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Comments posted on other sites: 2005

  1. New menu on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    It feels like the end of an era, and I’ve only been looking at the photos.

  2. Mildly Diverting: Every Tiny Detail

    What makes you think animators aren’t already doing such physical real world stuff? I only know…

  3. Stone Cold Pimpin’: The Perfect Shave

    Oooh… I’ve always shaved with an electric razor, just because my dad always has. I’ve never even…

  4. Araki on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    For what it’s worth, that’s Katakana, not Kanji.

  5. I bet my evening was more exciting than yours on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Good to see you’re in one piece. Take it very easy…

  6. Plasticbag.org: On Space Cadets…

    My initial reaction was much like yours, and the commenters above. But part of me also thinks……

  7. All the meeting rooms have dumb names… on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    you’re making me want to work at yahoo less and less now tom.

  8. Terra Nova: The Future Cost of a Good Synthetic World

    DeAnna Burghart said: “First of all, movie theatres are a red herring. Don’t include them in the…

  9. Wonderland: Death in Sakkara

    In the very early 1980s, while I was in the final year at junior school (about 12 years old), our…

  10. Plasticbag.org: Any consensus on ‘responsible’ linklogging?

    I don’t have a problem with people keeping logs of links without saying anything about them. It’s…

  11. Beloved sandals on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Good going! My Birkenstocks have lasted eight years, but should probably be replaced for much the…

  12. Choose! on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    He looks scarily efficient.

  13. Scotch Egg Picasso by Yol on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Mmmmm, scotch eggs are great. These are very nice ones: http://www.handmadescotcheggs.co.uk/…

  14. …and another thing! - To do list

    Yeah, could do that. Also, what you’re actually interested in at any one time is only the *next*…

  15. …and another thing! - To do list

    Don’t know if it’s any help, but one bit of advice I’ve read about to do lists is to break them…

  16. Wonderland: Watercooler Games..

    I’m not clear how that rant’s specific to Massive, as opposed to any other advertising company in…

  17. Herbs on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Ooh, very envious - I’ve been meaning to grow herbs for ages, and never got round to it. The only…

  18. Jack’s a bit big for the kiddie bar… on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Where did you find such a short bar? Oh… hang on…

  19. Cityofsound: Podcasting in iTunes and Odeo

    One problem with the Podcast implementation in iTunes, which I haven’t seen mentioned elsewhere, is…

  20. Anti-mega: web affordances

    Darn, I didn’t know either of those points and I wish I had… thanks for pointing them out.

  21. Bumpus

    Wow, five years already!? Congratulations!

  22. Rodcorp: Art, music and maps in London currently

    The Grand Designs show that featured the construction of a Huf Haus did fuel the bit of me that…

  23. Jwz - that was, in fact, the final straw.

    MacNoteTaker is a good way to sync text notes with a Palm:…

  24. Rodcorp: A visit to the Bank of England museum

    This page http://eh.net/hmit/ppowerbp/ suggests that £22 in 1697 was worth about £1,909.97 in 2002.…

  25. London 010 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    I’m afraid that’s nothing to do with the Barbican. It’s the Swiss Re building at 30 St Mary Axe. Or…

  26. Bumpus

    Is that the new pope!?

  27. Cityofsound: Stephen Gill and photographing the everyday invisible

    I’ve only seen the two or three articles about Gill in the Guardian Weekend mag, but I’ve yet to be…

  28. Infringing Disney and toon murals near Brick Lane, London on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    I’ve noticed that hospitals and kids’ nurseries and things often paint their own versions of Disney…

  29. Plasticbag.org: Links for 2005-05-21

    Re the Gosh! comics interview… “Awesome”? I thought it was such a waste of an opportunity. Dumb…

  30. Really! on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    That means *something* like: Japanese eating things here! (Although I’m sure there’s a slightly…

  31. Said the Gramophone: hustings!

    Ooh, I’m loving that Kate Maki - beautiful and I do want to just stick it on repeat all evening.

  32. The Number One Songs In Heaven: Boogie Friday

    Wow. Way back then a friend made me a tape with a load of dancey/housey music on - it was all…

  33. Sea Horse Cornice on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    We also call them sea horses here in the UK. I’ve often wondered why there are sea horses on that…

  34. Squid overlords on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Will you put in a good word for us when they decide to let you live?

  35. Plasticbag.org: A few words while I switch the designs around…

    Very nice, congrats! Personal niggles… Like some others I find the blue highlighting a bit…

  36. Apophenia: in defense of BoingBoing (or why i’m not a journalist)

    Zephoria - Sometimes Boing Boing points. Sometimes the posters write original material to make some…

  37. Apophenia: in defense of BoingBoing (or why i’m not a journalist)

    Jordan: “I think you’re splitting hairs there, Phil; your argument seeems based on the same notion…

  38. Apophenia: in defense of BoingBoing (or why i’m not a journalist)

    Zephoria: “Is it solely having an audience that turns it into a publication? Why does the audience…

  39. Defenestrated - The nature of blogging was irrepressible…

    Sorry to be picky, but… I think your explanation of my point more accurately defines points that…

  40. Apophenia: in defense of BoingBoing (or why i’m not a journalist)

    Obviously, I can’t speak for any of the people who posted comments on my piece, some of whom hold…

  41. Sheer Class #5 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Fair enough - yes, you’re right, it is daft to spend money on lanes like this that aren’t good for…

  42. Sheer Class #5 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    While the cyclists in your other ‘Sheer Class’ shots annoy me - as a cyclist I hate cyclists who…

  43. Misty on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    I love that light. Dreamy.

  44. Plasticbag.org: I’m going to get lynched…

    That is class Mr Coates! You see, your musings about super-connected digital media streaming hubs…

  45. Plasticbag.org: My lifetime achievement? You’re looking at it, baby…

    Yay, congrats Tom! It’s all downhill from here… :)

  46. Lost Bands Of The New Wave Era: Intaferon - “Baby Pain”

    Thanks for the continuing great tunes… can I just make a plea for you to mention the years the…

  47. Plasticbag.org: Links for 2005-02-25

    Well, it cements the iconic stature of the Apple MP3 players and cements the fact BBC News plainly…

  48. Early, Seattle airport on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    That’s lovely. Like some 1950s airbrushed vision of the future.

  49. Matt Patterson on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Reminded me of… http://jimcarreyonline.com/pics/snicket/pics/snicket12.jpg

  50. Flambingo: more personal failure

    We are not a cult. PS, join us, join us, join us…

  51. Plasticbag.org: On hybridised RSS feeds as evidence of a need for weblog refactoring…

    If many people aren’t happy with reading combined feeds, isn’t the obvious solution to provide…

  52. Plums on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Blimey! A good crop, Mr Green Fingers!

  53. Lost Peggy Long Legs on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    I saw this (probably the same one, as it was Islington)… I didn’t even read the small print but I…

  54. Rod McLaren in a bar near the Barbican on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    You’re right, Tom, it’s uncanny… http://www.angel.dk/various/siVar1/AlvStardustC_07.html:)

  55. Crazy weather on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    What’s that display from Chris?

  56. Coffee@bricklane, interior on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    What I particularly loved about this scene was the girl on the left reading her email… every so…

  57. Advertising awfulness on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    French & Saunders won a ‘Lifetime contribution to British comedy’ (or something) award on the…