Cross-posted from my Chinwag blog.
I was working late when the news started to come in about the earthquake in Haiti. The sense of something major unfolding on an unimaginable scale reminded me of listening to the radio as I heard reports of the tsunami.
What can you do? Put your hand in your pocket. Done.
Believe everything you read?
[Warning: For those not of a technical bent, what follows will be as dull as the dullest, tepid dishwater you can imagine, so probably better to venture to something more interesting.]
After a hefty amount of procrastination this Sunday, who knew washing up could be such an engaging pastime, I got down to some heavy-duty email inbox clearance.
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.
Sometimes, just sometimes, an expletive is called for.
Ooo, this is a fiddly little so-and-so. Finished putting together all the blocks for the site, all ready to get on with the work that I’m supposed to be doing only to discover that Internet Explorer is throwing an absolutely fit. Tried loading the page in a bunch of different IE versions to discover the same thing.
Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site.
Trying to navigate to another page results in another error, something like:
Now, it appears that Technorati doesn’t quite have the weight that it used to, but it can still be a handy service.
Unfortuately it looks like it’s not playing nicely with Drupal, which I’m using on the site here, so I have to go through the pain of putting a link to my Technorati profile for it’s spiders to hoover up.
On any blog, there has to be a first post. This is it.
I haven’t quite figured out what I’m going to use this blog/website/thingemy for yet, but I’m hoping that, by actually writing something it’ll become clear. For Chinwag-related musings, I’ll also be writing my blog on Chinwag, and no doubt contributing, time allowing, to the Chinwag Jobs blog.