Category: Other

Word Clouds

I’ve used (extensively!) Wordle in the past to generate word clouds, but it doesn’t always work with some sites. I’d also used Tagxedo in the past, especially to get Twitter feeds, as it did all the filtering out of user names etc. – that’s what I’d used for the header (the green one) in here….

Yet another day ..

… today it’s “Safer Internet Day” (at least in the UK). While I haven’t had time to really look at everything, the UK Safer Internet Centre has a wealth of resources, aimed at those from 3 upwards – including their parents and carers – here’s just one of them. Safer Internet Day 2016: Red and…

The slow death of handwriting

The BBC takes a look at te slow death of handwriting. Some points I fully agree with – I can’t read 15th Century writing either (yet like to think *my* writing is clear; no doubt they thought it too, though) Yes, I do find I don’t handwrite nearly as much as I used to, though…

Twitter Updates for 2008-11-30

N85 – first thoughts.: Once I’d figured out how, exactly, to get the SIM card in – I then tried to g.. http://tinyurl.com/688dy3 # BBC & GMail work fine on the N85, University VLE works. Sort of. Not tried the chat or anything, and the layout’s v. sprawly. # Virtual Worlds.: The BBC’s click have…

N-85 Transferring things & more on the TV.

I decided to try to copy my contacts list from my phone to the N85, it all seemed to go smoothly, the Nokia PC Suite moved the contacts etc. However, when I then wanted to send a text, it wanted to know the message centre. I guess were you to get one on contract, with…

N-85 TV

Just been testing the video – by watching a BBC trailer. Very impressed! Now wondering how I find iPlayer. I’d been wondering how I selected whether I was using my SIM card to connect to 3G, or the wifi connection when going online. I’ve now realised that when I go straight to the Internet, it…