This is a quick response to a very good and pleasantly short blog post on Open Objects regarding the conflict caused by Wikimedia scraping high resolution ‘zoomified’ images from the NPG’s website and making them available. I concur with your thoughts. I don’t think Wikimedia is, however, anything other than extremely naive not to have […]
Internet technologies, and the world wide web
Much of our past is contained in documents few of us can read, let alone understand and interpret. The National Archives have created a set of online tutorials in beginner’s and advanced medieval Latin and palaeography, or, how to read old handwriting. It is the first time a course like this has been offered, free […]
Those resourceful people at the Megalithic Portal have just announced that all of the 15582 sites in their database are now available in a single KMZ file, ready to load into Google Earth. The file is 1.6MB, and it slows Google Earth down a bit, but it’s a small price to pay for having all […]
del.icio.us have introduced a new tool entitled “tagrolls” which enable you to easily display a tag cloud of your links on your own website. Here are mine: (more…)
I first posted about Ecto back in May, and, after much playing with the demo for OSX, I have bitten the bullet and purchased a copy. The more I use Ecto, the more powerful I realise it is. I will post a full review here in the days to come, but I really couldn’t recommend […]
Karelia Software are soon to be releasing a novel new app for designing websites, that levers the best of Tiger’s new technologies such as CoreImage and the newly open-sourced WebKit.
A quick review of RapidMetaBlog, a Dashboard blogging widget for OSX 10.4 Tiger.
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 […]