by Garethin Media, Technology0 commentstags: advertising, Apple, fun, marketing, microsoft
“In a lot of ways, you’re just throwing a house party with Windows 7 as an honored guest…”In a lot of ways, you’re clearly mental… & in a lot of ways, this is very very funny. Kind of creepy too though, as it appears to be some kind of portal into a parallel universe where everybody’s a bad actor. And everybody’s on crack. Still, worth sharing for sheer *WTF* value.
by Garethin Environment, General, Media0 commentstags: Environment, photos
In one of those truly remarkable photos that turn up so infrequently, marine photographer and environmental lecturer Michael Nolan has captued an iconic image that is bound to be used for envoronmental campaigns for years to come (providing we’re actually still around and haven’t destroyed the place *completely* by then , of course…) – showing, as it appears to, the face of earth mother Gaia herself weeping from the edge of a melting ice cap located on Nordaustlandet in the Svalbard archipelago in Norway.It’s not, of course. But it’s a hugely impressive photo and one that deserves to be exploited for the cause of good nonetheless. Makes those “Jesus in a burnt waffle” photos look pretty bloody silly really, doesn’t it.
by Garethin Media, Politics0 commentstags: afghanistan, fun, Politics, rant
Just before I head off for the weekend to Donington Park for the MotoGP (updates across the event on the BatiFan Blog and at BatiFans.com) I just had to post this stunning hatchet job by Matthew Norman in The Independent.Although the article doesn’t actually address the primary questions of the dishonesty of the mission in Afghanistan – and the basic principle that our troops should not be there and be in harm’s way in the first place – it *does* do a smashing job at ridiculing the utterly ridiculous George Foulkes. Not hard, I know – small children could probably do a decent job – but Matthew Norman’s rage at the (literally) Brown-nosing dreg is pure joy and pure class.Read the article in full…
by Garethin Media, Music, Technology0 commentstags: Apple, applications, downloads, iphone, itunes
Apple’s App Store – part of iTunes, and used for buying applications and games for the iPhone and iPod Touch, turns 1 year old, having put over 56,000 apps on its virtual shelves and had over a billion downloads.They’re celebrating with some special download offers on their most popular apps…