Lee Kelleher

Archive for posts dated '2007'

  1. January 2007

    1. Brit Lit Blogs relaunched

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      Brit Lit Blogs has been relaunched! – it’s been good hard work and well worth it!

    2. JPG Magazine 7 arrived today

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      Got my first copy of JPG Magazine (issue 7) since I signed up about a month ago… it’s very very nice!

    3. ZX Spectrum emulator

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      A short sharp reminder of what it was like to try playing computer games in the early eighties. [via b3ta]

    4. The Highway Code: Online

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      Well, I’m finally getting around to sorting out some driving lessons! I found a (free) online version of The Highway Code… that’s saved me about 6 quid! (I’m such a tight-arse ;-))

    5. Buy Sealand

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      The Pirate Bay are looking for a nice little place with high-speed Internets access, no copyright laws… they only want to buy Sealand!

    6. Man who makes animal noises

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      In England, they don’t eat hamburgers any more. Ask your Mommy and Daddy why… zefrank makes animal noises [via popbitch]

    7. Stephen Hawking Sings

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      _“Baby, it’s cold outside”_ … Stephen Hawking Sings [via b3ta]

    8. Ted Said

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      I've finally uploaded one of my other short films to YouTube. Ted Said was filmed about 4 years ago (wow, how times flies), and was part of the UK National 48 Hour Film Challenge… That’s right it was written, shot, edited and polished off – all within 48 hours! … and now you can watch it online! Enjoy!

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    9. WordPress 2.0.7 Released

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      Hot off the WordPress (sorry I couldn’t resist), version 2.0.7 has just been released – it’s a recommended upgrade! Thanks to Mark for his “unofficial” Changed Files ZIP!

    10. No Porn On Sony HD-DVD Blu-ray?

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      I thought Sony would have learnt from their mistakes of Betamax… but it seems that Sony doesn’t allow XXX-rated movies to be released on Blu-ray!

    11. Can’t stop thinking about ninjas?

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      Can’t stop thinking about ninjas? Neither can Robert!

    12. Making Moo-gnets

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      I’ve been wondering what to do with my Moo Flickr mini-cards… make some Moo-gnets, of course!

    13. What’s that song?

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      Have you ever seen a TV advert and wanted to know the name of the song that they used? Well fear not, Commercial Breaks and Beats – The UK Television Advert Music Database is here to save the day!

    14. WordPress 2.1 Released!

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      The long wait is over… WordPress 2.1 is out! I’ll get around to upgrading in the next few days!

    15. Guide Horses!

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      Bored with dogs? Get a guide horse! [via popbitch]

    16. Thwaite to be Guest Speaker at Booksellers Seminar

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      RSB‘s Mark Thwaite is a guest speaker at the Bookseller’s Reaching Readers Online seminar. Congrats Mark!

    17. At Home With Barry Scott

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      At Home With Barry Scott [via b3ta]

    18. Running from Camera

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      The rules are simple: I put the self-timer on 2 seconds, push the button and try to get as far from the camera as I can. [via b3ta]

    19. USB Humping Dog

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      Filthy little mutts! USB humping dogs – it’s gotta be seen to be believed! [via b3ta again]

  2. February 2007

    1. Burn almost any video file to a playable DVD

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      DVD Flick – simple software to burn downloaded divx to DVD-video [ta cheeze]

    2. God Hates Gay Bands!

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      In this Internet Age of MP3 piracy, parents should keep careful watch over their children’s listening habits, specifically for homosexuality bands. God Hates Gay Bands! [via popbitch] Should I be worried about my listening habits? … and why is Elton John is on their twice? With the second time he’s marked as “_really gay_“! There is scary people out there kids!

    3. ManBoobs: We’re Fat and We’re Proud!

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      I feel a bit ill from looking at this… ManBoobs gallery [via b3ta] – my sister will find this so amusing!

    4. Install multiple versions of IE on your PC

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      I’ve known about this for ages, but came across it again today. I still have upgraded to IE7 (since I’m a Firefox convert), but if you need to run multiple versions of IE on the same PC, TredoSoft have two nice pieces of software: IE7 Standalone and MultipleIEs

    5. Yahoo’s Pipes

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      I’m reading a lot about Yahoo’s Pipes this morning… I had a quick play around with it, looks like a really easy way to mash-up data/web-services!

