Looking at Lance Armstrong’s return to racing and what he’s going to be riding (if anything) in the 2009 Tour, I was shocked to discover that a Trek Madone road bike could set you back up to 170 grand. The post includes videos detailing the bike’s features and commentary from Lance Armstrong. Read the rest of Trek Madone - the R170,000 Road Bike
In the past few days a letter detailing an unpleasant holiday spent on a Fijiian island at close quarters with Jon McCain has been doing the rounds on the web.
As far as I’ve been concerned, the validity and source of this letter has been in doubt. Until now. Read the rest of Ana Dubey's account of John McCain's racist, abusive behavior on Turtle Island
I have to thank Paul Newman for making Cool Hand Luke, not because it’s a great ’60s film about non-conformism and the divide between old and young, free spirits and the establishment.. but because without it I’d probably have been named Jacob or something equally wack. Read the rest of RIP Paul Newman and his Plastic Jesus
Jquery has a handy way of allowing you to do stuff as soon as the document object model for a page has loaded (ie. as soon as the browser has loaded all your markup). I’m currently working on a project that requires Prototype JS, and I had some difficulty finding the equivalent method.. hence this post.
I knew Prototype had evolved somewhat since I’d last used it extensively back in… Read the rest of jQuery, document.ready and the Prototype equivalent
So on Saturday talk began to circulate that we were in for a big bout of stormage. Around 2pm some big winds kicked up and a couple of whales parked themselves in front of the harbour and began energetically waving their tales in the air whilst behind them the palm trees on the main road waved back. Read the rest of Cape Town Storm Photos 30 - 31 August 2008 : Kalk Bay Pictures
The Obama campaign’s politics of involvement have really gripped me in a way that no other political campaign ever has. If anybody ever asks you how do you monetise the social web, just point them at the stats for this campaign. Read the rest of The thinking that will see Obama elected
Ok, today I experienced that familiar “my internet connection just went down and now I have to penetrate the inner sanctum of incompetence to get it working again” feeling.
For the benefit of the no doubt thousands of others experiencing Telkom issues this and any other week of the year, here’s the approach that
* Got the immediate attention of Telkom employees able to solve my issue
* Allowed me to go from no line to line in a mere one-and-a-half hours Read the rest of Telkom "customer service" - a pragmatic approach
This seems to be something of a spin-off on the “Battle at Kruger” wildlife video. Very smart and I love the closing comments from the game ranger and tourists.
I guess what’s less clever is that the site this ad is supposed to drive traffic to appears to be down. I suspect is has something to do with the localised redirection they have in place. Poor implementation… Read the rest of Samsung Yawning Lions Viral
Knol is Google’s take on Wikipedia with added moderation, allowances made for author subjectivity, and the opportunity for accomplished experts to reap the benefits of being recognised on the site. Read the rest of Google Finally Launches Knol