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Why I love being a Eurostar "Carte Blanche" traveller

From the Eurostar frequent traveller website

Vi

Just having a casual chat with one of the guys in Dusseldorf about our lab boxes and he points out:

User generated coffee

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Fatcontroller on simple sabotage

I spotted this post back in April and got a chuckle

More power = more cookies

The unstoppable Johnnie Moore is at it again

Mobile phone evolution dolls

Wow, I can’t remember the last time I saw someone’s portfolio and had to stop to soak it all in.

Tinkering as a way in to the social marketplace

Currently working on social marketplaces (ad-hod associations) and came across this interesting piece over on experientia’s blog (actually, it links to vodafone’s receiver). Interesting stuff, we’ve been thinking ...

Paal Smith-Meyer

Just had the most amazing chat with Lego’s Paal Smith-Meyer (see wired article on Mindstorm project)

Open Innovation and Intellectual Property

John Wilbanks on yesterday’s NESTA event. Gotta say, I left I was BUZZING. John’s talk was real shot in the arm, he describes collaborative markets in biotech where heterogeneous networks are built to buy and sell...

Energy, in the right direction

These words from David Bausola really resonate as I navigate my way around Vodafone internet services…

More fun with Zopa

(the following sent to Zopa helpdesk)

What is co-design?

Been thinking a lot about co-design recently and came across this lovely animation by Think Public

Caterina.net -- Hunch!

I just love it that Caterina hasn’t changed her blog template since the dawn of time:-) And now the imperatrix is up to something new and of course exciting…

It’s a very very short story

Props @marshamusic for pointing to @veryshortstory

Shel Israel is ‘tweaching’ tomorrow at UMass Dartmouth

The unstoppable Shel Israel continues his journey of immersion and involvement through social media:

Hello Cufón goodbye sIFR

Wow, finally a sensible-looking alternative to sIFR. I mean don’t get me wrong, I’ve used sIFR all over the place and I love it’s type-handling but dang, those variables are pointless. Pretty much most of the ‘adj...

Firms Seek Profit in Twitter’s Chatter - WSJ.com

More on the imminent Twitter ‘Pro’ accounts.http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123793945676332341.html

Widgets, widgets, widgets

If ever proof was needed of the impending world domination of widgetisation, here’s a beautiful pic of Yahoo’s widgets-on-your-TV platform apps

David OReilly Animation - Please say something

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Fun from the cloud?

Just came across this BBC article on OnLive sounds like the cloud is delivering…

March 25 2009. Document Freedom Day

Yes siree bob it’s that day again, document freedom day

Is London heading for a "Summer of Rage"?

Well, if we keep alienating our inalienable rights we could well be heading in that direction. This from a comment on Cory Doctorrow’s excellent Boingboing post (gosh i haven’t linkled to BB in aaaages) London imp...

Microsoft Announces SuperPreview for IE Browser Testing | Webdesigner Depot

So I maintain a pile of Windows disk images to test sites in the nastiest of environments. Ever since we switched to targeting standards, I no longer need to test in every permutation of OS and browser but I do fe...

HP on the benefits of open

From news.bbc.co.uk

Replying to Tim Brown. Destroying an industry is not the same as destroying the value it once enabled...

Interesting piece by Tim Brown on the migration from an economy of consumers to an economy of creators. He mentions a few of the casualties that are likely along the way, one of them being the record industry.

Big copyright

My favourite quote of the day:

Songsmith?

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Jeff Jarvis on the great restructuring

Great piece on buzzmachine re the evolution required to the ways we live and do business in the face of the current mayhem:

There are days when the internet makes my heart swell

There are days when the last ten years feel like time well spent. Let’s keep the pressure on and let’s keep it beautiful

Micturation

H has just pissed all over my laptop bag.

Mozilla and Skype support EFF case for iPhone jailbreaking

I know I bang on and on about this stuff (go on, you know you want to support the EFF) but the more I follow the news of the FSF and the EFF’s progress in the American courts the more I feel like a new deal on cop...

Transparency, Facebook style

The Facebook charter states: