Category Archives: Teh Interwebs

Government website sucks: shock finding

The Times – A new travel website will get its users nowhere, fast. And we have found it’s got a Wapping glitch: Transport Direct, the travel advice line and website that was supposed to show passengers the fastest route from … Continue reading

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Employee not permitted to speak his mind shock

The blogger sacked by Waterstones has hit the mainstream. Waterstone’s throws book at blogger Blogger sacked for sounding off For the record: I hit WH Smith a few years ago with a proposal to get their employees blogging. They said … Continue reading

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Conservative association site hijacked by pornographers

Welsh Tory party website hijacked by porn The funniest thing about this story is the ‘news alerts’ box that it generates over at CNN (see right). You may also wish to note how The Sun feels compelled to adorn their … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Crazy Frog – from Deng Deng to Ringtone

Seeking information about Crazy Frog? Harbouring a sneaking suspicion that you’ve seen/heard it before? This page is for you… [Jamster affiliate link removed. Rupert Murdoch now owns Jamster and I’ll be damned if I’ll send money his way.] You must … Continue reading

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Whore? Moi?

Scaryduck notes with interest that Belle du Jour is blogging again now his/her book is out. You may also be amused by the (still developing) “Customers who bought this item also bought” list at Amazon, which currently includes Moby Dick … Continue reading

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Ananova’s Orange Makeover

After a slow and gradual shift into the background, the search function at Ananova has now disappeared altogether. The way in which they did this led me to suspect that the function would be reintroduced at a later date under … Continue reading

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Time To Pay The Paupers

I’ll put this as simply as possible – the Internet is going broke, and it’s your fault. You may have noticed the symptoms of late. Your favourite site has recently introduced a paid-for ‘premium’ service and/or become a pigsty of … Continue reading

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