Category Archives: Internet

My latest favourite links, tools and probably webcomics

weekend reflections 2

Today on the internet 28/5/2012

What I’ve been reading today: Like most of the UK, Manchester has for the last week had the kind of weather that makes you want to – in the words of Bridget Jones –  ‘panic, run out of the office, take

weekend reflections 2

Today on the internet 28/5/2012

What I’ve been reading today: Like most of the UK, Manchester has for the last week had the kind of weather that makes you want to – in the words of Bridget Jones –  ‘panic, run out of the office, take

omg a sunbathing pig

Today on the internet: street harassment, a low-budget British film and the happiest of pigs

A short one today, because the weather’s so beautiful I’ve been out basking…ha! As if. I was in the CAB in Salford where it is hotter than the surface of the sun and every time you turn a fan on,

omg a sunbathing pig

Today on the internet: street harassment, a low-budget British film and the happiest of pigs

A short one today, because the weather’s so beautiful I’ve been out basking…ha! As if. I was in the CAB in Salford where it is hotter than the surface of the sun and every time you turn a fan on,

Today on the internet: jobs, job interviews, Tom Watson and Lego

What I’ve been reading today: Following the government’s reluctant publication of Adrian Beecroft’s report on how much higher employment would be if bosses could simply sack people “if they didn’t fancy them”, as one of my council colleagues put it

Today on the internet: jobs, job interviews, Tom Watson and Lego

What I’ve been reading today: Following the government’s reluctant publication of Adrian Beecroft’s report on how much higher employment would be if bosses could simply sack people “if they didn’t fancy them”, as one of my council colleagues put it

mara wilson

Today on the internet: Stella, Mara and maybe you

What I’ve been reading today: Following on from yesterday’s interesting reading about Wonga, this story about their (apparently past) habit of telling frightening lies to debtors to get them to pay up seemed pretty timely. Meanwhile, Stella Creasy had a

mara wilson

Today on the internet: Stella, Mara and maybe you

What I’ve been reading today: Following on from yesterday’s interesting reading about Wonga, this story about their (apparently past) habit of telling frightening lies to debtors to get them to pay up seemed pretty timely. Meanwhile, Stella Creasy had a

Today on the internet: debt, pensions and clothes-swapping

What I’ve been reading today: I was a little surprised to wake up this morning to a small news item on the Today programme about Medway CAB in Kent teaming up with legal loan shark Wonga to run a survey

Today on the internet: debt, pensions and clothes-swapping

What I’ve been reading today: I was a little surprised to wake up this morning to a small news item on the Today programme about Medway CAB in Kent teaming up with legal loan shark Wonga to run a survey

storify_collage

Messing about with Storify

This week my new toy is Storify, a tool for searching out items from the social web – tweets, Facebook updates, Flickr photos, YouTube vids and more – and assembling them as a story. It seems to me the logical

storify_collage

Messing about with Storify

This week my new toy is Storify, a tool for searching out items from the social web – tweets, Facebook updates, Flickr photos, YouTube vids and more – and assembling them as a story. It seems to me the logical