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27% of Amazon Xmas Sales were Wiis!

If this is true it’s amazing. 27% of sales being the Wii. I suppose if you add iPods in that must be 80% of their business. Does that make all books “the long tail”?

Great article about Velib

Here is a great summary about what Velib has managed to do.

Re*Move: A lesson in business from the French

I don’t think that people either inside or outside of Paris have really realized what has happened in the last six months. There has been a revolution but nobody seems to have noticed.

If we’re to meet the challenge of climate change I think that we’re going to have to see far more of these hi-tech, low-tech mash-ups. I just can’t imagine what the next one will be!

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.