Archive for May, 2011

Recently, the hashtag #sparktweets made the rounds on Twitter for a bit, before it faded into, well, the dull background roar of 140-word mini-musings that is Twitter. The original post about them is here. They’re a clever way to present visual information using standard ASCII characters inside Tweets – and other short, space limited media. They’re […]

Just came back from a trip overseas, having forgotten (as I do it rarely), the many joys of transatlantic flight. Particularly, the eight hours I spent listening to a poor young teenager with what sounded like an unholy fusion of whooping cough and TB suffer through a far worse flight than I was having. As […]