Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Field – It’s up there

Could quite happily listen to this on repeat all day

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Strava

I’ve recently become addicted to Strava, a website and app to log, analyse, and compare bike rides. The concept is simple, record rides using GPS and build up a history of your performance, in a manner very similar to products such as … Continue reading

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Radio On

I’m always watching interesting pieces of cinema, so I thought here might be a good place to share some of the gems that I come across, starting with something I watched this weekend; Radio On by Christopher Petit, 1979. The … Continue reading

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Google Maps: Mapping the indoors

I recently discovered that Google Maps, one of the most useful mobile apps ever made, is experienting with indoor mapping, a logical next step. This could be perfect for airports, supermarkets and so on, and have great mash-up potential for … Continue reading

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Turkey burner

Today was the occasion of my first bike ride 2012. I’d been putting off the ride for a few days now, due to the apocalyptic weather that we’ve been enjoying in Britain this week. Today the wind showed no respite (50mph+ … Continue reading

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BBC technical problems page

I find it interesting seeing how large websites deal with disruptions to their services. The reasons a website could be down or struggling are so numerous and complex that it would seem short sighted not to have a policy in … Continue reading

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