8 days a week
via Language Log: Some rural West African languages still use their traditional eight-day week.
Why I love Africa
BBC listeners and readers share their personal experiences of the African continent.
sunday morning snow
grey, cold, and snowing… i started out on my bike but decided to change to Bus und Tram cos I couldn’t see much with the fine snow blowing into my face. Here are some snapshots of the Basel ferry:
inxmail
alternatives to InxMail?
fernweh
no further explanatory words required…. source: Africaspotter.at.tt
spelling variants
easyJet has plastered the following ad all across Basel: my alternative spelling suggestions: fussball Team or even better: fussballTeam, in line with their company logo
ubuntu
ubuntu linux distribution
ridiculous press releases block the PR wire
Sitepoint on the “new thing” in search engine optimization. It looks like press releases to services like prweb.com are going to go the same way that comments to blogs went…
some thoughts
Some of my regular readers may remember that a while back I used to regularly post links to news about Malawi. One of my initial blogging ideas was to be a news aggregator for interesting internet articles on Malawi. Nchenga’s low-budget approach to crossing the digital divide. In the past months – actually since I […]
email habits
via 43folders: Shut off auto-check – Either turn off automatic checking completely, or set it to something reasonable, like every 20 minutes or so. If you’re doing anything with new email more than every few minutes, you might want to rethink your approach. I’m sure that some of you working in North Korean missile silos […]
una volta
vivevo in ticino….
one of those blogging days…
today is just one of those blogging days, when I say to myself there are other hobbies out there… like fishing, or knitting! Hobbies which are less affected by intruders. Woke up this morning to find a MySQL error displaying… somehow I managed to resolve that. Sun is shining and I’m sitting here trying to […]
picasa
I installed Picasa2 this week. Cos I am curious. Curious what Google is up to. So far I like it… It visualizes those long forgotten .jpgs deep down in the backwater of my hard disk across all directories. It’s like IrfanView but with a better user interface. I haven’t tried the basic fixes or tuning […]
Swiss software product nominated for JDJ Reader’s Choice Award
Swiss software product nominated for JDJ Reader's Choice Award 2005!