Monthly Archives September 2010

Readily Available

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Me: In June 1915, Walter Kirke, deputy head of military intelligence at GHQ France, wrote in his diary that Mansfield Cumming, the first chief (or C) of the SIS was “making enquiries for invisible inks at the London University.” Me: what do you think Cumming was considering as an invisible ink Me: hint: it is […]

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Duetto buffo di due gatti

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I love any piece of music that pauses for laughter. Duetto buffo di due gatti (Humorous Duet for Two Cats) by Robert Lucas de Pearsall.

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The 1962 Atlantis World Fair

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Atlantis has beaten R’lyeh in a bid for the 1962 World Fair. It’s a shame, but the resulting website is a monkey’s dream. Go there and enjoy. Who said we need flash for complex interaction design? Adobe, that’s who. BTW, side note: I want to include the following quote about R’lyeh, because it is the […]

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Ines Sainz and the Most Harrassed Sports Reporters

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The Bleacher Report has a list called Ines Sainz and the Most Harrassed Sports Reporters. It tells the stories of ten female sports reporters who have been harrassed by members of the sports community, including their media colleagues. It is a serious examination of the issue, which is good to see, especially on the internet […]

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