    6. Lo-fi zombie killing game

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      Lo-fi zombie killing game [via popbitch]

    7. Last.fm quilt

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      If you use Last.fm and have a blog (or MySpace), then you can put one of these shiny new album-art quilts on it!

    8. How To Not Get Robbed By Scary White Men!

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      How to not get robbed by scary white men! [cheers dan]

    9. Mirror Man showing at 3345 Parr Street

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      Mirror Man is being shown at 3345 Parr Street on Thursday 22nd February – as part of the Canvas event. So if you’re in Liverpool that night, please come along! More info here and here.

    10. Christopher Walken and Borat’s Lovechild?

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      Internet Marketing gone bad… presented by the lovechild of Borat and Christopher Walken!

    11. Guinness Marmite

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      Love it or Hate it… but you gotta try it – Guinness Marmite!

    12. AOL to support Open ID

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      AOL to support Open ID [via BBC]

    13. Father Ted Festival

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      The Fans of Ted have organised a festival! – I wish I’d heard about this, as I might have gone to it! ;-) [via the beeb] “_That would be an ecumenical matter!_” – sorry I couldn’t resist it!

    14. Cat shelves

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      Cat shelves [via b3ta]

    15. Will it blend? Lightsticks!

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      Will it blend? Lightsticks! [via b3ta again]

    16. FizzBuzz Test

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      Jeff Atwood talks about using a FizzBuzz test for filtering out programmer applicants (who can’t code). It seems that some are over-thinking the solution!

  3. March 2007

    1. Baby animal love story

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      Baby animal love story

    2. World Book Day

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      Today is World Book Day, along with a customary plug-link to ReadySteadyBook, (and BLB), ;-) I’ve just been reading about how to recognise a literary expert bluffer. [via BBC]

    3. Reggae Reggae Sauce

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      Reggae Reggae Sauce is now on sale in 600 Sainsbury’s stores. [via Radio 1]

    4. Twittering along!

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      I’ve just signed up to Twitter – I have no idea why, you can view my “tweets” here. I’m using Twitteroo as my interface.

    5. Post Updates to Twitter right from your Firefox Search Bar!

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      Post Updates to Twitter right from your Firefox Search Bar! It uses the OpenSearch protocol too!

    6. WordPress Plugin Directory

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      Those great people over at WordPress.org have launched a Plugin Directory! It’s very snazzy! For information about my Category Cloud Widget, go here.

    7. McDonald’s responds to customer query

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      Why did your employees ejaculate into my grandmother’s milkshake? [tacheeze]

    8. Flickr Rotation Game

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      Rotation Game using Flickr images. [via b3ta]

    9. Dodgy Missed Phonecalls

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      Just noticed that I had a missed call on my mobile from 02920368792, (I didn’t even hear it ring). So I googled the number. I found out it a Spam/Cold-Caller number. Now I’m a bit pee’d off, as yesterday I signed up for TSB’s text message alerts – coincidence or what?

    10. Keith Harris’ car registration is OR V1L

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      Keith Harris’ car registration is OR V1L. [via popbitch]

    11. Suits You Sir!

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      Too many gadgets to fit in your pockets? Why not try, Great Pockets! Clever viral marketing from Nokia ;-) [via b3ta]

    12. Team Wiggly

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      Sticking wiggly eyes on random everyday objects…Team Wiggly! [via b3ta again]

    13. My fine is £152.61

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      My fine is £152.61… what’s yours? [via b3ta]

    14. World’s first under-sea restaurant

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      World’s first under-sea restaurant [via b3ta again]

    15. Barenaked Ladies (The Bathroom Sessions)

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      I’m digging the Barenaked Ladies (The Bathroom Sessions) at the moment.

  4. April 2007

    1. Google TiSP: Free wireless broadband

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      Want free in-home wireless broadband from Google? Check out TiSP!

    2. ForkPress: Time to switch!

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      Enough is enough, it’s time to start using ForkPress… along with the new K3 theme – it’s the Ultimate Blogging platform!!! (just waiting for a bbqPress integration plugin … oh, does it work with buySQL?)

