Created by the way Google has stitched two of its Street View panoramas in Smethwick, take the advert for a filum and a moving bus and, oops:
If you like the Two Ronnies your first thought when using the word Rhubarb is probably “manure”, but no more. At least until they run out of themes and end up doing a gardening-with-poo based show, Danny Smith et al’s Rhubarb Radio show puts all effluent fertilizer thoughts out of my head. It replaced them this week with robot sex, but that’ll change as long as I keep tuning in at 7pm on Saturdays.
If you spent your evening less productively this week you can still listen again:
I’ve been playing with the new iPhoto ’09, it’s major selling point is face recognition — it attempts to spot faces in your photos and keep a record of who’s where. It makes some brave attempts, but doesn’t always make it:
First it spotted a face in Bearwood High St.
Then it saw faces, lots of them, but didn’t connect them together.
Normally my twitter followers are a, fairly, sane bunch of humans – but today I’ve been watching then all turn to toons. Today has been declared ‘Twitter Cartoon Day’ –
“Brighten up the lives of your fellow Twitterers today by changing your avatar (picture) to a cartoon character.”
Does your mum witter on about nothing? Get her on mithr, microblogging for your mum.
These are my links for 26th February through 28th February:
- GeoPic II geotags your Nikon shots, saves on battery – Engadget –
- ITN doctors footage – Apparently they dropped advertising into the background of Brits items? Dodgy
- TweetVolume – see how often stuf gets twittered – a sort of "twitterfight"
- press complaints commission to investigate media scraping of social media content –
- Google Talkabout: Google Talk chatback – 'Guest' chat widget for people to connect with you via GoogleTalk – very clever for small blogs. untill someone invents GTalk spam