John Harris asks whether the best writing about pop music hails from a different era | Music | The Guardian
While I’m at it, I enjoyed this too, about whether music writing isn’t as good as it used to be. It never was. Or maybe it’s always moving so it’s not where you left it.
A nice piece about how mixed up music is today and what counts as “timeless”. I need to read more good music writing. Maybe I can NewspaperClub my own NME/MM. (via Matt Jones)
Aside from being specifically about people who think they can rewrite StackOverflow in a weekend, great as an example of where the complexity lies in a website. (via Blech)
A way to aggregate iCalendar feeds about a particular location using Delicious. Looks slightly fiddly but also nice in a loosely-joined kind of way. (via Tom Taylor)
A very nicely written set of notes about that discussion at the British Library a week ago. (via Blech)
@simonw Aah, got you, forgot about potential for being locked out after too many attempts.
@simonw Isn't that just... two passwords?
Spreadsheets and PDFs for 2008/09 dispatched to accountant. Yay! I need a reward.
Home to do life admin. Also, to measure magic long eyebrow hair: almost 30mm. I sense a future in politics.
@paulrobertlloyd I'm using Backblaze after recommendations in this thread in which Mozy isn't looked on kindly: http://bit.ly/fSMMP
I seem to be generating data almost as fast as it can be backed up online over stupid ADSL.