X-bykes and eGovernment

In an effort to stay only about a week or two behind Boing Boing, a few days behind Wired, and probably about 6 months behind at least one disdainful and bizarrely embittered sounding commenter beneath virtually every Wired story I’ve…

Return of the links

In which our previously regular Friday links post is retrieved from the haphazard grasps of irregularity. Unless it isn’t. Tune in next week to find out… (ooh, the suspense!). YouTube Learn to play the Ukulele with The Guardian. Paris Hilton…

Blogging on the radio

Not very exciting, is it, watching people typing, or watching other people read what’s been typed by someone else? Which is why blogging is pretty unlikely to feature heavily in a TV sitcom anytime soon.* But on the radio, well,…

Gaelic knowledge and a mini Opera

As anyone who reads this (he says optimistically) will have noticed, I wasn’t here to link to the usual selection of procrastination fodder last Friday. Rather than just bring it forward to Monday, though, I thought it might be time,…

The Friday links

No, don’t worry, this is nothing to do with that tiresome golf tournament that seems to have taken over BBC Radio 5 Live for half the week. Just the usual parade of procrastination: YouTube In a previous set of links,…

Something for the weekend

Turned out I was too busy not procrastinating (mostly) to procrastinate this afternoon. Still, here are some links anyway – who knows, it might be a wet weekend. YouTube Happily, despite cancellation, Futurama lives on. Here’s a clip from the…

Friday's links

Well, I might not have got around to any lifehacking links yet this week, but never mind – it’s Friday afternoon, so that’s the last thing you’ll want to be thinking about. The following should prove much more enjoyable: YouTube…

Apparently, something-distracting.com doesn't exist

Apologies, I seem to have been constantly too busy on one end or the other of the whole work/life see-saw this week to pay much attention to matters of lifehackery. Fortunately, let’s face it, I knick most of this stuff…

Web users getting more selfish

Yep, that’s right, we’re all slowly but surely turning into ginormous electronic bastards. Every single one of us. We’d sooner have our online avatars kick those belonging to everyone else roughly and forcefully about the head than share any of…

This week's lifehacking links

Random lifehackery Lately, I’ve been listing unwanted books and CDs on Amazon. So far, it’s been quite successful, but, God, I’m getting sick of typing “CD pristine, slight wear to jewel case. Orders dispatched next business day.” Thank goodness, then,…

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