    3. Spotting a Fake Smile

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      Can you spot a fake smile? – I got 18 out of 20 [cheers dan]

    4. Where Company Names Come From

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      Where company names come from. [via b3ta]

    5. CRT Monitor, Giant Slingshot, Ripe Fruit

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      “We had a nearly-dead CRT monitor, a giant slingshot, and some ripe fruit.” There’s a plan brewing… [via b3ta]

    6. Make the Logo Bigger

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      Make the Logo Bigger [cheers sponegg]

    7. Last.fm Player

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      I was generally using my last.fm account to keep stats of the songs/artists that I listen to… I had no interest in the Last.fm player software, as I use iTunes. Today I thought I’d give the Personal radio feature a go… I’ve become addicted, especially with the Discovery Mode enabled!

    8. Sex Doll for Dogs

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      Hotdoll: The Sex Doll for Dogs [via popbitch/digg]

    9. Dodgy PNG Colour Rendering

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      I thought I was going mad, but it seems that browsers (specifically IE6/7 & FF) still render PNGs differently! (It’s related to the Gamma Correction and Colour Correction)

    10. Web Design Survey

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      Just took the _A List Apart_‘s Web Design Survey… they want to know more about people who make websites.

    11. Guess my age

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      Continuing the techniques of hotornot, ratemykitten and famousr, the b3tards been enjoying this ‘guess the age‘ game. [via b3ta]

  5. May 2007

    1. Listen to iPod through iTunes

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      I’ve just been trying to figure out why I couldn’t play my iPod songs via iTunes (on my laptop). Then I found this: Listen to iPod through iTunes – it’s OSX-focused, but still applies to Windows iTunes.

    2. 24 hours of Flickr

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      24 hours of Flickr

    3. I am an ALT.NET Developer

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      I am an ALT.NET Developer. (more here)

    4. Google Maps Street View

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      Google have added a new feature on their maps… Panoramic street views! Check this one from the Golden Gate Bridge – could it be a tourist asking for directions? or maybe it’s a secret spy meeting? [via Dave]

  6. June 2007

    1. Blood Puddle Pillows

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      Blood Puddle Pillows [via popbitch]

    2. Cat with Bow Golf

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      Cat with Bow Golf [via b3ta]

    3. Bodypopping pipe-cleaner

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      Bodypopping pipe-cleaner [via b3ta]

    4. Swear in any language

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      Youswear.com teaches users to “swear in any language”. [via Times]

    5. Die Hard – Music Video

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      Yippee-ki-yay, Die Hard fans!

    6. Wet Cats

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      Wet Cats [via b3ta]

    7. Greasemonkey Userscripts

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      I made a couple of Greasemonkey userscripts this afternoon… both related to Flickr’s machine-tags, one for IMDb and the other for Last.fm.

    8. Dr. Kawashima’s “More Brain Training”

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      Just heard about Dr. Kawashima’s “More Brain Training” … ZOMFG!!1

    9. iTunes Remote Web Control

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      rTunes – Control your iTunes library remotely, via a web-interface.

    10. World’s Ugliest Dog Contest 2007

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      Elwood – a Chinese Crested/Chihuahua mix has won the 2007 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. [via the beeb]

  7. July 2007

    1. Shocking Cats

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      Shocking Cats [via b3ta]

  8. November 2007

    1. How Many HTML Elements Can You Name in 5 Minutes?

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      How Many HTML Elements Can You Name in 5 Minutes? 82 Named: A, ABBR, ACRONYM, ADDRESS, APPLET, AREA, B, BASE, BIG, BLOCKQUOTE, BODY, BR, BUTTON, CENTER, CITE, CODE, COL, COLGROUP, DD, DFN, DIR, DIV, DL, DT, EM, FONT, FORM, FRAME, FRAMESET, H1, H2, H3, H4, H5, H6, HEAD, HR, HTML, I, IFRAME, IMG, INPUT, INS, KBD, LABEL, LEGEND, LI, LINK, MAP, META, NOFRAMES, NOSCRIPT, OBJECT, OL, OPTGROUP, OPTION, P, PARAM, PRE, Q, S, SAMP, SCRIPT,…

    2. Free Rice

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      I’m at vocab level 44… Can you do better?

  9. December 2007

    1. Harvester Killer

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      Fight SpamBots!

    2. Free the Postcode!

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      Free the Postcode!

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