Some Strange Referrals

There was a strange sight awaiting me in my referral logs today.  Yesterday, between 1600 and 1900 PST, I had 65 visits to this site as a result of search engine queries relating to Dungeons & Dragons and an ArgumentNullException

Google Censorship in China

There's been a lot of talk in the media about Google filtering their search results for the Chinese audience. My boss Sion just pointed out the following interesting example of this. Consider the following two Google Images searches, the first

Google Desktop Out Of Beta

Google are taking Desktop Search out of beta already. That seems quick, considering that the likes of Google News have been in beta for donkey's years. Nice to see that the new version will search Thunderbird mails and Firefox browsing

Gmail Invites Aplenty

Suddenly my number of available Gmail invitations has leapt from the usual half-dozen or so to 50.  Google are deluding themselves if they think I have that many friends!  If anyone would like an invitation, drop me a

Google Suggest

For anyone who's been away from civilization for the past few days, the big news is that Google have launched a beta version of "Google Suggest", which is like autocomplete for searching, based on things for which other users have

Google Desktop Search Genius. Sheer bloody genius. I love the way it integrates with the standard google search results. I love the speed and the ease of use. Kinda makes Lookout a bit redundant I suppose. I can't wait


I couldn't resist. I don't really understand what it is, or why I'd want it, but if it's good enough for Google, it's good enough for me... Ah, OK, so now I've downloaded Picasa, and it's just scanned all my