Links for Sunday 9 January 2011

9 Jan 2011 at Twitter

  • 10:12am: @mildlydiverting I misremembered the earlier tweet as "Bristol South", as in the parliamentary constituency. Which seems more appropriate.
  • 12:34pm: I go through Docklands so rarely, and every time I'm stunned that a place like this can be willed into existence.
  • 03:42pm: Things you never hear: "The O2 needs more advertising inside it."
  • 05:10pm: Having said that about the O2, I forget how much advertising there is in tube stations. And they don't have the compensation of fun rides.
  • 06:19pm: Futile, but: @jtaschek, @stevegillmor My tweet about Twitter's Mac app didn't say "#fail". Don't put dumb, knee-jerk hashtags in my mouth :)

9 Jan 2011 in Writing

A metaphor
The only two responses Palin’s team could make to the Giffords shooting that make sense.

9 Jan 2011 in Comments elsewhere

Cyclists in the City: HGVs - Time to make common cause with pedestrians and motorcyclists?
Unfortunately, as you say, peoples’ fears and demands are based on perception. I suspect that you can show them all the facts you like, but the perception is still that a lot of cyclists are jumping red lights, cycling on…

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Music listened to most that week

  1. Throwing Muses (19)
  2. Brian Eno (18)
  3. Sun Kil Moon (13)
  4. The Mountain Goats (13)
  5. Girl Talk (12)
  6. Pantha du Prince (11)
  7. Darkstar (10)
  8. Warpaint (9)
  9. PJ Harvey (8)
  10. Terror Danjah (5)

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