Drive South

Wednesday, June 28, 2006


Online diagram tool - great for doing a quick diag. Who needs fat, bloated software that costs a fortune? (so long as you only need to do something simple!)


Friday, May 12, 2006

Mapchester - OpenStreetMap

Mapchester - OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap is mapping Manchester13/14th May, 2006.
Providing a free alternative to the Ordnance Survey made by citizens!

Wednesday, April 12, 2006


plusminus design: flashbag

Freaky optical illusion

link to orginal source.

Friday, March 17, 2006

US Death and Taxes

Wow $399Billion on the US Military vs. $383Billion on everything else. I hope the UK budget isn't as fucked up.

deviantART: Death and Taxes: ... by ~mibi

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Vanity post

Innocent googling turns up unexpected crap - like this.

Movecast: Movecast 1 - Rain

Someone used one of my Flickr photos in a truly appalling music podcast video thing. Whilst I am flattered that so meone wants to use one of my images - the music is bilge. My heart almost stopped whilst listening to it. What's even worse is that someone would want to spend so much effort making a video for this shite.....

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Porcupine - what a Google OS could look like!

Check out this online demo of an operating system. It even has a Microsoft-like 'Start' button. Imagine if Google took something like this and developed a full blown OS? Couple it with GDrive for storage + GMail + etc.

Who needs their own PC hardware? - just a VERY large Google server farm....

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Friday, January 20, 2006 UK Surname Mapper

This site allows you to search on a surname to view a coloured map of the surname's population density in the UK census' of 1881 and 1998. Fascinating to see where your roots are and how little surnames really travel One of my grandparents surname is still located in a single English county after 110 years!

'Wristwatch' biosensor to track alcohol use

Just what I need on my watch - a transdermal alcohol biosensor. Incorporate it with a heartrate monitor and GPS and then I'll know how far to run to the nearest pub, how much fitter I am and how much beer I can drink .....

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