Links from August 2005
- Links for 1 August 2005
- Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Review: The Impact of Inequality by Richard G Wilkinson
- Sounds interesting - equality matters more in a society than the absolute level of wealth.
- Experimental Travel - Lonely Planet Online
- Interesting guide to going on holiday differently. (via Nick, who describes it as "Psychogeography and Related Bobbins for Beginners")
- MacBreakZ - Your Personal Ergonomic Assistant - RSI prevention and recovery - Macintosh
- I'm giving this a go, in an effort to prevent my shoulders seizing up. Good, although the app feels a bit old fashioned.
- Links for 2 August 2005
- MAKE: Blog: HOW TO Fix Your iPod FireWire Cable
- Make is often fascinating. Sometimes it's like this, the most pointless "HOW TO" ever: fix a broken thing with glue.
- Bad to the Last Drop - New York Times
- Tom Standage on why you're an idiot if you buy bottled water when you could drink tap water.
- Links for 3 August 2005
- I was never any good at sports... | Ask MetaFilter
- Recommended sprawling post-modern novels, for if I ever finish the ones currently on my shelf. (via
Tom Carden Chris (my del.icio.us feeds are all a blur))
- Dejal - Time Out!
- Break-enforcing thing for Mac OS X. Liking it more than MacBreakz - more modern and more free (but no random exercise suggestions).
- Links for 4 August 2005
- Slashdot | DHTML Utopia
- Links for 9 August 2005
- Free The Postcode!
- Creating a free UK postcode database. Laudable, but I doubt it'll be comprehenive enough to be usable or keep up with churn. (via Tom Carden)
- Links for 14 August 2005
- Poor website, delicious burritos. In London! (Leather Lane market.)
- Links for 18 August 2005
- Wonderland: New PSP advert
- Cool TV ad by Alice's sister, a smidgen of which was shot one Sunday downstairs on Beech Street.
- Links for 25 August 2005
- oe magazine - photofakery
- Guide to spotting fake photos (via Yoz via Kottke)
- LRB | Ed Harriman : Where has all the money gone?
- Excellent but despair-inducing article outlining some of the mind-boggling corruption in post-invasion Iraq.
- LRB | letters from Vol. 27 No. 15
- The first letter describes how US corruption in Iraq is a direct descendant of the US corruption in Vietnam.
- Links for 26 August 2005
- Open Tech 2005 - a photoset on Flickr
- Lovely medium-format photos of geeks by Matt Locke. Includes me, but my favourites are: Coates, Hammond, Nelson, Webb.