Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Friday August 28th 2009

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Happy birthday to the boy.

A few more hours and then nominations close for the Realex Payments Web Awards. Nominate.

On that, quite delighted that all but two sponsorship slots are now filled.

Radio Caroline, the famous pirate station of the North Sea, returns to it’s one-time home, the MV Ross Revenge, for a very special weekend of broadcasting.

Name the table, win the table. This is quite meta.

Blas na hEireann Food Awards are back again.

Recruitment company treating people like shit. A reaction. DIGG it if you wish.

Via Darragh: How Playhouse looked the other night. Was at the launch, this is such a genius idea, love the mix of tech and using the city as a canvas:

Via Nialler, a fairly impressive video:

Fluffy Links – Tuesday August 25th 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

If you’re into any kind of dev, then Alexia’s guide to writing a test plan is a must-read.

Well done Kieran, Seán and all at Murphy’s Ice Cream for winning Artisan Producer of the Year.

Best in Season Recipe Competition.

Got a smartphone? Take a phone survey, win some nice stuff.

Some Blind Alleys are running a writing competition.

Bill Clinton at the Netroots event.

There’s a Museum of Brands in London. I’m so there.

The possibilities with the iPhone are not endless but close. Measuring a room using sound from the iPhone with Sonar App.

Lenovo doing nicely discounted laptops for NUI Galway engineering students.

Via Alesh: Total Eclipse of the Heart using whitelabel goods.

Fluffy Links – Monday August 24th 2009

Monday, August 24th, 2009

“I agree with you, I want to do it, now make me do it.”

The next Dublin Twookclub is on Tuesday.

Hope this is useful: Some Online PR experiences: Running Company meets Bloggers type events.

5 euro .ie domain namesex VAT from Blacknight.

Congrats to those who won a stay in the Montenotte Hotel as part of the next photowalk in Cork.

Waterford based SellMix are giving free ad space to people who read this blog. Quote the code: mulley

New blog: (at least to me) Why Me?

The 99 Percent Conference now have a detailed website with loads of videos inc Seth Godin.

Simple idea. StyleRays. Take pic, upload, tag the clothes in it with links to where you can buy.

Booking a hotel with Hotwire? These forums are very handy.

Lego are being a bit stupid of late.

Nice twist. IDon’tGoToCollege College style wares

Via MetaFilter, James Cameron’s student film Xenogenesis

Fleet Foxes – Blue Ridge Mountains – A Take Away Show
(looking forward to their show in Dublin soon)

Fluffy Links – August 20th 2009

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Nice to see this. Digital Media training programme.

Build your own iPhone App using this web service. iPhone App to make an iPhone App is around the corner.

Happy first freedom birthday Nick!

Ripoff Republic revisited. Nice price comparisons.

Arthritis Ireland are now blogging.

The Irish Government on Twitter.

Gah. This Digital Media as a Profitable Business Tool event looks great and I was down to go but now can’t as I’ll be London bound. Ah well.

Limerick is Loved.

Tommy used to work on the docks, ripping off Bruce Springsteen songs…

Fluffy Links – Tuesday August 18th 2009

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

73man is back but as 53degrees. Thank God he stayed at an odd number.

Photowalk in Cork on September 26th. See more on Chez Donncha. Discounted rooms for the Friday and Saturday in the Montenotte Hotel for those traveling from elsewhere. Donncha also running a raffle to win three free rooms. Photobloggers getting well looked after. Kudos to Hotel Pat for getting the deal and Donncha for being the ringmaster.

SEEPP (South East Enterprise Platform Programme) is looking for business start-ups and that the closing date for applications is fast approaching – August 27th!

Analogue Magazine now has an online TV show.

Episode 0 begins with Choice Prize nominated Adrian Crowley chatting about the creative process behind his lush new album ‘Season of the Sparks’

Bandit Country and now Pirate Country?

For Gav, rubick’s cube mosaics.

Words don’t come cheap. A million quid to be shown how to use power-words?

NTM – That’s my people

Fluffy Links – Monday August 17th 2009

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Dave Hollingworth has released KPInator, an open source tool to help companies with their KPIs.

Eoin goes over the numbers for those interested in book sales in Ireland.

