Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Thursday May 21st 2009

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Darragh is jumping out of a plane for charity. I’m down for a hundred bucks. Anyone else want to offer him money to be pushed/jump?

New Irish blog that covers gaming et al: No Added Sugar

Google finally goes local in Ireland.

Adrian Weckler takes a bad press release to task. Where free means nearly four grand.

New blog: big Mental Disease.

Video: Us now.

Photos by Sammy.

Naive New Beaters – Live Good

Fluffy Links – Wednesday May 20th 2009

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Decisions for Heroes has launched. Well done Robin and all involved. D4H is a way for rescue workers to get better at what they do and share this knowledge.

“We all know all most politicians are muppets. At least he’s being up front about it.” Who is this Catty Killian that does the Irish Times Campaign blog? Bitchy remark after bitchy remark and getting a lot of material from other bloggers. Attribution is good yeah?

Magnet have a customer interaction forum on now. First telco to do so. Good call. where the broadband lovers are.

Interesting blog: The State of the Nation.

New blog from Alasdar Browne.

Worksafe bonerific.

I’ve got nothing against your god

Via Bookslut: Ranking poets by beard weight.

25 usability cheat sheets.

Via Cool Hunting. The Designer of Obama’s New Media campaign. Someone NOT wanting to consult to an Irish political party.

Death Cab For Cutie “Soul Meets Body”

Fluffy Links – Monday 18th of May 2009

Monday, May 18th, 2009

MeasurementCamp Dublin is on May 27th in the Odeon. This event is vital for those in PR and Marketing. My thoughts on it here. – a sale of over 1,000 dresses donated by (mostly) Irish women for the Downs Syndrome Centre. Donate yours. I did.

Libertas using Irish Coat of Arms in their posters. Tut tut.

Joe on Wolfram Alpha.

The NI Policing Board is holding a meeting on Tuesday as Gaelige.

Intro books on a whole raft of subjects. A nice compilation of the best primers to various disciplines.

Free newspapers going horribly wrong and hurting everyone…

Twitter search engines.

So want to get a good domain name? Not as easy as it seems.

Via Creative Review: Rega – Heaven can wait

Doves – The Man Who Told Everything

Fluffy Links – Friday May 15th 2009

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Competition from Something about Colin Farrell and a bed

All Ages venue coming to Dublin? Rocking.

BT have a competition. Seems like a broadband Truman show.

Open Cofee Drogheda, come on down.

A bit of reality: Social Media Expert dot .ie

Another New Blog: Fiscal Student.

New service: Be Thrifty. Affiliate Marketing but you get a percentage back if you buy through them.

Amazon is one more step to killing off publishers/printing presses.

KMFDM – A Drug Against War

Fluffy Links – Thursday May 14th 2009

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

We found Brian’s very small one.

Some gold here in details about the New Yorker.

You can still be a winner with Komplett.

The next Facebook Garage in Dublin is on the way.

A noble pursuit. Finding and saving documents that might get destroyed.

Via Buildings and Food – Amazon’s blog on books.

Fluffy Links – Tuesday May 12th 2009

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

10 people better than Tubridy for his new job.

New blog: The Gospel according to Seán.

Oooh a Food Writing Workshop.

Treasa does some digging.

Brian Crowley’s Fianna Fáil logo is where?

Mark Simpson on the wrong fight for gay marriage.

What the internet was made for: Nice results you get back when you do a search on Twitter for that phrase.

Legalising drugs. Did the Portugese model work?

David Lynch. Batshit crazy but still lucid. Ideas are like fish.

Tobacco with a redbull type kick. Good lord.

Practices to make ideas happen.

DM Stith – Isaac’s Song

DM Stith – Pity Dance

Fluffy Links – Friday May 8th 2009

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Alan Foran is now a-blogging.

Eddie Hobbs’ sham resignation.

The Evening Standard says sorry. How utterly interesting. Relaunching and moving away from their negative past?

Chart of time spent eating per day versus rate of obesity. I’m not sure I have any faith in this chart.

Just enough is more and toxic friends.

Obvious I suppose but good for those selling domains. Generic domains outperform non-generic domains in ads.

Going all the way to the Top in the Eiffel Tower.

A frequent occurrence in Paris Metro stations:

Fluffy Links – Thursday May 7th 2009

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Ireland steals Lauren away from Brighton. Welcome to Ireland. Lauren is a friend and is a genuine social media expert and is now in Ireland showing us how it’s done. Have a chat with her if you want to run some online campaigns.

Kieran is spot on. Tesco removing Irish produce from shelves is bad for all of us.

This is why Stephen Fry rocks.

Glen of the Downs Craft Centre needs some help.

Via Keith. Enterprise Ireland have a blog. Officially.

Attention blogopolis, welcome Ronan Gallagher to the fun and freedom of blogging. Or don’t. Be that way.

Not the official anthem of Libertas.

50 Cars, one bus. Good statement on the environment.

Coolness. Art student paints car so it blends into background.

Via Outside Line, great ad for Google Chrome. Very Apple.

Fluffy Links – Wednesday May 6th 2009

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Three Mobile called IrelandOffline ill-informed? Eh no. IrelandOffline have an army of people who know their stuff. More ignorant engagements from Three Mobile. Nothing surprising there.

Tom has a great offer. Want €2k worth of Online Marketing help? Apply.

Gavin has put the whole lot of the Ansbacher report online.

A little web app for reddit, predicting how many votes a submission will get based on past submissions. Predict Reddit

Hard hat Day. From the Niall Mellon Township Trust. Hard Hat emblems will be on sale nationwide for €3.00.

Adrian Weckler takes Terry Prone to task.

Nice interview from Kevin Dunne with Steve Rappaport.

Two interesting talks coming up in the National Concert Hall. Allan Pease and Mindmap god Tony Buzan.

Nice one. Pew Internet now sharing their presentations.

Nice history of how Virgin Airlines used PR stunts to get attention when they didn’t have a big marketing budget.

Via Gamma Oh how I laughed. I’ll be done for blasphemy again.

Fluffy Links – Tuesday May 5th 2009

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

This Sunday Paper summary from Bernie is excellent. Entertaining and informative. Give him a TV show!

Le Cool Dublin, a new online culture/entertainmentguide for Dublin kickstarts on May 14th.

Examiner sums fail. Also reused and knocked down on Drivetime.

New blog dedicated to spread trading and financial investments:

New website for the Joe Higgins Euro campaign. We need him in the damned Dáil not Europe though.

Kieran McCarthy is a local election candidate in my area. He met Hilary Clinton recently when she was in Shannon. Unlike Palin, she’s been over here a few times for more than a stopover. are blogging again.

Men doing almost perverse things with bananas.

Even the US Military is getting into social media. They even admit a terrorist in a cave was better than them for using the web. YouTube. Twitter.

Saying that, the FBI are on Twitter and are interacting too. Garda Patrol is so there. In 15 years time.

Ahhh Pat Kenny

via This is a real movie? OMG