Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Monday August 16th 2010

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Suzy Byrne drives a tank over the idea that marriage is the ultimate goal for gay couples.

Fran Hollywood talks about their Facebook Page on their blog. Why not like their Page?

Realex Web Awards are on October 16th, 2010. Venue is the Mansion House.

New wedding set it up to highlight beautiful and interesting ideas to inspire Irish brides and grooms.

New blog: Juleser’s blog.

IGAP is back again. Great programme for Irish Web companies. It’d be great if the calibre of speakers from last year was attained. Videos of the talks would be great too.

Together against Discrimination Journalism Award and European Year Journalist Award 2010 – more prizes worth a few grand.

Amazing video of the work that went into a decanter many deacanter many decades ago.

Via Stephen O’Leary. Roger Federer does William Tell.

Fluffy Links – Friday August 13th 2010

Friday, August 13th, 2010

This is Pop Baby’s Electric Picnic lineup is pretty packed itself.

Some handy Facebook marketing tips for NGOs from Conor Byrne.

Music in the Historic Quarter is an outdoor music trail and event programme which takes place throughout Dublin’s Historic Quarter from 21 August to 1 September 2010.

Foursquare now have a store where you can buy physical Foursquare badges or just t-shirts.

So putting asterisks over letters in a curse word doesn’t make them less sweary it seems. Starring out letters drives me mad. Say it or don’t.

Liking the trailer for this iPad game: The Incident.

Lots of politicians and journos abusing the phrase “ahead of”.

Kids do give a damn about privacy. They’re probably more switched on than the adults who spent so much time “thinking about the children”.

Fluffy Links – Wednesday 11th August 2010

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The Glucksman Gallery in Cork are looking for interns.

Jolt Games versus Chuck Norris. Chuck no likey.

it@cork members can win a place on a 4 day project Management Course worth €1250 by it@cork member Velopi. Didn’t they do that song about JCBs?

Good post from Mumblin’ on Jim’s blog about the realities of the music industry.

This is an iPad holder I’d love. Sits into it to become an old style TV.

Some handy accessories/apps for taking photos with the iPhone.

12 classical musicians use their heartbeats to control in real time a computer composition and visualization environment.

Via Bookslut 20 classic works of gay literature. Nope, not read one.

Plan B – Prayin’

Fluffy Links – Monday August 9th 2010

Monday, August 9th, 2010

New blog (to me) from Humphrey Jones. “More Stress, Less Success is a blog about being a teacher – a busy one.”

Nice app for Cork Tourism. Top ten places to check out.

Fancy that. Load of wine bars in West Cork now. Totally agree with the dislike of laminated menus.

Sales of tea, ham and batch bread soar as GAA season reaches climax.

Facebook Questions has an Easter Egg! Love it.

Book for adults done as a kids book. All my friends are dead.

Via the brilliant Berg Blog. A ball controlled by moving your phone.

Via Fabulist: Sarah Blasko – No Turning Back

Fluffy Links – Thursday August 5th 2010

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Keith Bohanna is running a Getting Things Done training day at the end of August. Also, because he likes me, €25 off if you quote DM or “Mulley is a bollox”. Up to you.

Congrats to the IIA with their Digital Marketing Diploma course.

Laura Jane Cassidy has a competition on her blog for various booky type things.

Philipp Lenssen has brought out a book called “Graphic Adventures: Being a Mostly Correct History of the Adventure Game Classics”. Base material is Wikipedia articles. Great use of open content.

IDEO launch OpenIDEO which is a platform to share innovation ideas to improve the world by looking at specific projects.

Two slightly related. Don’t set goals.

Achievement in games might be a bad thing. What about Foursquare and the like?

Via Jim C on his Phantom Show:
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Fluffy Links – Wedn August 4th 2010

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

(This should have gone out on Monday, oops)

Want to win a Robert Roberts hamper? Gráinne has the details.

Great breakdown from Ciara on the costs of the new iPhone 4 in Ireland.

Drew B does crowdsourcing for a week, letting people on Twitter and Facebook make his decisions for him.

Lovely legal opinions highlighted by Google Scholar. Done in rhyme, rant, noir crime style and more.

Instapaper user? Longform is a service like editor picks of good content to read on it.

Mad Men fan? See how their furniture is done.

Beautiful. The 3D revolving yet stylish palindromical sign for the Victoria and Albert tube entrance.
And a video:

Troika_Palindrome from Troika on Vimeo.

Fluffy Links – Friday July 30th 2010

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Last day of that Facebook sticker for your business and then I send them off to be printed. Get in.

Maura from Easy Schoolbooks has started to blog. I first met her at a training course a year ago at this stage.

Conference from the EU Ireland office. Communicating environmental issues through the web – What can the internet deliver?

“Claiming Our Future” is an event on in the RDS this October. Bringing 1000 people together in one day to discuss the future of Ireland. They’re looking for an intern.

NixonMcinnes are hiring. Brighton jobs.

A new WiFi Kindle is out. Cheap too.

Youtube gives you 15 minutes of fame instead of 10. Should have done this from the start.

Quick video showing main theme from Inception is directly taken from…

Fluffy Links – Tuesday 27th of July 2010

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Have a looksee at the Something Wonderful Comic who are looking for new readers.

Aoife makes her own crisps. Oven-Dried Salt ‘N’ Vinegar. Wow. Yum.

You’ve seen the Joe Duffy soundboard, right?

Handy for all businesses. Bord Bia Marketing Reports.

Parnell Summer school. 8 – 13 August this year is entitled: Gotcha! The Role of Media in Politics and Society

Mrs2Be now has a social media directory of Irish Wedding Suppliers.

Stream or download this album from a great band for free. The Cast of Cheers.

Facebook are looking for a Community Manager, Platform Operations (Dublin)

How to make your own In and Out burger.

Fatboy Slim – Everybody Loves A Carnival

Fluffy Links – Thursday 22nd July 2010

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Self whoreage. Now 100 companies have signed up to get free customised Facebook Stickers. Still another few days before I send them to the printers.

New blog, least to me. Frank O’Regan

Good tips from Catherine O’Mahony on PR and sending stuff into the Business Post. OMFG I linked to a paper!

The Pill is 50 years old. It totally changed the world. A website to celebrate it and society. Sorry COIR!

Paywalls, how are they working for you Rupert?

18th century ship found at WTC site.

The fashion of Akira.

Kele – Tenderoni

Fluffy Links – Monday July 19th 2010

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Nice. Robin Blandford got to ask Eric Schmidt what he does on his 20% time in Google. And he said…

Sabrina has a great blog post (on her newly designed site) on building newsletters.

Want some financial advice from a Cork based expert? Read Allan’s blog.

Sweet. So far 50 companies have signed up to get Facebook Stickers for their Business Pages. 100 sticker sets still available.

NCI have a career bootcamp coming up in August. Sign up!

Forget the coat-hanger or bump solution. Nice business tips from the recent public talk by Steve McApple from Jobsland.

Into politics and new media? PDF Europe is on in Barcelona.

See, cursing is good. This is my excuse for using the S word, the R word and w Cunt. I mean C word.

Jónsi – Go Do (Jónsi & Nico Muhly @ Bethnal Green Live Sessions)