Amid all the tributes to the legendry George Best it would have been easy to miss that Pat Morita aka “Mr Miyagi” also passed away recently. The 73 year old died of natural causes last Thursday. He will of course be most remembered for his role in the 1984 film “The Karate Kid” but I [...]
Forwarded from a colleague at work.
Acording to The Inquirer the IT industry has the worst dressed workers. Melanie Moss an Austrailian fashion guru said that short sleeved shirts, man-made fibres and the wrong coloured socks were some of the most common fashion faux-pas in the IT industry. This can’t possibly be true as I’m sure this photograph of your average [...]
On Tuesday and Wednesday this week we held our annual Talis Insight conference at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham. I thought it was the best one yet. It was hard work and some problems caused by the network providers meant that we were still setting up at past midnight the night before but on the [...]
Every year people complain that Christmas starts earlier and earlier and to be honest I’m one of them. So you can imagine how shocked and appalled I was to arrive home from work this evening to find my next-door neighbour had put up Christmas decorations! It’s the 9th of bloody November! I love Christmas as [...]
Lots of people are talking about the possibility of AOL being acquired by either Google or Microsoft. Chris Pirillo has some interesting thoughts on the issue. On Microsoft and Google he says “AOL is almost like a pawn in this, and they’ll likely go to the highest bidder. If Google wins AOL, it could deal [...]
I loved Sensible Soccer so it’s great news that it’s returning. Let’s hope the new version is as good as the ones that have gone before it. According to Games Radar Sensible Soccer will feature the same lightening-quick action and signature physics-defying banana shots, as well as a brand new look. We’ll have to see [...]