Enable human agency. Design people into situations, not out of them.
Power Law 4: Use, not own. Possession […]




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05Apr070 cmnts

George Lange Photo: The Video Flipbook.
Just awesome.


04Apr072 cmnts

Is Adobe ripping off UK customers?

Judging by those figures, that’s one way of putting it. What a joke.

Never mind my earlier post; if you want to get rich, don’t live in Britain!


04Apr070 cmnts

Is Adobe ripping off UK customers?

Judging by those figures, that’s one way of putting it. What a joke.

Never mind my earlier post; if you want to get rich, don’t live in Britain!


01Apr070 cmnts

Who will win? Watch and find out.

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