Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Bits, pieces and ramblings

If the number of emails I'm getting about Campbell's latest price increase is anything to go by, UL will have probably spent enough cash to boil the water for everyone due to the cost of sending around all the emails (1 - M). It'd be interesting to see a calculation with regard to number of recipents, server time and electricity costs...

On a ruby note - Introducing Behaviour-Driven Development and A new look at test driven development, have a look at GeoKit.

Using Twitter productively.

Mac OS X treats include Quicksilver’s “Comma Trick”, Enabling Quicksilver proxies and application menus and The Levelator (an free [non-commerical use] app that is a leveler that corrects for medium-term variations in loudness instead of the short-term and long-term variatons processed by compressor/limiters and normalizers in sound files). Thinking about Calendars, whilst I'm a big Google Calendar fan - I still like the look of Remind and its python frontend, wxRemind. Here is a couple of reasons why to choose Remind over Google Calendar.

For asides check out the video of the Big Brother State, read all about (where and to who does the EU CAP money go ?), there is also a nice interview with Anthony Dunne who is the Head of Design Interactions at the RCA.


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