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TCSOTD 2007-06-04


Leading Iraqi calligrapher killed

Boy and a Stick and Slither nails the surveillance state

Ministers face legal challenge over jails crisis
… “inmates are reaching the end of their sentences but cannot be freed because they have been unable to attend compulsory courses that are a condition of their release.”

BBC article on Taking Liberties

Logo for 2012 Olympics in ‘Bloody Awful’ shock

Change The London 2012 Logo
… 3865 signatures at the time of writing
… [16:19] the site has died.
… [17:27] and now some alternatives
… [23:00] sadly they removed the variant
… [23:00] another take on the same image here
… [23:00] and this is rather good too, if a little NSFW.
… [23:30] 12926 signatures on the petition now

Naked Blair at centre of art show

TCSOTD 2007-05-10

Concerns raised over child porn inquiry

Helvetica at 50

Today’s the day that Blair announces when he goes
… remember to book the date off for this

A quirky look at a quirky species

Oral sex can cause throat cancer

Moby lets independent film makers download some of his music for free

Blair to finally go on 27th June

In other news: ID Card Costs rise to over £5bn
… no coincidence that this was released today at all.

Amazon huge stock clearance

Technology Review’s Most Iconic Technology Designs

TCSOTD 2007-03-13

Aide alleged Levy ‘lie’ request

Watch as advertising idiocy gets caught out and commented on
… it clearly isn’t the day yet when it is no longer amusing to watch advertising agencies completely fail to Get It.

Questioning Gill Sans
… ‘In 1928, Eric Gill set about to improve on Edward Johnston’s type for the London Underground. The result was Gill Sans.’

FACT Off: It’s time to say no to F.A.C.T.
… campaigning against those patronising, unskippable anti-piracy adverts on DVDs

Berlusconi and Mills back in dock in Italy

AI system cited for unlicensed practice of law

TCSOTD 2007-01-23

View of US’s global role worse

Chicken Yogurt notices an interesting correlation between ‘Respect’ zones and upcoming elections
… [09:42] Tim Worstall comments on a similar bribery scheme with transport projects

Myfonts’ Best Fonts of 2006

Academics compile ‘encyclopaedia of concerns’ about NPfIT

Porn industry finds High Def too graphic

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TCSOTD 2007-01-05

Iris use dropped in ID Card plans

Fusion reactors in 10 years claim

Internet Explorer unsafe for 284 days in 2006

Part of Russian rocket lands in Wyoming

The problem with OpenXML
… ‘not only must an interoperable OOXML implementation first acquire and reverse-engineer a 14-year old version of Microsoft Word, it must also do the same thing with a 16-year old version of WordPerfect.’

15 tips to choose a good text type

Quit [Smoking] Counter

Humble Little Ruby Book

Riverbend’s take on Saddam’s hanging / lynching

Lord Levy in abuse of tax payer’s money allegation

New Scientist compiles a list of fun materials

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