Entry for the word ‘blog’ from the Oxford American Dictionary built in to OSX Tiger: “Blogs run by twenty-something Americans with at least an unhealthy interest in computers.”
For those of you who are new to the world of Blogging, it is a form of personal web publishing, allowing people to easily post information and comment about whatever they please. This blog is powered by a web application called WordPress, a fantastic system (although not for someone who is not familiar with the […]
The BBC have recently launched a service called BBC Backstage, a service which encourages people to use BBC content in their own way using RSS feeds and an API. backstage.bbc.co.uk attempts to encourage and support those who have provided most of the innovation on the inernet – the passionate, highly-skilled & public-spirited developers and designers […]
Britain’s best-loved newspaper, the Framley Examiner has just seen an update to the website, with a whole 8 new pages. This was due to “The Framley Examiner team apologises for the delay in our Christmas 2004 update. This was due to the enforced maternity leave of Pete who knows how to work the scanner”. It […]
A brief review of Ecto, desktop blogging software. First impressions…
I am currently testing the use of MarsEdit, by those clever folks at http://www.ranchero.com. It’s Mac only, and very well designed. It allows you to easily post to your blog, but is still rather clunky in that images have to be uploaded, then an HTML string inserted into your post. Other than editing it by […]
The new Computer Technologies for Archaeologists & Architectural Historians newsletter from the Centre for the Study of Architecture/Archaeology (CSA) is now online. The US-based newsletter provides articles on current developments in archaeological computing.
I installed Tiger on Monday, and I have to say it does live up to the hype. I backed up my system and opted for the “Upgrade” option rather than format and install or archive and install (essentially copying my old system into a folder in case you ever have to revert back to it). […]
A Mac user, for a year and a half now, my experiences and looking forward to OSX 10.4 ‘Tiger’.
This is the personal website of Thomas Goskar, an archaeologist specialising in the application of computing to the past. Some of my interests which I will cover from time to time on this site include Iron Age Britain, 3D visualisation, web technologies, laser scanning, and multimedia applications. All specific to archaeology. If you have arrived […]