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Saturday 31 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 29th through January 30th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 29th from 21:04 to 15:32: Kevin Collins on Twitter: “@ [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Friday 30 January 2015

A roll call of shame - Hoser's Corner planning permissions for flats dating back to 1991 unbuilt
After yesterday's missing file incident, I was contacted by email this morning with the news that the 05/0070 file had been found and was available to view at The Gateway. It was quite a big file and the contents too many of interest to discuss in [...] Margate Architecture
Reading about dancing about architecture
Ages ago I asked on Twitter if anyone could recommend music blogs to read, because I felt a bit out of touch. A few people suggested sites and I meant to summarise the advice. And here we all are. Read more... Phil Gyford
Bookmarks for January 29th from 09:14 to 20:45
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 29th from 09:14 to 20:45: Kill Screen on Twitter: “This [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Drones and renders
So the two things I got from yesterday's hardware-ish coffee morning were: TV is dead, and the new TV is Youtube and Twitch -- the live streaming video platform for video gamers to watch other video gamers play video games. Bought by Amazon for [...] Interconnected
Hoser's Corner update: Thanet Council had stated they intended to refuse the application in 2010
I booked out the planning files for the development of 26 flats at Hoser's Corner today. I went to view them at The Gateway aka Margate Library. When I got there, I was told one of the files was missing and couldn't be found, despite them searching [...] Margate Architecture

Thursday 29 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 28th through January 29th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 28th from 23:57 to 07:32: Amye Scavarda on Twitter: “Ok [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Books read January 2015
By date finished... The Book of Strange New Things, Michel Faber (2nd) Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (11th) Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell (18th, r.) Soviet Space Dogs, Olesya Turkina (18th) The Generation Starship in Science Fiction: A [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for January 28th from 15:39 to 23:02
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 28th from 15:39 to 23:02: Start up: Douglas Adams’s [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for what's around us
1. Ambient loops from sci-fi. Including! 12 hours of the engine noise from the ship Discovery in 2001: A Space Odyssey. 2. Bitter Lake by Adam Curtis available for viewing on iPlayer. A tone poem of the last 50 years of Afghanistan. Curtis' [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for January 28th from 12:54 to 15:18
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 28th from 12:54 to 15:18: AT&T Will Use Snapchat to Launch [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 28th from 06:36 to 07:19
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 28th from 06:36 to 07:19: Jonathan Rottenberg on Twitter: &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 27th through January 28th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 27th from 19:22 to 00:38: Private Equity Exec Brags About [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 27th from 13:13 to 19:04
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 27th from 13:13 to 19:04: Digital archeology: How Double Fine, [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Bookmarks for January 27th from 13:13 to 19:04
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 27th from 13:13 to 19:04: Digital archeology: How Double Fine, [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Hardware coffee mornings in SF and Adelaide
A quick note that hardware-ish coffee morning (here's the pattern) is spreading: San Francisco! this Wednesday at 9:30AM at Coffee Bar on Mariposa. (That's Wednesday as in today, the 28th.) Convener is @obra of hardware startup Keyboardio [...] Interconnected

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 26th through January 27th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 26th from 17:45 to 09:02: Procedural content generation: [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Comment on Internet of Things terminology
Dan Hon commented: The thing - ha - about the internet-of-things is that it's a weird descriptor. from a consumer point of view, for most things, why would it have wifi if it couldn't be connected, in some way, to the internet? Which is sort of [...] Interconnected

Monday 26 January 2015

Update: Hoser's Corner - Council approved 'foundation trenches' for the development in July 2010
Today, I received a reply from Thanet Council's Head of Planning today on the planning status of Hoser's Corner, the derelict broken corner of weed infested concrete, complete with bits of tiles, from the previous dwelling:From: Simon Thomas  [...] Margate Architecture
Bookmarks for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 26th from 07:21 to 07:30: Floundering Mattel Tries to Make [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for magic and legitimacy
1. Types of magician banned in ancient Rome, listed in the Codex Justinianus published in 534 AD. A haruspex is one who prognosticates from sacrificed animals and their internal organs; a mathematicus, one who reads the course of the stars; a [...] Interconnected
Bookmarks for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 25th from 17:47 to 23:23: Foreword – Open up! – [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Sunday 25 January 2015

Bookmarks for January 24th through January 25th
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 20:41 to 06:11: Jamelle Bouie on Twitter: “A [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Hoser's Corner - Where is the evidence of works having started?
Following on from yesterday's Twitter discussion regarding the planning status of Hoser's Corner, I went out to the site today. I couldn't find any visible evidence of building works having started at all. It will be interesting to see the evidence [...] Margate Architecture
Inateck Surface Pro 3 sleeve
I’ve been using the Surface Pro 3 since it launched in the UK, and – so far at least – I’ve also been carrying it around loose in a bag. When something feels like a tablet, you kind of treat it like a tablet, which means perhaps a little more [...] Technovia
Bookmarks for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 24th from 06:35 to 18:49: Untitled (http://opportunitygrrl. [...] Extenuating Circumstances

Saturday 24 January 2015

26 flat development has permission for Hoser's Corner?
Proposal for Hoser's CornerThis morning, I came across the rather startling news that Hoser's Corner, the barren eyesore site at the end of the seafront Ethelbert Crescent in Cliftonville had been sold subject to contract for £700,000. And that it [...] Margate Architecture
Bookmarks for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46
This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for January 23rd from 14:54 to 23:46: The Deep Mind of Demis Hassabis &# [...] Extenuating Circumstances
Filtered for a squelchy something or other
1. Words in the 25 most common passwords of 2014: password qwerty baseball dragon football monkey letmein mustang access shadow master michael superman batman trustno1 2. I can't remember when I first saw this, a segment from [...] Interconnected

Links

Friday 30 January 2015

Hypothes.is
Chrome extension and bookmarklet for annotation web pages. Phil Gyford

Thursday 29 January 2015

Sylvanian Families surge helps Epoch Making Toys to successful 2014 | Latest news from the toy industry | ToyNews
Alice
Parser API Docs — Readability
"The web's most powerful content parser." Free for non-commercial use, up to an apparently unspecified request cap. Phil Gyford
fivefilters / php-readability — Bitbucket
"A PHP port of Arc90's original Javascript version of Readability." Phil Gyford
Extract Data from Any Web Page - Diffbot
Pay-for API that lets you "Get structured content from articles, products, discussions and other familiar page types." Phil Gyford
KUNG FURY Official Trailer [HD] - YouTube
KUNG FURY Official Trailer [HD] // LaserUnicorns Kim

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Chef Sergi Blanco on Can Vallés, Barcelona | Travel | The Guardian
Antimega

Tuesday 27 January 2015

zxcvbn password strength test
Dotcode
Bill Nguyen: The Boy In The Bubble | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
What Bill Nguyen lacks in size at a wispy 135 pounds he makes up for in energy. The gregarious kind of energy that's as light as the path of a Frisbee, lobbed back and forth forever. January 27, 2015 at 10:37AM via Pocket Kim

Monday 26 January 2015

Website Style Guide Resources
"Things people have written about style guides." Many links. (via Tom Taylor) Phil Gyford
Why mobile web apps are slow | Sealed Abstract
Dotcode

Sunday 25 January 2015

Country Of Origin Clothing- Hand Frame Knitwear Made in Scotland
Jumpers made in Hawick, 300 per design. (via Grey Fox) Phil Gyford

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