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Fluffy Links – 26th March 2008

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Just some quick ones. Busy day.

Are you a dabbler?

Is this the Electric Picnic lineup? Not too impressed yet but I’ll wait for the Foggy Notions peeps to come up with fantastic (unknown to me) new bands for their stage.

De Oirish – Alan Partridge

The Day Today:

Fluffy Links – Tuesday March 25th 2008

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Grandad is bringing Irish blogging into disrepute. Oh noes!

I actually wanted to live in this former mental asylum but 300k was too much for the size of the apartment.

Blogging from space.

Speaking of which: An amazing pic of the Aurora Borealis from space.

Johnny Knoxville to do hip and cool ads for Microsoft?

Check out the Iron Maiden plane.

Another way of getting free press images for your blog. I prefer the image search from Jazz Biscuit. I use it daily.

Forget the YouTube 10 min limit, how about 12 second videos?

Speaking of YouTooob, a way of always getting the higher quality version of the videos.

Via Noel: True

What, you want Fluffy links today Monday 24th March 2008?

Monday, March 24th, 2008

What a view. Structure still looks ugly though.

So these are the searches on

So WiMax is crap says a leading Australian WiMax provider?

Clever way of screwing the opposition

WordPress plugin to create a nice version of your blog for iPhones.

Cloud Cult – Chain Reaction

Easter Sunday Fluffy links

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Oh my god Rimming Bunnies.

Stephen has a nice Easter story from his childhood.

Via Piaras. This Marketing Ireland blog is the dogs. Now if they just moved away from the cat piss smelling blogspot domain.

Fluffy Links – Friday March 21st 2008 (special nails on cross edition)

Friday, March 21st, 2008 status update now on Twitter.

Get full access to the Wall Street Journal for free via a Firefox plugin. Oh yeah!

Leccy picnic lineup out Wednesday.

Old tech is insecure tech.

McCain staffer fired after Twittering an Obama video.

Easy money. Want to do web consultancy with Enterprise Ireland?

Via Brian Greene:
Blog Awards and Balloons

Via Daithí and B3ta, first live on screen hack:

Fluffy Links – Thursday March 20th 2008

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

JazzBiscuit always has something good. G’wan over.

Shane on journo schools. And loadsa comments.

The Nine Billion names of God.

Turn YouTube into RollTube.

Yes. We Rick rolled the Apple Store in Regent Street:

Steve Jobs interviewed in Forbes. Just quotes no opinion from the journo. If that mentality in the company is true than it sounds like an exciting though intense place to work.

mmm Guinness cupcakes.

DMX doesn’t know who Barack Obama is.

Ambient Skype. Interesting idea. Might be a good idea too for a company with a few small offices around the world.

Does Google really have 76% market share in search in Ireland?

Fluffy links – Wednesday 19th March 2008

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Shotgun! Want Richard to ride with you on your long commute? Richard is looking for the longest commutes in Ireland.

Des talks about the computers for school scam.

Via Johnny. Check out Home. A new film about an Irish Immigrant’s journey in New York.

Via Daithí (way back) is this fontarific talk from Michael Bierut.

Thought police in action. Cops want potential trouble kids to have their DNA tagged.

Apparently the best talk at TED this year. A neurologist talks about her experiences when she suffered a stroke.

The ESB rolling some cable. Or maybe not.

Nice interview with George Clooney, then Esquire showed him two girls, 1 cup. Yeah nice.

Conor O’Neill on the iPhone’s multitasking ability.

Luminescent gravel, I like. Vandals would have fun though.

Never before but now I want to play around with polaroid cameras.

How to get out of Facebook. Also go here.

How new tech and the net aids conspiracy theories.

Bulgarian Music Idol 2 – Mariah Carey – Without You

Fluffy Links – Tuesday March 18th 2008

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Love it.

Go Speed Racer, GO!

Steve likes to film baggage handlers. No, not in a sexual way. He reserves that for people in the bakery section of Marks and Spencers.

The making of the cover of Twenty’s Book.

Piaras is in Tokyo and it’s not expensive in comparison to home

The Beeb is also being censored in China over Tibet.

So a Channel 4 report says people trust online news more. Online people that is. Since the survey was done online.

More stats via James Cridland

Pages viewed and time spent is growing at a faster rate than unique visitors. EU grew 12% in “minutes spent per Unique User”; but only 4% in Unique Users themselves.

The average user spends 23.4 hours online per month
Visits 42 web domains every month
Views 2,331 page impressions a month.

Radio’s outperforming total internet growth: there was a 34% growth for radio in US in the last year; and 31% growth for radio in EU.

The tricks of car salesmen.

God is a bit sarcastic today, no?

So BT were also involved in monitoring the tarffic of their users and passing it on to advertisers. Did they do it in Ireland? Will eircom try it? Should they be stopped?

Lost Boys 2 Trailer, why like?

Fluffy Links – Monday March 17th 2008. Begorrah.

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Via Sinéad and for the day that’s in it: Turn Irish with Irish Spring.

Exploding pints and other shenanigans.

Six word reviews of the bands that played at South by South West.

Someone wants to know about Mary Harney’s boobs.

Meant to linky this ages ago. Dreadful Thoughts, the rebirth.

When I become self employed, I’ll be buying this “My boss is an asshole t-shirt”. Hattip Alexia.

His Rickness is on Twitter.

Speaking of which. I’ve set up a bargain alerts Twitter account. Get bargain alerts via IM, RSS or text message. For now there are just updates from Budget Travel, more will be added. Do you have suggestions of bargain feeds to be added?

Free Intellectual Property Audit from Cruickshank.

Want to be a little scared about your privacy. The 10 biggest data breaches since 2000.

A crazy, mad and fun lecturer.

Via Adam – Just, just .. watch.

Fluffy Links – Monday 10 March 2008

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Ian points out the last episode ever of the Wire got leaked. All I’ll say is, it’s been a disappointing season and wrapping it all up in 90 mins disrespects everyone.

In case you didn’t see it, the Blog Awards podcast is here.

Nice post with daffodil pics from Darragh.

iPlayer tech Porn. The backend to BBC’s iPlayer for the iPhone.

Flirty made print!

MacBook Air, scaring airport security.

Tom Tom Club – Genius of Love