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Six Degrees: come in, your time is up

From Facebook today: We’re writing to inform you of a Facebook Platform policy violation within your application, Six Degrees. Our terms and policies are in place to ensure that Facebook Platform serves users well, allows applications to thrive, and provides … Continue reading

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Facebook Taking Signups for Developers Interested in Testing its Credit Payment System

Facebook are accepting “expressions of interest” from developers for the beta test of their payments platform. I wrote a bit more about it on Inside Facebook: Facebook Taking Signups for Developers Interested in Testing its Credit Payment System.

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Little Sydney

These little videos are great. Showing the life of “Little Sydney” by some really clever techniques. And they just look good. For best results go to the site – they’re much better larger. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3548220&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1Mardi Gras from Keith Loutit on Vimeo. … Continue reading

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The new Facebook layout: a step forwards, backwards or sideways?

A change of design for a site like Facebook is always a prompt for discussion and controversy. Facebook is so much part of many people’s experience of the web now that it’s like someone deciding that trees should be purple. … Continue reading

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Bigger ads or better ads?

There were two interesting pieces of news in the internet ad space this week. Yesterday, Google announced they’re rolling out behavioural targeting for Adsense. What this means is that they’ll look at what types of sites you visit (if those … Continue reading

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Near Athens – the island of Aegina

Whether the island is actually spelt Aegina or not I couldn’t tell – it was spelt differently on every timetable and in every guidebook. But if fits for me. We started off at Piraeus, the port that’s virtually a suburb … Continue reading

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Athens – some modern stuff

Athens has a strange history of very ancient architecture, a bit of development with the Romans, and then not much for a very long period of time. Most of the city looks very 20th century, and not particularly well done … Continue reading

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Athens – various old stuff

Athens is full of old stuff. You can’t help seeing it everywhere, and they can’t help but finding it every time they want to build something. As a result, there are quite a few museums of old stuff, or places … Continue reading

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Athens – about the town

I’m just back from a long week (if such a thing exists) in Athens. It’s certainly a bustling city, and one that never seems to stop completely. Cafe’s especially were populated at any hour that I was ever likely to … Continue reading

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Photosynth of my head

Microsoft’s Photosynth is pretty amazing, and I just couldn’t wait to take lots of photos of something to try it out. Combined with laziness, I ended up doing my own head. (You’ll need to install the plugin.) Karl’s Head photosynthed

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