After months of hacking away at Google’s implementation of their uber-cool mapping tool, developers have finally been given the official nod to let rip. Google…One Comment
Month: June 2005
Being the “professional blog of Ben Metcalfe”, I’m always slightly nervous of pushing my own distorted tastes in music and film (particularly seeing as they often expose my non-work-friendly “from da street” alter-ego and usually require “parental advisory” – this one is no exception).
However one of my favourite MC’s, Kano, has just dropped his first album and it’s totally
off the hook sick (Sofia doesn’t want me to write “off the hook” because she says I sound like Maxwell from BB).
Most of you will probably have never even heard Grime before, particuarlly if you’re outside of the UK. So why not take 2 minutes out and check this out, I’ve included plenty of links to give you a real feel for the scene:2 Comments
Ben Hammersley makes a good point: …Filesharing applications are now liable to new legal contraints. Yes. In the US. Not here. Not in China. Not…Comments closed
We’re making 7 days worth of BBC TV and radio schedule information available in XML format over on backstage.bbc.co.uk. It’s updated daily so if you…Comments closed
I participate in a number of internal BBC discussion groups, including the wonderful News Interactive Talking Shop. However my participation in this forum in particular…2 Comments
J sent me this link to an unbelievable photo gallery on the BBC Bristol website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bristol/content/image_galleries/pole_dance_gallery.shtml If this is what “eating your own dog food”…2 Comments
Can anyone tell me where the phrase “eating one’s own dog food” has suddenly appeared from? Dave Winer, Jeremy Zawodny and even Adam Curry in…2 Comments
For those of us not attending Gnomedex, the announcement was somewhat understated. I found out the details of Microsoft “enabling RSS at the platform level”…One Comment
During a slightly confrontational yet good natured bit of email tennis about the pros/cons of allowing anonymity in message boards, someone produced Amazon’s policy on…One Comment
In a blatant attempt to further manipulate the market, Sony are now trying to impound imported PSPs purchased abroad and shipped into the UK. I’ve…Comments closed