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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

Norman Mailer told me to stop being a fucking pussy. I went to see him speak at the book festival and asked him a question at the end. What did he most regret doing, what did he most regret not doing, and which was the bigger regret of the two? I figured that if learning […]

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Unless stories of its demise are greatly exaggerated, the social bookmarking service Delicious is not long for this world. This is really sad news. It’s also a wake-up call. It’s sad because Delicious is one of my favourite web applications. A searchable database of my favourite links, tagged by me in ways that make them […]

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I’ve had cause to send several large, camel-sized files recently to clients whose firewalls act like the eye of a needle. The alternative options in these circumstances include Basecamp (for clients with whom we have Basecamp communications already set up) or third party services such as YouSendIt. These work just fine. I’d even have gone […]

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For proud read lazy when it comes to sponsorship. As in “proud sponsors of”. You can tell they’re lazy. It takes no effort to describe your relationship with a sponsored entity as “proud sponsors of”. And if you put no effort into describing your relationship it’s a safe bet that you put no effort into […]

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