Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

What Happened to “excuse me” ?

When I was young, I was always told that if someone was blocking your way and you needed to move them – for instance in a busy supermarket – you simply had to say “excuse me” and they would know Read more …

Social News: Following the Herd

I’m a nerd and an obsessive consumer of content, so for me social news sites, like Digg, Reddit etc have always been a big draw for me. In their early days, these sites always seem to attract a decent quality Read more …

Stupid Looters

Over night some images appeared on Twitter showing supposed evidence of people having stolen iPads and iPhones from major outlets during the London/Birmingham/Manchester riots (not Apple stores as far as I can tell… they were well protected). Anyone that partakes Read more …

Review: Game of Thrones – Series 1

Before I start this review, I just want to say, I haven’t read the “A Song of Ice and Fire” novels that Game of Thrones is based on. I’m writing purely about the TV show (although, after series 1 I Read more …

Google… Seriously, What the Hell?

I had forgotton my password for an old Google account I use at work today and had to use their reset password feature, where I was presented with this CAPTCHA to verify I was human: Seriously… Google. What the hell Read more …

10 Things I Would Do if I Ever Caught a Spammer

I’m getting bloody pissed off with spammers of late, whether it’s the emailing type or the comment spam type, these people are really starting to get on my tits and I feel like they’re really ruining the internet for everyone. Read more …

No more things?

I’m a bit disappointed with today’s Apple keynote – not with the actual products themselves, but the lousy shipping dates. Apple taking the stores down usually indicates that they’re about to release something for immediate purchase but all we got Read more …

What am I doing when I Digg something?

I’ve been regularly visiting Digg.com for about two months now and I’m still not completely sure what I’m doing. You see, I always thought that Digg was a social news website, but I’ve heard others refer to it as a Read more …

Mobile Phones safe in hospitals – DUH!

I’ve just read this article about how mobile phones don’t actually cause any dangerous interference to hospital equipment and I have to give a resounding DUH! It’s bloody obvious that mobile phones don’t do any harm – wanna know why? Read more …