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28 September 2012

Links

  1. Tower of London

    The Tower of London’s Facebook timeline goes back to 1066. (via Londonist)

  2. A List Apart: Articles: The Web Aesthetic

    Paul Robert Lloyd on designing for the web’s constraints, not imitating other media.

Tweets

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    A reminder of how far online maps have come in the past decade. This was as good as it got: streetmap.co.uk/oldmap.srf?x=5…

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    Combining several tasks into a single bigger one, like a well-meaning but misguided debt consolidation service.

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    @blech Yeah, half my uses and muscle memories like that, the other half don’t.

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    Wondered why laptop screen kept getting dimmer during the day. Weeks later have realised the ‘brightness down’ key is next to ‘ESC’. #vi

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    @phl Obviously! At least it’s ahead of Whitney Houston and Gerry Rafferty. (I have no idea what Spotify are doing.)

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    @ianbetteridge @Zoonie @macintosh Depends on the food :)

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    @russelldavies Oh I care! I just don’t *care*. #punctuationexcuses

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    Spotify: I defy you to explain why Huey Lewis & The News is listed as number 2 in my Top Artists.

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    @Zoonie @ianbetteridge @macintosh But true for nearly all shared photos. A tiny percentage are great photos or fascinating subjects.

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    @ianbetteridge I mean, I don’t *care* about most of Twitter/Instagram, but it’s all a stream of awareness of friends’ activity/thoughts.

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    @ianbetteridge I remember non-techy friends not seeing a point in Twitter years ago: “I don’t care what friends have for lunch!”

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    @Zoonie @ianbetteridge @macintosh More often, isn’t the question “Why do x privately?” Public is often default behaviour. Consumers filter.

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    @mildlydiverting But he has his good points! #boomboom

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    @eadingas Thank you. I do what I can.

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    @tomstuart @tomtaylor Are any of them great in the countryside? O2 often disappears whenever I’m between metropolises.

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    @ianbetteridge Amazing innit. There was another one last month: youtube.com/watch?v=NBqb3m…

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    @paul_regan I thought you might like this, about drawing: bit.ly/SqcfOQ I’m looking forward to @matthewward’s next drawing posts.

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    @chrislunch Although, said out loud, it’s a bit different.

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    @chrislunch Cox Inside!

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    Just realised I had a Cox apple sticker stuck on the back of my left ear for the past 13 hours.

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    @suegyford Sounds quite like him really. bit.ly/OZbGk8

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    very surprised that apple.com/letter-from-ti… doesn't have a photo of a piece of paper as the background