Just some quick ones. Busy day.
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:
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.
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.
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
Boards.ie status update now on Twitter.
Get full access to the Wall Street Journal for free via a Firefox plugin. Oh yeah!
McCain staffer fired after Twittering an Obama video.
Easy money. Want to do web consultancy with Enterprise Ireland?
JazzBiscuit always has something good. G’wan over.
Shane on journo schools. And loadsa comments.
Turn YouTube into RollTube.
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.
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?
Des talks about the computers for school scam.
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 new tech and the net aids conspiracy theories.
Bulgarian Music Idol 2 – Mariah Carey – Without You
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.
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.
Pages viewed and time spent is growing at a faster rate than unique visitors. EU grew 12% in â€œminutes spent per Unique Userâ€; 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.
Radioâ€™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.
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?
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.
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?
Want to be a little scared about your privacy. The 10 biggest data breaches since 2000.
Via Adam – Just, just .. watch.
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.
MacBook Air, scaring airport security.
Tom Tom Club – Genius of Love