Monthly Archives: February 2007

Leyton Orient 1-4 Brighton

Possibly the worst performance I’ve seen from Orient resulted in a home thrashing against a club that haven’t even been doing particularly well themselves in League One this season. The situation obviously wasn’t helped by injury as there were no … Continue reading

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Del.icio.us API timeout and 503 response headers

Three days after building a little bit of code to publish posts from this blog directly to del.icio.us, I still haven’t got every post on there. Despite following the “don’t hammer our server” guidelines and waiting over a second between … Continue reading

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M&S uses ‘slimming mirrors’, says Kilroy-Silk

Marks and Spencer has said it is mystified by a claim by MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk that it uses “distorting” mirrors in its changing rooms. Mr Kilroy-Silk has accused the store of misleading women with mirrors that make them look slimmer … Continue reading

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Frankensteinway hits MySpace

Jason has put Frankensteinway on MySpace. I can’t wait for the record deals to come flooding in, just as long as they don’t get put off by the poor sound quality (and poor music quality (and poor performance quality (and … Continue reading

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ASP.Net del.icio.us API integration with C#

I’ve been playing around with getting my blog to automatically post to del.icio.us when a new post is added (just because I can) and it’s actually very easy to talk to the del.icio.us API. To get any communication going, just … Continue reading

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Problems with the semantic web

I was pointed towards Ontology is Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags by Clay Shirky and decided to read a few more posts. This one about the semantic web is interesting too. I particularly like this section on proposed uses for … Continue reading

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Categorising content on the web

This article entitled Ontology is Overrated: Categories, Links, and Tags is interesting for any programmer who’s had a client say they want a taggable/searchable/categorisable system of some kind. They’re all the rage at the moment, apparently. The interesting ideas reall … Continue reading

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Telegraph Fantasy Football password

The Telegraph Fantasy Football password for Wednesday 7th February is GRAND.

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Cruciate ligament: the footballing injury to be seen with

In recent years no Premiership footballer worth their salt would be seen dead without a metatarsal injury. The metatarsal is a small bone in the foot that was brought to the nation’s attention as a result of David Beckham’s injury … Continue reading

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Leyton Orient transfers

It’s good news that Luke Guttridge is staying at Orient for the rest of the season – he looked pretty useful in the few games I saw. But it’s really not good news that we didn’t get a striker given … Continue reading

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