Wednesday, April 28, 2004

I missed this article when it came out last month on Wired News:- How E-Voting Threatens Democracy. Topical in an Irish context given the controversial plan to introduce electronic voting nationally for the first time in the forthcoming European and Local elections on June 11th.

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Disordered Affections: The Blog of one of the 'ex' writers of Judging Amy who with the rest of her colleagues has recently been fired. Via Gossiplist.
Speaking of UFO's. Here's a story about a suspected alien sighting in Boyle, Co. Roscommon recently which caused 'widespread shock and consternation' amongst the local community.
Never mind your EU ministers' meetings or your Presidental visits, Galway is hosting an international UFO conference in June. More details here.

Monday, April 26, 2004

Project Hipshot - John Brownlow's interesting experiment in street photography.
An excellent post from John at North Atlantic Skyline blog on the unexpectedly painless acceptance amongst Ireland's drinking public of our bright shiny new smoking ban.

Friday, April 23, 2004

Silly season in the U.S. south? Louisiana May Ban Low-Slung Pants.

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Chinese enterprise on the web: ThreeDollarDVD.

Monday, April 19, 2004

Proof once again, that with every advance in technology, somebody will figure out a way of using it for sexual gratification.
Rip It Up And Start Again. Hopefully Simon Reynold's new book will be as good as the song.
Theta States - Bedroom Music For Bedroom People: Some excellent mix discs on mp3 here.

Saturday, April 17, 2004

Bloody hell... I often park my car in Roche's carpark in town and I've never seen anything like this...!!!.!

Friday, April 16, 2004

Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Anti-Barbie Wins Hearts in Beauty Pageant - or how an ordinary Russian teenager won the online competition to represent her country at the Miss Universe peageant in Ecuador.

Friday, April 09, 2004

A journey through the dead zone; an amazing photo essay of a motorcycle journey through the environs of Chernobyl.

Tuesday, April 06, 2004

For the record, Alphastates' gig last night in the Cellar was v.good. Thought you would like to know. Incidentally, on the way to the Cellar, I ran into Irish football legend Paul McGrath. He was on his own and seemed a tad drunk (some would say 'twisted drunk') - shouting away at nothing in particular. Quite sad really.
Talented international troubadour and Galway resident Obo Martin's website. He's a brave man to mix it like that with the swans in the Claddagh basin.
Mick Fealty of Northern Ireland politics blog has contributed an interesting article to last Sunday's Observer.
The MOOG archives.
Sicilian Blazes Put Science to the Test.

Monday, April 05, 2004

Grammar God!
You are a GRAMMAR GOD!

If your mission in life is not already to
preserve the English tongue, it should be.
Congratulations and thank you!

How grammatically sound are you?
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Thursday, April 01, 2004