Archive For October 2007

1 Million Pay Mortgage With Credit Card

From The Guardian: Rising housing costs forced more than a million householders to use a credit card to pay their mortgage or rent over the past 12 months, a poll for the housing charity Shelter reveals today. It says a growing number of young people are turning to expensive sources of credit to hang onContinue Reading ›

The Scum Career Development Model

I watched Scum for the first time recently. It is a great film, tough to watch in places, and confirmed to me what I had always suspected – I wouldn’t last 10 minutes in prison. However, it did make me think about the hierarchical, structured environment in which I find myself daily – the corporateContinue Reading ›

iPhone Hands On

I’m at the Future of Web Apps conference today, more of which later, and have just had my first “play” with an iPhone and it is niiice. Very niiice… Much smaller than it looks in photos, it feels marvellous in the hand. The screen is awesome and the UI… the UI is completely and utterlyContinue Reading ›

Cheese Delivery Devices

I had a particularly scrumptious blue goat’s cheese this weekend, whilst polishing it off I realised that crackers, biscuits, bread, rolls etc. are in fact little more than cheese delivery devices. Think about it for a moment, when was the last time you ate cheese with something, for the sake of the something? Cheese deliveryContinue Reading ›