Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

28 July 2013
by Mark
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Abusing Twitter

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What do you do when someone successfully campaigns to have a woman featured on the next edition of the ten pound note? Well, if you’re a semi-moron with all the social skills of a decapitated earthworm, you threaten to rape … Continue reading

23 July 2013
by Mark
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Google Maps, where orange is the new blue (and also the new green, and red)

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Google Maps is going through a bit of a makeover at the moment. There will, sooner or later, be an entirely new version of the web-based maps (which you can see in preview if you switch to the beta option), … Continue reading

22 July 2013
by Mark
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The secret location of Challis Island revealed.

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Both the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph have reported on a project known as Challis Island, an artificial pirate-themed island in the middle of a reclaimed lake in Cambridgeshire. None of the news reports give way its exact location, … Continue reading