Entries from November 2004

Broadband Usage

Posted on 29 November 2004 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

Couple of months ago, I finally went broadband through Plus.net. Consigning the old 56k modem to the never regions of my redundant computer equipment box was a happy moment.

Spammers…

Posted on 24 November 2004 in Internet (No comments yet - be the first!)

No. I don’t want an imitation Rolex.

Ladyflash

Posted on 21 November 2004 in Music (No comments yet - be the first!)

There is one song that I just can’t get enough of since I first heard it on 6music last weekend. Ladyflash by The Go! Team.

Going Postal In London

Posted on 19 November 2004 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

There’s something I have to ask. Why is it that postmen in London just leave stuff on your doorstep?

Cartoon Attack!

Posted on 15 November 2004 in Entertainment (No comments yet - be the first!)

Funny the things you find, isn’t it? Whilst looking through some old folders, looking for bad poetry to astound you with, I found something far better. A batch of cartoons I drew back in 1996!

To Tweak, Or Not To Tweak

Posted on 13 November 2004 in BBC red button, Interactive TV (No comments yet - be the first!)

Here’s an interesting problem. You have a 30 year old concept. It’s established and everyone knows what it is, and how its used.

Page Numbers Are Go

Posted on 10 November 2004 in BBC red button, Interactive TV (No comments yet - be the first!)

Just after 2pm today we launched page numbers on BBCi on satellite.

End Of A Cable

Posted on 8 November 2004 in Computers (No comments yet - be the first!)

Computers have played a big part in my life - even giving me a career. And over those years I’ve had my fair share of computer equipment. And a lot of it still remains. In a box. A big box. Until tonight.

Young’s Know Who Makes The Better Beer

Posted on 6 November 2004 in Beer (No comments yet - be the first!)

Since 2002 the September Cask Beer Week has been celebrated in London by giant pint pots running around and causing mayhem - all in the name of getting you to have a pint.

Don’t Panic! Teletext have got page numbers first! Don’t panic!

Posted on 6 November 2004 in BBC red button, Interactive TV (No comments yet - be the first!)

With page numbers about to launch on BBCi, I spent some time this morning lurking around some of the more ‘opinionated’ (read ‘full of know-it-alls’) message boards, seeing what people have been saying about the idea coming to the service.

BBCi Page Numbers

Posted on 3 November 2004 in BBC red button, Interactive TV (No comments yet - be the first!)

Well the press release has gone out. It could only mean one thing. Page numbers will be hitting BBCi very soon.

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