tomroyal.com

Delicious (del.icio.us) accelerator for IE8 Beta 2

The other day I met some people from Microsoft, who were in London to show off Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2. One of the most interesting features – to me, at least – was the new Accelerators menu: if you highlight a block of text in the browser a context menu appears, allowing you to […]

Read More

Agenda (revised)

Saturday, 05:00 (recurring) – Wake up. Make yelping noise to rouse staff. Saturday, 05.20 – Staff remain asleep. Add new event, Monday, 10am: advertise for new staff. Snooze. Saturday, 07:00 (recurring) – Wake up. Make yelping noise to rouse staff. Scratch door. Honk. Saturday, 09:00 – Staff finally appear, serve breakfast. Tuna. Cancel advert for […]

Read More

Death, taxes, lazy journalism

On a note related to Si’s thoughts on journalism, I came across this piece when attempting to find out who on earth the Taxpayers’ Alliance might be or represent. From Paul Lashmar, a lecturer in journalism: “What you see now is journalists who are grateful for news which is almost perfectly packaged to go into […]

Read More

Bank Holiday Geekend

Three days away from work, so obviously I thought I’d get away from technological matters by breaking a computer. Er, I mean, “upgrading” it. About two years ago I built a Media Center PC for the flat. For anyone unfamiliar, Windows XP Media Center was a special version of Windows designed to be used as […]

Read More

Copyright 2019 Tom Royal