Month: March 2006

Video games tackle 'lazy eye'

BBC NEWS | Technology | Video games tackle ‘lazy eye’  I was one of those childnre who had to have a pair of patched glasses to attempt to cure a lazy eye … I think it’s still a bit on the idle side at times….

iPod Maths

MathTutor has downloadable tutorials designed to be used on an iPod. The one that I’ve had a look at would require a video iPod, though I guess that you could use it with just audio. Though it said to download to iTunes & then to the iPod, I was able to download & play with…

Test

Test

Just testing the Structured blogging plugin. Version 1.0pre13 (the latest) doesn’t seem to work for me, though this one (0.5) does. Not sure why…

Chinese Bloggers Stage Hoax

Slashdot – with links to the BBC etc. – a couple of Chinese Bloggers pulled their sites offline, and, as they’d hoped, the BBC, among others, blamed it on the Chinese Government….

Disabled users to test websites

Now isn’t that a good idea?! Difficulties with websites by many users with disabilities is in the news at the moment – I suspect that it’s related to the launch of the BSI’s PAS 78 – Guide to Good Practice in Commissioning Accessible Websites. I’ve skim read it, and there are definite guidelines for ensuring…

My Sun

Go on My Sun, says News Corp Last July My Space was bought by News Corporation – the Murdoch controlled group that includes “The Sun” and “The Times”, in the UK, as well as a raft of titles in Australia & the Pacific (including PNG’s Post Courier) According to the Guardian, he’d originally thought about…

Blogging book competition hots up

The Blooker prize (for a blog that’s been converted to a book), has published its shortlist – with the winner to be announced on April 3rd. The competition is sponsored by Lulu – and has prizes of upto $2000 for the winner. (Of course, it has to be in English…)…