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  1. Euro Foo Camp: Tomas Krag & John Naughton - Digital Divide

    A small group for this one… John Naughton: Ndiyo — the Swahili word for yes. (Most…

  2. Euro Foo Camp: Jo Walsh - Literate Programming

    Jo Walsh started a discussion about what literate programming is, how practical it is, what we can…

  3. Euro Foo Camp: Steve Coast - OpenTextBook & OpenStreetMap

    Steve Coast (physics student at UCL) on OpenTextBook and OpenStreetMap both of which could do with…

  4. Euro Foo Camp: Matt Webb - Brain Hacks

    Matt Webb entertains the crowd with his descriptions of experiments on psychology undergraduates.…

  5. Euro Foo Camp: Ben Hammersley - Better Living Through RSS

    Debonair man-about-town Ben Hammersley talking about what he’s been squeezing into RSS.…

  6. London Review of Books, 5 August 2004

    Contents page online here Only one review really grabbed me this issue, which I paraphrase here.…

  7. The Art of Fiction by David Lodge

    I read this when it was a series of columns in the Independent on Sunday. Nice to read it again.…

  8. London Review of Books, 22 July 2004

    Contents page online here ‘Stainless Splendour’ by Stefan Collini It’s not just…

  9. London Review of Books, 8 July 2004

    Contents page online here ‘Reasons to Be Miserable‘ by James Meek Lengthy quotes, but…

  10. The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo by Saskia Sassen

    While the book is undoubtedly oriented around cities, very little of it is about the structure or…

  11. The Balkans by Mark Mazower

    The fact that the recent troubles in the area only get a couple of the 135 pages shows what a…

  12. Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web by David Weinberger

    I never expect much from net-related books, assuming I’ll have heard it all before elsewhere.…

  13. Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, and the Economic World by Kevin Kelly

    Reading this for the first time, ten years after publication, it’s a mix of comfortingly…