Archive for the ‘Fluffy’ Category

Fluffy Links – Wednesday May 21st 2008

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

New blogs Certain People and Positive Boredom.

How steroids will give you the body you want and quickly. But take your balls, nips and hair.

Reflections of, the way we used to be. Spying using teapot reflections. Like.

Oprah makes great use of Skype.

Gordon Brown answers questions on his YouTube Channel. Will Brian Cowen get a channel? Sexiest Politician in Ireland Eamon Ryan has one already. But then he would because the last sentence says so.

Some nice tunes.

Check out Paul Graham’s argument pyramid.

The top secret Google Zeitgeist Europe event was on yesterday in the UK, here are the videos.

Velvet Underground – Venus in Furs

Fluffy Links – Tuesday May 20th 2008

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Yes that was me on Prime Time last night. I blogged about Bebo and YouTube yesterday if you want my complete thoughts on it, not just some.

Primal Sneeze takes to task.

Some nice .ie domains that have not been renewed. Plus Blacknight have a .ie domain sale now on too.

Keith took some great notes at a recent conference on subscriptions. Cog from his blog.

it@Cork have a nice Web 2.0 intro class on next Tuesday. I’m not just saying that because I’m on a bajillion subcommittees at it@Cork

Spaces still available for the Galway Business Blogging Course. Same for the Waterford one.

50 more tickets are going to be released for Interesting 08.

Buckminster Fuller used Twitter, kinda.

Flying penises, once just seen in Second Life are now being seen in real life. It’s all very Matrix-like with stuff from one world seeping into the other.

Fantastic presentation from the Adaptive Path people at Google:

Duran Duran – Ordinary World

Fluffy Links – Monday May 19th 2008

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Check out Christian Hughes‘ blog.

Frank covers the Student Enterprise Awards. Is that our own Rick there?

An interactive version of Picasso’s Guernica.

New Irish site Check Lottos. Checks your lottery numbers for you and will let you know your winnings.

Very detailed Cyberpsychology digest from Sinéad. The first of many we hope!

Cybercom cover fakebloggers and how they could get done now for creating false blogs Ireland.

It’s hard to meet a girl in Saudi so the ingenuity involved in finding one is interesting.

Fragments. Haydn is launching this today. Inexpensive art that everyone can access.

The Black Cab Sessions. Another version of the “bands playing live music in odd locations” type setup. Death Cab for Cutie playing in the black cab is the latest.

Our Taoiseach. Our making?

Sinead O’Connor – Thank you

Fluffy Links – Friday May 16th 2008

Friday, May 16th, 2008

What are Ticketmaster trying to say?

Lineup for the Cork Midsummer Festival.

Some of the talks at Interesting 2008.

New blog: Irish Negative Equity Blog.

And another: Xbox4Nappyrash, he explains how he rolls.

Some Unofficial code to stick on your posts if you want them nominated for Blog Post of the Month.

Sinéad does not like Tate on Who. I love her on it.

They want to make traffic go slower on the M50?

Spongebob Rectal Thermometer.

A crucifix mp3 player. I’m going to put “My Own Personal Jesus” on this to start with.

Via You Ain’t Grime Music. Wiley – My Rolex, for Sir Paul

Fluffy Links – Thursday May 15th 2008

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

New blogger on the block – Chancing My Arm.

And another: Darragh Buffini’s blog.

Woo. New Indie night in Dublin. In Spy. SoundCheck.

Had a nice lunch at the Natural Foods Bakery in Blackrock, Cork yesterday. So many tempting cakes too. But I was good.

Now this is a loveletter to Brian Lenihan. I can’t believe he’s older than Brian Cowen.

Rope for homosexuals. For sale in Dunnes.

Toki Doki Irish Online Store.

I love this idea. Solar Lilypads in Glasgow.

Fantastic guide to finding images online.

A playground isn’t just for human kids.

Via YANP: My Morning Jacket – “Evil Urges”

Fluffy Links – Wednesday May 14th 2007

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

BarCamp Belfast – June 21st.

Don’t forget to nominate the Blog Post of the Month for April and May.

