Turn a Raspberry Pi into an FM transmitter

You can turn a Raspberry Pi into a FM transmitter with just a single piece of wire: http://t.co/kYrMBCZksa — Lifehacker (@lifehacker) March 7, 2014 Something very interesting to try out, especially if you are somewhere it is legal to transmit FM signals!

Goodbye Google Reader

So Google Reader is going. It’s a shame, I’ve had so much use out of it, but in the last couple of years I’ve almost completely stopped. I just use Twitter now. To me, part of the art of Twitter is to follow enough of the right people so that you probably won’t miss a… Continue reading Goodbye Google Reader

Bowie on the Internet

Today Jack Schofield tweeted an old article from the Guardian in 1999, Tomorrow’s Rock ‘n’ Roll , where David Bowie talks to Emma Brockes about his recently-discovered love for the internet. It’s a fascinating document of the time for me, a few months before I started working “in the internet” (for want of a better description) and at a… Continue reading Bowie on the Internet

My Dream Application

Write, publish and read in one place. Writing. Twitter. Email. Facebook. Blogging. MSN. IRC. etc I am several personas. I want to write things. I then want to send them to selected audiences. I am a reader. I want to read some or all of what my selected audiences write. I am a person. I… Continue reading My Dream Application

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace Episode Two

Having watched the first episode of Adam Curtis’s latest documentary, I wrote how I wasn’t quite at ease with some of his proofs of how technology had influenced society. I was keen to see how he developed his ideas, which rolled on into a new direction, of “How the idea of the ecosystem was invented,… Continue reading All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace Episode Two

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace Episode One

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace is a three part documentary on BBC 2 by Adam Curtis, who made the fantastic The Power of Nightmares, an exploration of how the Islamic Fundamentalists and the American Hawks rose from the same point in history, each with complementary aims, and a fundamental need of each… Continue reading All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace Episode One