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Too Many Ideas - Archive for the ‘WWW’ Category

What happened to the design?

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

To know more about why styles are disabled on this website visit the Annual CSS Naked Day website for more information.

Thursday Thirteen #3

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Thirteen Things about where I (Mark Caldwell) get too many ideas Cutting the grass with my hands are full of gardening implements so I can’t write them down Reading magazines especially New Scientist, history magazines and back issues of New Internationalist Overheard snatches of conversations on the bus, in a bar, in a cue or […]

Thursday Thirteen #2

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Thirteen Things about Mark’s graphical workflow… 1. Vue 6 Infinite: for creating landscapes and producing 3d images. 2. Poser 7: to create characters that I use in Vue. 3. Paint Shop Pro 7: for post work and texture making. 4. Expression 3: for creating vector art, post processing and texture making. 5. Serif Page Plus […]

Thursday Thirteen #1

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Thirteen Things random things about Mark Caldwell 1… I remember far too many useless facts for my own good but can’t remember a thing if I’m on a quiz team. 2… Being in high up places doesn’t bother me. My fear is unsteady high places I may fall off. 3… I’ve just joined the moderating […]

Squid Quotient – Yet More Pointless Stuff

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Found at Very True Things… Your Squid Quotient = 133.25 Interpreting your results: An average Squid Quotient is around 100. A SQ of 100 means you have a normal affinity for squid. A SQ above 100 means you have an attraction or fondness for squid. Below 100 means that you should probably stay away from […]

My First Ajax Page

Friday, February 9th, 2007

I’ve been looking at the open source xajax project for php for a couple of days. It’s a pretty straight forward way to add ajax to a PHP site without needing to know a lot of javascript. I’ve used it to enhance the front page of the meme machine tonight. Not the most complex of […]

Google Webmaster Tools now with better Link Tools

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Just been trying out the new "Links" tab in the Google Webmaster Tools. Very useful. You can read about it on the Google Webmaster Central Blog – Discover your links

Fixing the Little Things

Monday, February 5th, 2007

Just been fixing niggly little errors around my impworks web site. Putting permanant redirects into files that had moved from the old site back last year but which were now showing up in google’s web masters tools. The number of badly written tutorials and sites about using htaccess redirects amazes me. It’s not a hard […]

Sci-Fi Book Meme

Friday, November 17th, 2006

The 50 most significant SF/F novels from 1953-2002 according to the Science Fiction Book Club. Bold the ones you’ve read, strike-out the ones you hated, italicize those you started but never finished and put an asterisk beside the ones you loved. The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien * The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov * […]

My life as a film rating

Thursday, November 9th, 2006

My life has been rated: 12a Update: But the sites gone so no pretty graphic and no link anymore

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