Dunbar’s Number and The Monkeysphere

Dunbar's Number and The Monkeysphere
For many years, one way or another, I have been stumbling back to an interesting and funny article: What is the Monkeyspehere by David Wong of cracked.com. Essentially the article explores the limit of people we can care about. This “Monkeysphere”, cited as about 150, is the rough maximum number of people we can have ...

The Million Dollar Homepage Poster 1

The Million Dollar Homepage Poster
As most web geeks will know, the million dollar homepage was your classic simple-genius idea and prompted people all over the world to proclaim “I could have done that”. In fact, many people have since done that but none to anywhere near the success of Alex Tew, who famously paid his way through University (and ...

DeskLickr – Automatically Change your Desktop Background using Flickr

This excellent little (OSX only) application DeskLickr has spread around the office I work in like wildfire. It simply changes your background wallpaper at specified intervals using pictures from Flickr. You can pick photos by interestingness, tag, a username, a group etc. and handily you can set it to use only large enough images (i.e. ...

Dreamhost Promo Code

Dreamhost is a popular web hosting company that has some really nice features and generous bandwidth and disk space. I use dreamhost for hosting the majority of my websites. Dreamhost has sent me five promo codes to hand out: 426348986526 375991370848 568536138246 220211612243 135022716943 Just enter them on the sign up page. Using them will ...

Direct Link to Radio 1 “Listen Live” Online Stream 49

For those of you that listen to Radio 1 over the internet, this might come in handy: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/wm_asx/aod/radio1.asx (low quality) http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/listen/live/r1.asx (high quality) It is the direct link to the online stream, so you can paste this into an application like Winamp, VLC or whatever you use instead of having to keep a browser window ...