Light from heaven. Anthony has a lovely post about the Media Training I did in Cork yesterday but his pic of the urinals in the Cork Airport Hotel shows how the lighting almost looks like rays from heaven directing you to go for a pee.
SoundCheck is hosting a pre-Picnic party @ Spy, South William St, on Thursday with DJ sets from Adrian Crowley, Sinead Ni Mhordha and the SoundCheck DJs. Should be great fun, and a good way to start your Picnic weekend!
So the Sunday Times want to know about every communication between Independent News and Media since 2006 and that od the Dept. of Comms. At the same time Smart Telecom want to know about all comms between the Dept and everyone else when eircom cut them off the telecoms grid. (This resulted in all of Smart’s phone customers being left hang and had to move back to eircom or another porvider.) All this and more in August’s Dept. Of Comms FOI requests.
It’s against data protection regulations to let consumers know that they are potentially at risk of having money stolen from them. It’s against data protection regulations to give consumers the information that they would need in order to allow them protect themselves against being ripped off by credit card skimmers.
Guy in a wheelchair blogs businesses he can’t get access to. Mashup with Google maps and set it in Dublin, Cork et al? Chances are that a few of the subscribers to this blog will end up in a chair or will have some kind of mobility issues, my own chances with MS mean it could very well be me. Let’s be selfish and only consider this for ourselves, yeah?
In Dublin, citizens are being asked to participate in the cityâ€™s accessibility audit, aimed at identifying areas where access may be difficult for handicapped or disabled persons. Using the ICiING platform, citizens can take photos of problem spots with their mobile phones and send them in to the city authorities with a comment.
From the Mozilla folks, Ubiquity, a kind of command line for the web thingymajig.
Tom Nixon blogs about his agency’s work with the sex industry and why they voted to work with them and then a good bit later democratically voted not to work with them. Very open and honest. Refreshing.
Why I call Web Awards sponsors “Angel Sponsors“. None of the sponsors sit back and watch, they take an active roll in the Awards and muck in both in terms of promoting it and also in organising it. 16 sponsorship slots left.