Those running events or planning trips may like to know that the excellent BBC five-day weather forecast has today added a new 10-day option, complete with probability ratings.
Glug Birmingham, 12th November 2014, on character design and illustration. Warning: has one of those hipster iPad sites that’s really annoying on a desktop PC.
BIAD typography talks for designers, Birmingham.
New file-dropping site, free, up to 5Gb per file: YDRay.
You couldn’t make it up. Microsoft Windows continues to turn into a total car-crash… “Microsoft reissues flawed Windows security update with new flaws”.
Kalev Leetaru has uploaded 2.6 million public-domain scanned pictures to Flickr, with automatic tagging. Now, if only the new Flickr was actually usable for anyone without superfast broadband…
Jon Bounds’s guide on how to avoid students in Birmingham, during those heady 21 days before their bank account is drained by iPads, rent advances, textbooks, their local Bargain Booze, and posting boxes of washing back home.
A new two-year ‘intensive’ videogames production course, in Birmingham: B.Sc. degree in Interactive Entertainment (Games Development).
Ah, London. The great coffee, the wi-fi so strong your coffee spoons vibrate with it. Or perhaps not…
“Why bother going to all that trouble to shield a coffee shop from Wi-Fi when pretty much the whole of London E1 and E2 postal codes have been successfully achieving exactly the same thing for the last few years through sheer apathy?”
The whole coffee shop concept is so ripe for re-invention, with the aid of technology, these days. And cats.
UK Podcasting Conference 2014 in Birmingham on Saturday 16th August 2014. Hotel La Tour, Albert Street, Birmingham city centre.
The race for local TV in Birmingham is up in the air, rather than on-the-air. As the winner has gone bust before even launching the service.
Does your ISP have crappy or censored DNS resolving? How to switch your ISP’s DNS server to use Google Public DNS, in Windows.
For every action, a reaction. Face-recognition privacy-invasion spurs new youth fashion looks that defeat facial recognition technology.
Our Work Here is Done: Visions of a Robot Economy, a new free ebook from the UK’s NESTA. PDF only: no bot can yet convert it to .mobi format for Kindle ebook readers. Which is kind of ironic. Or hopefully, depending on your point of view.