Category Archives: Asides

WordPress 3.1.2 out

Hi folk! WordPress 3.1.2 is released which is a security fix for an issue that allows contributer level users to publish posts. You should definitely upgrade if you offer this sort of user level on your site.

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Formally known as Starbucks

I read just now that Starbucks Coffee have removed their name from their branding logo. This is a move designed to position them to sell stuff other than coffee under their brand, but I must admit it seems odd to me. When we see their shops with this nameless logo how are we to refer […]

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The missing goal

One of the benefits of HD is that you can see everything in wonderful picture clarity.  Except, that is, for a key goal in a World Cup match, when the show cuts to adverts by mistake.  (The coverage resumed shortly afterwards, to allow witness of a traditionaly flopish England start to the tournament.)

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Tokyo couple married by robot in rooftop wedding

BBC News – Tokyo couple married by robot in rooftop wedding.  Brilliant.

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Brown resigns

After a few days of political wrangling, Prime Minister Brown has resigned, and is off to see the Queen to suggest that Mr Cameron forms the next government.  So looks like the country is tory again. (With possible lib dem coalition as yet undecided.)

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