Simon’s Backup Weblog


Worried about how to carry a G5 iMac?

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

No need to fear – Apple has the answer for you

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More BBC News RSS feeds…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

…as they now offer RSS feeds for all their regional news services. This means I can get an RSS feed of news from my home island of Jersey.

Huzzah!

The man from BOC came…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

…and left a big cylinder of helium in the hall.

That’ll be less than three days to go, then…

Up up and away in a cradle!

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

A Swedish couple has been refused permission to name their baby Superman, after he was born in the last son of Krypton’s classic flight pose…

Scared by the Kawaii Komputers

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

The giant pink rabbit’s gonna get you!

Animal shaped kiddie computers. Only in Japan…


And don’t these make scary LJ icons…

If your hard drive fails…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

…totally kirk out! ((Click on the thumbnail to see the Applegeeks strip in all its glory)

“Nooooooo!”

I am sooo going to use that phrase now!

Codename collision alert!

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

Mac OS X 10.4 meet J2SE 5.0.

Ooops. So am I going to be able to run Tiger on Tiger?

BBC Newstracker

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 30, 2004

I’m not sure how long the news.bbc.co.uk site has been adding links to other news sites in a sidebar on some of its stories, but they’re using a home-built search engine to add relevant links to stories using a newsfeed from Moreover. Called Newstracker, it’s an interesting extension to an already useful site.

Worth keeping an eye on, as they still seem to be tuning the algorithms.

W00T! – Shpongle and Dave Gilmour at the same time

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 29, 2004

… and both playing with Alan Parsons. Progtastically psychedelic.

The Invisible Train…

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on September 29, 2004

…is an augmented reality game which adds a “magic lens” to a Brio train set using PDAs to view (and control trains).

So, can Network Rail keep two trains that aren’t really there from colliding with each other?

(link via Gizmodo)

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