Entries from April 2006

reboot or not to reboot

Posted on 30 April 2006 in BBC (No comments yet - be the first!)

I’ve been watching reboot:bbc.co.uk (a competition launched last week for people to submit their ideas of how they’d redesign the bbc.co.uk homepage) - especially as I had (a rather small) contribution to the homepage myself.

User Experience

Posted on 16 April 2006 in Computers (No comments yet - be the first!)

Earlier in the week, I spent an evening trying to get my Hauppage PVR-150 to work under Linux. It’s no easy task, taking me a couple of hours, and even now it’s not exactly east. For starters, I’m only able to watch TV via Mplayer, whilst using a command line app to change channel.

Letters to the Editor: April 2006

Posted on 8 April 2006 in Planet Bods (No comments yet - be the first!)

The inbox is bulging. Let’s take a peak!

Knee

Posted on 8 April 2006 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

As problems go, it’s not the end of the world. Just a mild annoyance that sometimes you don’t want.

Make It Pink

Posted on 6 April 2006 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

When I got my first job in production almost three years ago, I jokingly told my developer colleagues that I’d be coming back to make their life a misery by constantly changing my mind on things, and going in half way through a project and demand “make it pink!”.

Digifun

Posted on 3 April 2006 in BBC red button (No comments yet - be the first!)

Actually digitext is what many people over in BBC News and BBC Sport call digital text, aka BBCi - it’s one of those little internal pet names that has managed to wriggle its way out into the public.

Pedantic Point

Posted on 1 April 2006 in Life (No comments yet - be the first!)

Heard on a TV advert yesterday for the Race for Life…

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