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Introducing Twangle, Twinute and Twingo.

The Guardian, 19 May 2008 (link) Why Twitter is the canary in the news coalmine Last Monday, when an earthquake struck China’s Sichuan province, word of it spread quickly from witnesses on the shaking ground via Twitter, the mobile-and-web microblogging service where users share brief, 140-character-long updates with friends.” The Guardian, 28 November 2008 (link) […]

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Brr

Cold in London. Bitterly cold. The Trafalgar Square fountains were frozen this morning as they chipped the huge Xmas tree, and they were still frozen this evening. Brr.

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Celebrating the New Year with my head in a fridge

New Year’s Eve was all going terribly well until, at about 7pm, the fridge (a Samsung RL33SBSW, for anyone Googling) started making an extremely loud mechanical buzzing sound. We stood and watched it for a minute or so, as if hoping that it’d rethink its timing and resume working, but the only change was four […]

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