Category Archives: random

RIP Steve Jobs

I've never been a huge fan of Apple as a company, but it's hard to argue that we lost a great technological visionary today. I've never been an iPhone owner, but I appreciate the fact that he gave the mobile industry the kick up the arse it needed...Read the full article

David Cameron, the common person

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RIP Tony Hart

Tony Hart, one of the guys that dominate my memory of childrens TV as a kid, died yesterday ages 83. The guy was a legend, and will be missed. I don't think I'll ever forget his character Morph (pictured above)...Read the full article

Shiver me timbers – its talk like a pirate day!

Oooh arrr, pieces of eight, shiver me timbers, etc etc, its Talk like a Pirate Day - the one day of the year you can get away with sinking random boats and general pillaging. Take advantage! :) And the reason my site looks a bit, well, piratey...Read the full article

"Colour of the Bike Shed" – Parkinson's law of triviality

Parkinson's Law of Triviality (also known as the bicycle shed example, and by the expression colour of the bikeshed) is C. Northcote Parkinson's 1957 argument that organisations give disproportionate weight to trivial issues...Read the full article

Generating dynamic stylesheets on the fly using PHP

I wrote a tutorial a while back for the Web Design & Development Group forum on how to use PHP to generate dynamic stylesheets, and since then I've used the technique on a couple of different projects...Read the full article reminds me how much I used to love music!

I can't believe its taken me this long to find out about or more accurately, I can't believe its taken this long for someone to talk me into giving it a try. It all started mid last week when my boss was showing me his account...Read the full article

To shave or not to shave…

That title sounded a lot less ambiguous in my head. I can't decide whether to shave my head. I figure try it once, then at least I can see if I have a strange shaped head. Plus it'll be good to know if I can pull it off if I start going bald...Read the full article Shut Down

Had a bit of a shock today to find out, a site created based around the concept of sharing links to tv-shows/cartoons uploaded to video sharing sites, has been shut down, and its 26 year old UK based owner arrested...Read the full article

Talk like a Pirate Day

Oooh arr me hearty, yo ho ho and a bottle of rum, shiver me timbers and pieces of eight. Yarrrr. My pirate name is: Iron Mou Rackham A pirate's life isn't easy; it takes a tough person. That's okay with you, though, since you are tough person! You have the good fortune of having a good name, since Rackham (pronounced RACKem, not rack-ham) is one of the coolest sounding surnames for a pirate...Read the full article