Wednesday, 31 March 2004


coverSupport your local pop star. Here's the brilliant new single from Mark Joseph, who lives three doors away from me. This is his third top 40 single and the album's due later this year.

More information on this and his previous singles are on Mark's website

Monday, 29 March 2004


Whilst you might not have rated him as a comedian, in my opinion he was one of the funniest men to have ever appeared in film.

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Actor Sir Peter Ustinov dies

Tuesday, 23 March 2004


More on the sorry state of the once-great Russian Navy.

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Russian flagship 'could explode'

Friday, 19 March 2004


Nice article on web security - I particularly like this quote:

...relying on robots.txt to protect sensitive content is a bit like putting a sign up saying "Please ignore the expensive jewels hidden inside this shack"

SecurityFocus HOME Columnists: Googling Up Passwords

Wednesday, 17 March 2004


So, we can't afford books, we can't afford to repair the hole in the roof, and sometimes we can't even afford teachers, but apparently we can afford 200,000 (yes, that's two hundred thousand) laptops.

The Register | 200,000 Wi-Fi laptops up for grabs

Monday, 15 March 2004


The newly elected Spanish Prime Minister has stated his intention to withdraw his country's troups from Iraq, describing the war as 'a disaster'. One can only wonder what the result of the forthcoming British election will be in the light of this...

BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Spain 'to withdraw Iraq troops'

Only in America:

HeadlinedNews.com - Ipod Used In Domestic Homicide - Mar. 05, 2004

Thursday, 11 March 2004


It gets worse for famous Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi:
Todd Bertuzzi of the Vancouver Canucks has been hit with one of the most severe suspensions in NHL history. Bertuzzi will not play for the remainder of this season, including the entire Stanley Cup playoffs. The suspension remains open-ended, with his return to the NHL to be determined prior to training camp next season. In addition, the Canucks have been fined $250,000.
Bertuzzi's Season Is Over

As the giants battle it out on the leading edge of the digital camera world, Kodak go after Sony for patent infringement, after negotiations between the companies get nowhere.

BBC NEWS | Business | Kodak sues Sony in patent row

Not good news for the Canucks playoff season:

BBC SPORT | Other Sport | US Sport | Bertuzzi faces police probe

and:

Steve Moore Suffers Concussion, Lacerations, and Neck Fracture