Month: July 2006

More stolen phone poetry

While chatting online, a friend asked me about my stolen phone (taken from the ladies’ toilet), and said, “that person who took it! may she get constipation!” I responded: may she have alternating days of diarrhoea and constipation! My friend responded with laughter. I continued… may she be stuck in the toilet with cramps, diarrhoea, …

Gooner + Geek

I decided to check out other people’s photographs, tagged with ‘Arsenal’. Not bad! At least there’s a different perspective – as if we were one of the fans, looking at the whole pitch rather than close up. Then I discovered Flickr’s Arsenal clusters – which lets me zoom in on particular matches like Bergkamp’s testimonial …

Ambient Findability

Just picked this interesting book up. Considering how impressed I was with Adam Greenfield‘s SXSW presentation and book, Everyware, this was another extension of the theme. Flipping through Ambient Findability, some extracts reminded me of the thought process I currently undergo at work when planning information architecture (at a more basic level): In a sea …

Weird MySpace messages

Hi Vanessa, One-Butt-Cheek-Ted would like to be added to your MySpace friends list. By accepting One-Butt-Cheek-Ted as your friend, you will be able to send One-Butt-Cheek-Ted personal messages, view One-Butt-Cheek-Ted’s photos and journals, and you will be able to interact with each other’s friends and network! No thank you. Good things should come in pairs. …