Albums

One of the perils of having the entire smorgasbord of a music collection available on your computer (or music playing device) is the shuffle button. I almost unconsciously end up setting the player on random and just hitting skip when a track that doesn’t quite fit my mood comes on. Sometimes I use my last.fm …

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Finding Open Source Android applications

I love my HTC Hero and growing number of applications that are available for it. However the marketplace really doesn’t make clear the difference between free (as in beer) and free (as in freedom). For all sorts of reasons I’d like to be sure the code running on my new favourite device is Open Source. …

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Putting on my drinking trousers

The drinking posse will be in town this weekend for Matt U’s birthday celebrations. As the geek quotient is high I’m taking the opportunity to immerse myself in the magic Google juice that my new phone makes available. I’ve pondered the danger of getting too tied to Google before but I’m getting more relaxed about …

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Cheating

I cheated today and drove the car the stones throw from home to work. Since the bike suffered it’s catastrophic failure I’ve been walking the 7 miles a day which I hope is more beneficial from a calorific point of view than the shorter time spent cycling. However if I don’t get out of the …

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