Monthly Archives: June 2008

Ad-Free Browsing

Through long-term commercial saturation, it has become implicitly understood by the public that advertising has the right to own, occupy and control every inch of available space. The steady normalization of invasive advertising dulls the public’s perception of their surroundings, re-enforcing a general attitude of powerlessness toward creativity and change, thus a cycle develops enabling […]

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Find Libraries in London

I’ve finally made some progress on the library lookup project I started last year. There’s still more I’d like to do, but it’s reached the stage where it’s somewhat usable. I’ve been working on two separate parts: a web service for developers a front-end for users wanting to find libraries or check book availability I’ll […]

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Normalising the Unthinkable

In response to recent reports about Monbiot’s attempt to arrest John Bolton for war crimes, and Bolton’s citing of UN resolutions in his defence, there have been some interesting posts and good quotes posted up on the Media Lens message board. I thought I’d post up 3 quotes here with links to the original articles […]

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