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Best blog title of the day…week…and month.

Daring Fireball: Yet Another in the Ongoing Series Wherein I Examine a Piece of Supposedly Serious Apple Analysis From a Major Media Outlet and Dissect Its Inaccuracies, Fabrications, and Exaggerations Point-by-Point, Despite the Fact That No Matter How Egregious the Inaccuracies / Fabrications / Exaggerations, Such Pieces Inevitably Lead to Accusations That I’m Some Sort of Knee-Jerk Shill Who Rails Against Anything ‘Anti-Apple’ Simply for the Sake of Defending Apple, and if I Love Apple So Much Why Don’t I Just Marry Them?

1and1.fr

This site is on a 1and1 server somewhere. Then I see this…

kelblog : Un hébergeur à éviter absolument: 1and1.fr (in French!)

Look like I should start looking for a new home!

.co.uk

I’ve always wondered why the British are the last country to drop the .co (their version of the .com) from their internet addresses. Stephen Fry also worries about it.

Stephen Fry » Blog Archive » “Is this the greatest living Englishman?”

I assume that the answer is probably along the lines of “its European rules” or “health and safety make us do it”.

PS  – Why does Stephen Fry write so much better about technology than the professionals?

Colossus: The Forbin Project

I think that I saw this when I was about twelve, it had the same effect that War Games had a few years later. All I wanted in life was a computer!!! Neither I or my ZX Spectrum every achieved world domination.

Apple stores having ‘gravitational pull’ on mall shoppers

Apple stores having ‘gravitational pull’ on mall shoppers – via AppleInsider

What Mr Munster doesn’t explain is why this draw exists.  I have a theory; look at the window of the Apple store…

Apple London

Now lets compare that to the window of the Fnac computer store near my home…

Can’t imagine why people are drawn to an Apple store!

Roger Godsiff uses his powers…

Roger Godsiff jumps off the deep end and uses his powers as a UK MP to vent his views on the England football team and English football in general.

Personally I think that it is wonderful but then I do enjoy a good rant.