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Fluffy Links – Tuesday April 8th 2008

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

We’ve had Fluffy badges, so how does one go about getting a Filthy badge? Talk to Midget Wrangler.

Alan has a good post on Randy Pausch’s last lecture. What would be yours?

Linkmap tells us the Taste Festival is coming to Cork.

The blog of Cristian Roman, a food blogger and journalist from Romania who’s just moved to Dublin.

You happy with our transport Minister?

Michael Moynihan, a sports journo from the Examiner is blogging, or rather copying and pasting existing articles and sticking them on a blog. Original content would be nice.

Fox News/Bill O’Reilly get Goatse’d.

Via Adam Maguire: 4 min unedited fight sequence. Some lame bits but really good still. Read the notes that went with it.

Fluffy Links – Monday 7th April 2008

Monday, April 7th, 2008

John Smyth has moved blog address to Check out this amazing photo.

He read it so we don’t have to. (Una’s started something) World By Storm deconstructs Eoghan Harris in HotPress.

I bet the editor put that title in. The article is tame. Indo on us unruly bloggers and Bertie.

Meanwhile Harris again on how we were like Bertie’s murderers.

This Esquire investigative piece on a black-ops mercenary will really grab you.

I thought they did this anyway? Stanford starts a venture fund. If they did this 15 years ago…

Michael Gartenberg adds his wisdom to the TechCrunch v Demo kerfuffle: Why not skip both?

you’re better off finding a slow news week (there are plenty) when journalists and analysts are looking for something interesting to write about. Some of the best products and companies have launched this way and gotten better press, attention and overall buzz.

Gary Busey talks about snorting coke off of…

11 innovation tips from Blizzard, the World of Warcraft people.

Fred Phelps almost bankrupt. Shame.

Via Neil Gaiman – Cities at night (Narrators voice is annoying. Sounds like yer man from Dark City)

Fluffy Links – Friday April 4th 2008

Friday, April 4th, 2008

KM Assets now have their blog on their main site. Yay.

Never saw Roseanne Smith’s blog til today. Mmm bilingually.

You mean you missed the post where I said Take Enda With You?

Gavin has a great Bertie timeline.

Meanwhile, win tickets to see Iron Man in London. (You have to be on Facebook to enter)

People in the background of your photos can ruin things. NSFW. (But then this blog never was)

Rick Rolling via Venn Diagrams.

Kara has a good take on the TechCrunch V Demo battle going on.

Guns N Roses – Yesterdays

From the Animatrix

Matrix Medley (a bit choppy)

Fluffy Links – April 3rd 2008

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

All the recent RickRolling has gotten Curly K nostalgic. Well it could be called pissed off with me but we’ll collectively delude ourselves and call it nostalgic.

13 year old kid wearing a bullet-proof vest caught joyriding in Limerick. If he can drive and dodge bullets then he can join the army. Draft him.

Elly is celebrating her birthday and having a send-off party for Bertie. Do go along.

So they want to honour George Bush by naming a public facility after him. A sewerage treatment plant?

I think you might be the last person in Ireland if you haven’t seen this job advert.

Amazon launches SMS buying. Why has this not happened in Ireland (apart from We’re a nation of texters.

Sky falling sky falling. Piracy is going to make authors stop writing. What if they write maritime fiction? Yarrr.

The new sterling coins are genius. Sheer genius.

Principles of innovation from a Googler. Great points.

Via the Helevetica Blog a vid on the Gotham typeface:

Fluffy Links – Wednesday April 2nd 2008

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Google “Munster Manager”, g’wan.

This was a good April 1st prank from Kieran.

While it’s a bloody shame this one is. I’d love a crowd who I can post docs to and they’ll scan em in and put them online.

For fuck’s sake this too is not a joke. Now glamour models are needed if you have cancer “up there”? Una covers it too.

Clever. I thought this was an April Fools. It’s not! Yes, do walk around your own constituency in a stabproof jacket. Sends a great message. Fecking eejit.

Brown Energy for the win.

Google says is a bit fishy.

Liquid Kiss. Cute.

Handy. Diary shower curtain.

I want a Pixel Couch.

VIA BB Sweet Home Alabama – Leningrad Cowboys and Red Army Choir

April Foolsfy links

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Women? Who’d have em eh? I mean, er, Alexia makes some excellent points about mandatory gender numbers and women in tech. engineering etc.

The geeky/techy/nerd readership to this blog is big enough. Got some spare RAM? (that’s computer memory Mum) Then donate it.

Via Soggy Biscuit. K.C.s in Cork has a webcam.

Conor’s piece makes me want to be a scammer. Boo.

Adrian goes all Blogorrah on us.

UK newspapers driving traffic more effectively than Google.

Via Will Mcinnes, via Helenium

Web users are going to bands’ Wikipedia entries more often than their MySpace pages, or dedicated site, by a 2-to-1 ratio.

Really nice desktop backgrounds.

People give their Best Stories ever.

“Artivist’ Will St Leger placed £50,000 worth of fake ‘Bertie’ cash in the baskets of Molly Malone’s statue on the 31st March.” Ort. Yaw.

Fluffy Links – Tuesday April 1st 2008

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Alexia takes on the feminists and those who think women should blog like boys. Hooray.

Gotta hand it to Ben, his reaction to the whole thing is sure to get the pitchforks out.

The Chancer gone? No, back already and an explanation.

Some wiley hacker meanwhile uncovered a lot of docs on the Govt website that maybe should not have been there. Ich bin embarrassed.

Not just disgusting, awful, horrible and unnatural, it’s funny too.

You can’t beat classic 1930s violent comedy though.

No videos today. Sorry.

Fluffy Links – Monday March 31st 2008

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Buy a tree and watch it grow using Google Maps.

See which Irish Websites are allowing Pornography to be posted to their website.

Books. David is obesssed.

Via Off the Meatrack Guy Kawasaki thinks Pat Kenny rocks. Not a fricking joke.

Which Irish ISPs are fecking with your Bittorrents? I’ve heard eircom are doing it and Irish Broadband but encrypting stops em. Log em.

Punished for paying by cash, this BT customer, solicitor and a granny too takes em to court.

Jazzbiscuit points out are releasing a USB stick album/compilation. Those who decide what goes on are known to us.

Now Levi’s are making a phone but it won’t fit into the famous watch pocket.

Some nice anti-quackary stuff on Autism.

Seal cub Hunt not ….

MacBook Air Parody with a Dell.

Fluffy Links – Friday March 28th 2008

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Via Suzy Daire Whelan’s new sports blog.

Rick loves it. Innit.

Oh I so want to use this service. wallpaper made from your photos. but for wallpaper.

Isn’t the new design on the Eiffel like some kinda venus fly trap?

Head of in-flight entertainment. Brilliant title.

Co-working … in your gaff?

Toki Doki USB stick. Ripoff price.

Surely the guy that’s gonna live forever has a dead pool on him?

Jeff Jarvis on the media going blind again.

New band (to me) called An Horse.

Tegan and Sarah – Back in your head

Fluffy Links – Thursday March 24th

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

The feedback has been fantastic but please to list what you think you’ve been an ambassador for.

Elana likes to talk a lot about Beanis. Er.

Twenty is guest blogging on, have a gander.

Spelling in Kerry.

Harry McGee has a nice piece on the perils of journalism. Read that and then Shane’s post on journo schools.

Epic fáil.

Check out Clay Shirky’s talk about his new book about organising people and events and er things.

Via Kottke MovieStamper lets you permalink and tag your favorite movie scenes.

Via Twenty: Daft Punk done on a piano