Marc: My Words

Janitor of the Evil Room

June, 2008

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    Technorati Claim

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    Here is my Technorati Profile
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    Video Players

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    The new BBC iPlayer Beta has impressed me. Not so much because it changes the general iPlayer experience in terms of play out, but simply because of the approach to releasing the software. The new additions of recommendations, last played and the consolidation...
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    Investing in the Long Tail

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    From the Long Tail blog, Chris Anderson provides a response to a great HBR article entitled “Should You Invest in The Long Tail?”. Clearly the focus of the article is about the pressing matters facing producers and retailers, but it’s relevant to all...
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    Nappy (Diaper) Logic

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    Today’s lesson in ‘how to overcomplicate what should be a fairly straightforward matter’ is courtesy of Pampers:
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    MicroQuest – AStar Pathfinding

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    The first thing I want to be able to do in MicroQuest is move my "unit" around the "game world". So I need to establish a mechanism for the movement of the unit. Given this is a tile based game then it seems obvious that my unit can...
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    30 Mobile Apps in 30 Days

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    Talking of quests… Chris Craft has been on a quest this month to create 30 Mobile apps in 30 days over June .
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    MSDN Blog

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    You may have noticed that I’ve started using my MSDN Blog again as well as my own. I’ll be trying to ensure I’m cross-posting, though MarcMyWords will also contain the more spurious content. You can choose which you prefer. If any :)
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    Embarking on a MicroQuest

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    In a previous post I talked about inspiration and decided that I'd spend more time 'just coding' . This series of posts on 'MicroQuest' will be about my adventures doing just that. It’s sort of a vague attempt to copy from the master ( Andrew Braybrook...
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    Lego Digital Designer

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    I absolutely love Lego – who doesn’t? – but I’m surprised at how rubbish I am at building my own models. I remember when I was a kid that most of my spaceships looked like shoe boxes… Perhaps the all new version of the Lego Digital Designer will help...
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