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I went to Barcelona..

.. and all I got were these lousy photos. And a news story about antivirus software, which was really the point of the exercise, but never let the truth get in the way of a bad pun. Anyhow, I went for a walk, got lost, took photos, somehow found my bearings again and made it […]

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Little Babies

I’m not sure whether this particular advertising is an example of context-targeting gone wrong (the article does use the phrase “since the very birth of our republic”) or a deliberate attempt to push pro-life stuff on an audience of heathens. Either way, it’s a particularly ham-fisted bit of design (Baby? Check. American flag? Check. Rancid […]

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Dear Tech Industry

Please make me one of the above machines, as illustrated using my best Microsoft Paint skills. You could call it the cardshredscanner. Thank you.

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Great moments in stock photography

“Internet ad spendings up, you say? I should probably put some clothes on and go to work” Actually, I feel the Guardian’s pain. Every so often over the last few years I’ve found myself digging through stock photo libraries looking for a photo of somebody using a notebook computer – often with the dreaded keyword […]

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Meanwhile, Postman Pat is at the DHSS

Flicking through TV channels aimlessly last night I came across one of those silent movie style caption cards, displaying only the words: “Potty the pirate has a date with an accountant from Hungary who is taking him to a burlesque night” That alone makes the license fee worthwhile. Programme info here, Potty the Pirate do […]

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