Via Daniela – a one stop er shop for gallery shops. Buy all your books and tat from the Tate, Barbican, Saatchi Gallery etc.

The Irish Print and Packaging forum.

Absolut Gimp?

To arrr.

Nice video (at the end) on Mad Men. Thank God it returns.

So new PR hires are expected to know social media. Eh, duh.

Meebo, a hugely successful startup is doing a regular series of posts on how to start a start-up. Nice one guys.

Two Steps Behind

Fluffy Links – August 13th 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

The Fluffiest Fluffy Link ever. McFluffistan.

New NI Website called Property Pal. Their blog has a great post on Crazy Irish Laws. Some really are plain nutso.

New Blog: LeCunt.

Ghost estates. Housing kaboom. Housing kabust.

What a cool job. Jolt Online are looking for a Games statistician.

Of course it has to be a Paddy that inspired the Labour movement.

Disposable plates that you can feed to birds after.

Big Gay Ice Cream Truck.

Antony and the Johnsons Crazy right now

Hot Chip & Peter Gabriel – Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

Fluffy Links – Wednesday August 12th 2009

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

Soundcheck getting in on the Princess Bride online Tweetathon. If you’re heading there you can see PB on the screen and also see the Twitter interactions. We also have a Liveblog for those not on Twitter.

A night of the claws out. Feminists and proto-feminists talk Lisbon. DeBurca versus McKenna and Marylou demanding to be let finish. Her. Sentences.

WhoseView (a client) has people putting up reviews on eeerything and anything. Some witty feller has reviewed the Winding Stair and it’s quite fun. Take that Amazon three wolf t-shirt reviews.

David Byrne allows you to play a building. Wonder should I head back to London just for this? Only around for a few weeks.

Closer than you think. Mapping remoteness.

less than 10 per cent of the world’s land is more than 48 hours of ground-based travel from the nearest city

Neil Armstrong really was a tough mofo. They don’t build them like they used to.

Via Unarocks is a vid of Anne and Barry today. Jam!:

Fluffy Links – Tuesday August 11th 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

The Realex Payments Web Awards 09 are open for business. Guess who the new main sponsor is? Get your nominations in for the categories too. Press release went out today and yes it’s true, turn up in Ireland soccer gear (they play the same night) and you can get in for free.

Online campaign to get Rap as Gaeilge into Irish charts. And the track disses Peig!
Track sample:

I wish I was in Galway for this: Turning the right brain left and keeping it right. Art + Business + Creativity, with Lynda Cookson and Allan Cavanagh!

BarCamp Derry is on in October.

Exchange Dublin in association with Temple Bar Cultural Trust are calling on citizens, funders, public representatives, artists and more to take part in ‘Culture and the City – the Debate’, a masked anonymous debate and theatrical event where invited guests and audience members will respond to broad questions about Culture and the City Meeting House Square, Temple Bar on Wednesday August 19th at 6.30pm (gates open at 6pm)

Shame I’m otherwise engaged: SymbioticA’s BioTech Art Workshop is an introduction to biological techniques and issues surrounding the manipulation of living systems. Artists and researchers from various disciplines engage in the biological science lab to utilise language and techniques into their practice and research.

Grow your own footbridge.

Peter Gabriel & Youssou N’Dour – In Your Eyes

Fluffy Links – Monday August 10th 2009

Monday, August 10th, 2009

In and around Dundrum today? Seems the newest Leo Burdocks’s store there is giving away free Fish and Chips all day. Found via Bargain Alerts.

If you want to partake in the Princess Bride Twitter evening, there’s now a Facebook Event so you can note your attending. The Princess Bride LiveBlog is here.

The Tuesday Push is taking some time off, it must think it’s a TD or something but in the mean time can you fill out this survey for them?

Bloggers and Twitters in the Irish Times and writing for the Sunday Times too!

It’s the small things. Via Ewan’s delicious, Microcopy is vital for web apps.

# When signing up for a newsletter, say “this low-volume newsletter”
# When people add their emails, say “we hate spam as much as you do”

Tape Art. Wow. Portraits using audiotape.

Via Buildings and Food Fergus the Forager – blog of a guy that just survives on foraged food for a year.

Arcade Fire – No cars go