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September 23, 2005

Sony PS2 advertising

I like this "interactive advertising" from Sony.

September 16, 2005

Mario clone in JavaScript

If any proof were needed of how rich a regular webpage with Javascript can be, here's Super Mario Brothers implemented in Javascript.

BillG + Napolean Dynamite

Here's the video. It's quite amusing.

John Hurt sighted

Whenever Shannon and I work out of the Soho office in central London I spot someone "famous". Soho has a large pool of media-related businesses, so there are often actors coming and going.
Today's subject was John Hurt, an excellent actor of stage and screen, famous for having an alien burst our of his stomach, in space, where no one can hear you scream.

September 14, 2005

Napoleon Gates? Bill Dynamite?

A couple of times a year Bill Gates makes a humorous video, usually a take off of a movie or advertisment, used to lighten up his talks at different professional conferences. These are not distributed, because the content tends to be proprietory, but just for a change someone managed to take a shot of a frame from the one shown at the Professional Developers Conference.

Grand Canyon walkway

As a sufferer of vertigo, I'm not sure I could cope with this proposal for a glass walkway over the Grand Canyon.

Moleskine limits

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This guy is really pushing his Moleskine to its limits.

September 12, 2005

My sister-in-law

Nice piece on Laura, my sister-in-law, who is a Breast Care Coordinator in Pennsylvania.