Things Younger than John McCain. Alaska!

Fun with notes.

Steven Seagal and emotion. Reminded of Krusty the Clown’s acting prowess.

Nice breakdown of how Get Satisfaction is designed and how simple it works.

Bertie Still beats Cowen on Google at least.

Bank of Ireland must have leaked this after the Financial Regulator smacked their handies.

Cool GAA App for Facebook.

So did Microsoft really block links to YouTube?

Via Burkie, Food Feed clever use of Twitter to log what people are munching on.

The Black Keys – Strange Times:

Fluffy Links – Tuesday May 13th 2008

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Wille O’Dea come on down.

Great idea. Use CCTV footage that filmed you to make a music video.

Cloud Cult does art rock with real artists.

Sigur Ros have released Dot, a handy widget for blogs or social networks to show off your fandom of Sigur Ros and get access to new content. More of this.

It’s Facebook’s fault what people do, right?

What a lameass article on why smoking is great. Intelligent reasons could have been given instead of the silly “we’re paying our own health bills via tax takings”.

A MacOS X Twitter screensaver?

Bad words give power, creating new ones is more power. Maybe don’t give the words power?

Sun shades with solar panels. They look like Cobra hoods.

Adam Boulton on the new tacky gifting London Mayor.

Rich tossers and their helicopters (yes I’m totally jealous) if they’re not killing themselves by crashing them they’re landing them on multistory carparks.

Trailer for the movie Point Blank

Via Pedro, a really cool video done on a Mac:

Fluffy Links – Monday May 12th 2008

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Dermot Ahern, our Minister for Justice wanted the gays to be kept criminalised for their own good a few years back. Will he change his mind now?

Dominic Hannigan meets with Ming’s dad. Nice belt buckle.

How to sell social media to old bosses.

Via Emmet, the online marketing games for Batman go offline too.

Another Labour councillor with a blog, this time Michael O’Donovan. On catpissspot. WordPress multiuser on the main Labour site, no?

What do Americans spend their money on?

Twitter is a blah magnet making the quality of blogging better?

Fantastic mixtape from Nialler, all summery.

Pink boat anyone? Plonked in the middle of a garden show?

A very detailed article about the Gold Farmers for World of Warcraft and other online games.

Flickr user has their stuff nicked by a local TV station, makes noise, TV station makes on-air apology.

15 great examples of Web typography.

The 3 hour journey from Westport to Dublin, done in ten mins:

Sad Kermit singing creep:

Fluffy Links – Friday May 9th 2008

Friday, May 9th, 2008

Christmas. Not long off now.

Check our Mike Kelly TV, a video blog that concentrates on Acquired Brain Injury.

Lover, you should have come over. The Dear Lover blog.

East 17 and Vengaboys on tour! In Ireland! In Enniscorthy

Why do so many Americans wear phone belt clips on their ears?

Volcanoes! Lightning! Lava! Photo op!

Black Acid. Played last night in Dublin. Ex Death in Vegas.

I wonder how this young innovators showcase went?

Loving that marketing folks in the music biz are copping on and using their brains.

Gaytime candy. Course.

WWF Smackdown!

Of course Cork Airport is the best place to Salsa dance.

Go on a benda with GlEnda:

Via You Ain’t – Islands – Red Football (Sinéad O’Connor cover)

Fluffy Links – Thursday May 8th 2008

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Dedicated to Biffo. Portraits. Some of these are fantastic.

Ryanair being very dodgy.

Faces from around the world. Pick a country, perv on the facepics of those from that country using Google images.

Great great article. New ideas are not unique it seems. In the Air by Gladwell.

Microsoft wanna buy Facebook? Facebook should just take what they want from the MSN and Live portfolio and make something cool. Share revenue then.

The next big Wii game? Boom Bloxx.

Really handy Powerpoint template. Use.

I dunno will you be trusted again if you trick Hollywood stars into turning up to a premier and instead you unveil some product.

Shoulda gone to:

This time last year Enda went head to head with Simon:

Elvis Perkins – While you were sleeping: