Tag Archives: bbc

My delicious.com bookmarks for November 23rd through November 30th

  • The BBC Micro turns 30 – Pretty much every Brit around my age will remember the Model B. It felt so… professional after using the Sinclair Spectrum!
  • Thanksgiving Is Un-American – Socialism and illegal immigration… Why thanksgiving is un-American.
  • Coders are creatives too: Where’s our love? – "How did a person whose greatest educational achievement is crayoning without going over the lines get termed 'a creative', when the people who built our world are dismissed as geeks and bottom feeders?"

My delicious.com bookmarks for November 14th through November 15th

My delicious.com bookmarks for February 10th through February 14th

  • The Mac App Store: It’s an honor thing – "Apple’s approach is simple. It’s an honor thing. The company believes that, given the choice, people will do the right thing. It also understands that anti-piracy techniques don’t stop pirates, but they do get in the way of honest users."
  • Nokia’s 15-year tango to avoid Microsoft – "[PC manufacturers] found it wasn't worth the effort to differentiate their PCs from the competition, in what had become a commodity business." The reason's behind Nokia's original decision not to licence code from Microsoft in the nineties hasn't really changed, which makes today a sad day.
  • Doctor Who Infographic – Everything you ever wanted to know about Dr Who but were too afraid to ask…

My del.icio.us bookmarks for December 26th through December 30th

  • Ex-BBC DJ Greening dies aged 44 – Kevin Greening was the best thing to happen to the Radio 1 Breakfast Show for years. Shame he only lasted a year. Very sad to hear of his premature death.
  • The Megapixel Myth – More on the myth that more megapixels makes better pictures.
  • Ban helps more smokers quit habit – It wasn’t until I went to The Netherlands last week that I remembered how nasty and smoky British pubs and restaurants used to be.
  • The more pixels, the worse the images – The mega-pixel race has been hurting consumers, and is one of the reasons that I’ve been more than happy to stay with “only” 6MP on my Canon EOS 300D.