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  1. The all@ rite of passage

    The journey from fun start-up to grown-up company is marked by one obvious rite of passage: the taming of the company-wide mailing list. Getting rid of the jokes and amusing URLs may be inevitable, but handle it wrongly and you’re in trouble…

  2. Auntie Phyl’s fruit cake

    The recipe, handed down through the generations. Burp.

  3. Fly away UpMyStreet, be free!

    uSwitch buying UpMyStreet; whether there’s anything left to be “saved”; webloggers as primary news sources; missing people.

  4. So, it’s over

    Rate it “10” Phew.

  5. Someone’s having fun…

    Samuel Pepys has just arrived in the Netherlands.

  6. Soon, it will be over

    It was just one of those days, of salvation and loss.

  7. Cartographic Congress Show and Tell

    Notes from the event — lots of internet mapping, GPS and RDF.

  8. Once in a lifetime offer! Employ today!

    Not one, but two wondrous web talents are available for work. Hurry along, don’t miss your chance!

  9. Eudora 6 beta fights spam

    There’s a beta version of Eudora 6 out for Macs (Windows coming soon). I’ve been using…

  10. Snow crash

    Is this car art or wank? You decide!

  11. Paris photos and Kyupi Kyupi

    Photos and strange art from a recent long weekend in Paris.

  12. Learning biotech

    I want to know something about biotech, but I know nothing about anything.

  13. Two reasons to avoid using Safari with Movable Type

    If you use Movable Type and Apple’s Safari web browser you should probably read this before you do what I just did.

  14. Toy shop

    Once upon a time there was a magical toy shop. And it’s still there today.

  15. Set beats-per-minute in iTunes

    A handy thing for tapping along to MP3s and setting their BPMs. The world’s gone wonderfully mad.

  16. EtCon photos

    I’ll shut up about the bloody thing soon, but until then, here’s the handful of photos…

  17. Home and catching up on EtCon

    All the Hydra collaborative session notes are now together online, and some of the presentation files too. And more about Hydra.

  18. EtCon day 3

    More good stuff: How Google stays good, nanotech and tiny devices, lots of collaborative notes.

  19. EtCon day 2

    Alan Kay’s amazing Squeak, Clay praising Pepys’ Diary, Stewart Butterfield on games, and too much more.

  20. The first day of EtCon sessions

    Surviving a migraine, I managed to catch some sessions that ranged from fascinating to “oh my god, who are these people!?”

  21. Another day in San Jose

    We got a lovely reception when we arrived to register at Etcon on Tuesday morning. The lady with…

  22. Riding on city buses for a hobby is sad

    Lots of slow travelling around Silicon Valley as friends gradually colonise the area.

  23. Walton from the air

    Aerial photos of Walton-on-the-Naze and the town’s beautiful backwater.

  24. Heading to EtCon

    It’s all very last minute, but next week I’ll be attending the O’Reilly Emerging…

  25. Byliner RSS feeds

    Read your favourite writers from around the web via RSS. And read about the cunning caching method involved.