Posts Tagged: Technology


2
Aug 10

A tool I made for Londoners that makes journey planning quicker

TfL's Journey Planner is a great resource for figuring out the best way of getting from place to place in London.

I've created a tool the speeds up the process. Here's a bit of background... Continue reading →


14
Apr 10

Keyboard shortcut for Google’s “did you mean”

Update: This doesn't work since the introduction of Google Instant Search.

Keyboard shortcut for Google’s “did you mean”

This post could also be titled "My first Greasemonkey script"... Continue reading →


3
Mar 10

Interesting freecycle freebiejeebies scam and a dubious experiment

Interesting freecycle freebiejeebies scam and a dubious experiment

I love scams. They're often ingenious and involve a good bit of psychology. It's great fun figuring out how they work.

I saw an interesting misuse of freecycle recently which was a scam of sorts. I'll tell you how it worked then introduce my own dubious experiment. Continue reading →


15
Jan 10

How 3D cinema works

I recently saw Avatar in 3D and 'forgot' to hand my glasses back in at the end. I thought I knew how this technology worked so I was very surprised when I started doing some experiments.

I saw Avatar at a Vue cinema that recently had 3D installed and the way it works is quite different to the IMAX. Continue reading →


30
Sep 09

How I use… Freecycle/Freegle: gmail filters

How I use… Freecycle/Freegle: gmail filters

Freecycle is great but it can clog up your email. I think I've got the answer.  Continue reading →