Archive: January 2008

Being a mobile company, it’s vitally important we get to test the new and shiniest phones, which is why I will never buy a Motorola, don’t think the N95 is as shiny as many people appear to think, and how…

trutap, the startup who employ me, are looking for PHP webdevs and Perl devs. Details of the perl positions are on the site, PHP stuff will be up soonish. If you want more details, talk to nicholas at trutap dot…

Today, I: Made vegatable soup. It was nice. Played Meteroid Prime. It was nice. Looked at sofas. They were nice. Drank a lot of tea. It was nice. Became 27. It’s indifferent. Told various banks and organisations of my new…

I am a qualified sysadmin. Whilst I currently am in a “I will never be on-call ever again” phase of my career (Very much like the “I will never drink again” phase of a hangover, with much the same future),…

Traditions are fun. Every two years for the past ten I’ve run though Robert Hayden’s Geek Code test (which hasn’t changed in that time). The rules are simple: I run it without looking at previous years tests. That’s it. I…

I have new flat. I am the king of boxes, all boxes flock to my presence. Somehow, in moving from one small room in E17 to two medium/large rooms in E10, I have manged to cover the entire floorspace in…

So, I have a new flat in Leyton. It’s physically further from the station, but with a bus it’s quicker than walking from my old place, though I intend to put my bike back together and cycle. Things that will…

How to say ‘Oh my god! there’s an axe in my head!’ in 117 languages

Chris Selland: But as a biz dev guy (who doesn’t have time – or a reason – to be online much) – and despite the fact that my job is all about relationships – I find twitter to be pretty…

I just got an email from pandora It says: As you probably know, in July of 2007 we had to block usage of Pandora outside the U.S. because of the lack of a viable license structure for Internet radio streaming…