Whilst on a Friday afternoon diversion sent to me by a friend who knows I have the attention span of a….ooo, look a shiny piece of paper…
My gaze drifted towards this banner advert for Times Online’s Good University Guide – and there’s an expression that you don’t hear often:
Remind you of anything? Ah yes…
Following on from a previous post about swearing, I couldn’t help but add this to the blog after being sent it by friends who are avid watchers of American TV. As a reminder, this all started with US talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel, started a long-running gag about Matt Damon at the end of his shows.
Built from really simple components, the movement in this mechanical jelly fish is really quite beautiful to watch (via Truemors). If I had a bigger house/office, I think I’d want one. Apparently, they’re developing smaller versions that’ll swarm together in water.
It’s not terribly heartening is it? After months of doom and gloom for every news outlet you care to sample about the credit crunch and impending economic doom, you spot this sign as you shamble towards work one morning…
Trying to find instruction manuals online is a pain. I blame Google. Or more specifically, the SEOers who are working the search engine algorithms for the online retailers.
Admittedly, it’s taken me an absolute age to sort out my personal blog. I’ve had one previously, but ran out of time to keep it updated. Fortunately, blogging, social media and community are at the heart of what Chinwag is trying to do, so I get to dabble and it’s relevant to the day job sans guilt. Marvellous.
This screen grab is from The Huffington Post. I think it illustrates clearly why Content Management Systems (CMS) can sometimes be a dangerous thing.
Sometimes, just sometimes, an expletive is called for.
Every so often something inspirational drops into my virtual lap, which helps lift the cynicism generated by some of the more robust egos floating round the industry. In this case it’s the sad, poignant and inspirational final post from Major Andrew Olmsted, who was killed in Irag last week.