Showing posts from August, 2006

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse.

Gordon Brown is planning a massive expansion of the ID cards project that would widen surveillance of everyday life by allowing high-street businesses to share confidential information with police databases. A news item so depressing that it made me rediscover both blogging and

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It suddenly occured to me that I almost never use delicious any more. I was vaguely aware that they had a refresh some months back that involved splitting out the inbox feeds into constituent parts. Well it turns out that the stuff left in my 'inbox' to which I was subscribed was, in fact, nothing. So went silent. And I barely noticed. And then I stopped posting things and again I barely noticed. Now I loved and got a lot out of it when it was working for me before. I kind of resent the way they implemented the changes. If they wanted to split out the feeds, the logical way to do it would have been to leave 'inbox' as was and then provide the seperate feeds, seperately. So now I'm subscribed to my 'network' instead. I wonder if I can retrain myself to post things. I also wonder how many other people had the same experience and never bothered to rediscover it. Rubbish.