Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Monday January 18th 2010

Monday, January 18th, 2010

New Irish Food Blog – Not Junk Food.

Twinnerparty. It’s a multi-location cooking event where people can log in to via Twitter.

Mick’s Garage are looking for a web designer.

Jonathan Siegel makes a rally cry against the IEDR.

Cork’s own Alan Gleeson gives Online Marketing tips to NMK.

So Rapunzel was actually an anti-abortion story?

Nice TEDx Amsterdam video on connecting The Arts and Communities.

Via Bookslut: Paige Williams spent $2,000 of her own money to produce an article about Dolly Freed for the New York Times. NYT rejected it. So Williams has it on her own site and is asking for donations. It’s a quality piece and deserves attention. One future of journalism?

Radiohead – True Love Waits (the history of this song is fascinating)

Fluffy Links – Thursday 14th January 2010

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Choice “genuinely disappointed” Music Awards. I hear TCD’s Maths Department are genuinely disappointed every day that 10 divided by 180 doesn’t give 10. Music is dead guest blog post on Nialler’s blog on the way. Written by 2 Unlimited (original lineup). Well done to Jim Caroll and all the other organisers. Do or die trying is how some people operate. Detractors take note.

Anyone that’s houseshopped of late can relate to the same house being listed all over the gaff with different prices.

Sky TV crew obey the SatNav and get in trouble in snowy Wiclow.

Takashi Murakami is exhibiting at Versailles from September. So. There.

Via Metafilter, repurposing architecture. From Die Hard and building hacks to the Israeli invading a city and burrowing through walls to avoid street combat.

How Radiohead gets and remains creative.

Flash comes to the iPhone, kinda. Convert existing Flash apps into iPhone Apps.

Pisstake David Cameron posters.

Random Recipe Generator
Lime A La Lime
Serves 1
You will need:

* 4 sprigs of asparagus
* 3 lettuces
* 2 lime
* 50ml vinegar

I don’t necessarily agree or disagree with this.

Fluffy Links – Wednesday January 13th 2010

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Iris Robinson, for a quickie, loves balls. Chocolate ones. Possibly chocolate orange?

Two good pieces on search optimising your website. Both Irish case studies.
First is from Caelan King from WhatClinic. and Tommie gives a nice talk on search optmisation for a on Online Comic Books.

komplett Ireland has been sold but the good news is they see themselves expanding further. See this guest post on how social media is making them money.

Google will now store a gig of any of your files. You can bet they’ll analyse these files for data and connections.

Instead of emailing files to yourself, which is particularly difficult with large files, you can upload to Google Docs any file up to 250 MB. You’ll have 1 GB of free storage for files you don’t convert into one of the Google Docs formats

Like architecture? Docus on Gaudi, Speer and Mies van der Rohe.

FT didn’t have a great experience with their easy to drop Nexus phone.

50 covers from My Morning Jacket.

Self-rolling giant snow balls in the UK. Probably not at all new to other countries.

Been doing the rounds on the webs. I hope Jim Carroll plays this on his show. Terminator 2- The Musical

Found via Cormac Flynn – Boards of Canada – Seven Forty Seven (33rpm)

Fluffy Links – Tuesday January 12th 2010

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Not the Nuacht: Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey has been acclaimed the “melting Messiah” after his mere presence in the country brought an end to the Big Freeze.

Best Irish Albums of 2009.

Dermot on leaving a big company and moving to a young startup.

New sports blog called

Cybercom are looking for a Media Account Director. Is it you?

The theme of this blog is called Kubrick. It’s the default install of new WordPress blogs. It bothers too many people that I haven’t changed to another template all the years I’ve been blogging. Some history of the Kubrick theme.

Nice idea. The web census.

Tiger Woods Gatorade fun.

Wolfram Alpha gets into physical activity data. Nice take.

Monitor your sleep cycle with this iPhone app. Tip: Stick the iPhone on airplane mode.

Temple of the Dog – Hungerstrike

Fluffy Links – Monday January 11th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Unemployment map of Ireland over the past few years. The bad news map ):

Find a band has launched. It aims to be Irelands largest live music directory.

February 4th. Mediacontact are doing another Social Media Unspun (or Unspoon!). Starring yours truly.

