Credit Where Credit Is Due

I spend a lot of time here complaining about broken web sites, so it’s nice to be able to praise something that worked better than expected. And I’m slightly surprised to be able to report an impressive experience with a UK government web site. One thing that I found whilst sorting through my study over… Continue reading Credit Where Credit Is Due

Human Dinosaurs

Having just been saying how much I like the new Guardian URL scheme, it was interesting to see the URL for this article from today’s paper. The article is about some early hominan[1] remains that have been found in northern Spain. The URL is http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/mar/27/archaeology.dinosaurs I can obviously see why it’s in the science section.… Continue reading Human Dinosaurs

Redesigning

It’s nine years since I registered the domain dave.org.uk and set up a web site there. And I’ve never really known what to do with it. Since I started blogging, it’s seemed even less useful. The blog front page was where all the interesting stuff happened. The main page just contained links to a few… Continue reading Redesigning

Google Sees All

An interesting story in today’s Telegraph. Apparently the photo that proved that John and Anne Darwin were together in Panama was found by someone searching for “John Anne Panama” in Google. I’ve just tried it and it still works. Searching for “John Anne Panama” in Google image search brings back a picture of them from… Continue reading Google Sees All