New blog (to me) Eugene Loughlin’s blog.

Sing-a-long Sound of Music, Sugar Club, Sat February 6th. Facebook Page, tickets.

RENT. Cork Opera House, March 3rd to 6th. (Facebook Events link)

For the snowbound people. iPhone used as a hand heater. iPhone processor to 100%. Battery life probably 15 minutes.

Interesting to note that the Proposition 8 case in California will be recorded and put on YouTube.

Jónsi (lead singer from Sigur Ros) has an album coming out, really interesting to hear him sing in English.
Jónsi – Boy Lilikoi

Fluffy Links – Thursday January 7th 2010

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

A must-read blog post from Sinéad on changing the world. Oh and she’s looking to intern in usability.

Blag nua. Advertising is dead. Not like blogging is dead, mind.

New blog. Harmless Noise.

Nice op-piece on Iran by Sandeep.

Motorocheck’s best selling car list of the past decade shows how rich this country was. Or debt laden.

The worldwide weblog awards have been canceled this year due to funding issues it seems.

Nancy Duarte blogs about the Alt-MBA programme. MBAs with clever people, without the pricey costs.

Wow, really geeky. iPhone controlled RC helicopter.

Thick ccents are making a comeback as a way to identify yourself or create an identity it seems. Wonder does an increasing mid-Atlanticising of accents cause this backlash?

No need to buy the first five seasons of lost. Summary in just a few mins.

And again thanks to Jim Carroll

Fluffy Links – Tuesday January 5th 2010

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

He’s gone. Sadsies. Manuel’s back. Gladsies.

A student at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology is doing a research masters in the area of social networking sites. She needs some help with her survey. Please take a short few minutes to help her by answering some questions.

Speaking of which, Facebook tripled in size in Ireland in 2009.

MediaContact (D: I do training events with them) are having a good news Friday on the 22nd. Send them good news and they’ll press release it for you.

Freedom of information requests show Minister Eamon Ryan likes his Cake.

Nice trends on Daddy Van Morrison and recent media coverage.

This is how you present like Steve Jobs.

Via YANP: Stream Contra, the new Vampire Weekend album from their mySpace.

Beach House – Heart of Chambers

Fluffy Links – Monday January 4th 2010

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Blag nua o Pól Ó Muirí – Ultach.

New blog. (To me) Izziepoptarts

Another blag nua: Jennifer O’Connell.

Agus another. Triona’s.

Platforms. Possibly and over-used term at the moment but JP has one of the best posts on what they mean by platforms and the potential of them.

Space nerds. Talk from the bravest astronauts ever.

If only every web app was designed with this blueprint.

This sounds like it’ll turn farily abusive fairly fast. Car pong.

Via MetaFilter History of the world through 100 objects in the British Museum. BBC Radio4 series starting on January 18th 2010

Remember the priest that suggested stealing from shops was ok? He gets pelted with canned goods. Interesting protest.

Christmas ruined by … Dublin Airport.

Permanent TSB are saying what about women?

Oh. Deer.

Jump around

Fluffy Links – Tuesday December 29th 2009

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Via Kieran Murphy – Married an Irish Farmer. A blog.

Nice piece on what teens really do and give a shit about.

Some pretty interesting mind/body hacks.

Rickrolling someone by programming a phones system. Nerdy++

Good video. Don’t let your genius go unnoticed.

This is cool. So they make cheap computers for the third world but they’re not all standard as they buy in lots of cheap hardware. Amend and adapt.

Via Denis‘ Flickr is this neon books bookshelf.

Nine Inch Nails amazing fan film, better than the real thing.

Remaking Smack my Bitch Up

Fluffy Links – Wednesday December 23rd 2009

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Merry Christmas from Mulleyland.


So yes, Blog Awards 2010, aka Blog Awards the 5th part of the trilogy are on in March in Galway.

The Daft iPhone App is out and it’s pretty damned nifty.

Via Darragh. Twas the night before Christmas in Dubberlin.

Owen Rooney on The Myth of the Smart Economy.

Via MetaFilter download your video of a 7.5 hour train journey from Oslo to Bergen.

Loving this: Fyfe Dangerfield – When You Walk in the Room