Micro–semantics today (my take on things):
Hurdy #gurdy sighting on BBC2, in the promo for The Story of Music, BBC2 .
.abigailH hashtag discovery usage is low because of Twitters anaemic implementation. See Diaspora for a great, well-used implementation.
If you’re taking your website down for maintenance, for goodness sake leave both the takedown date and the estimated date it’ll be back, or there’s no chance anyone’ll “check back soon for updates!!!”
“As a musician, everyone can hear all your sketches” Robin Andrews
Hurdy #gurdy people: Buried on hurdygurdy.com is a full English translation of Broecker’s Die Drehlier!
“What’s ‘Tommorris?’” — Oscar (the brother) /cc Tom Morris
Salvaged three laptop hard dives — almost 1TB of storage for the price of some enclosures.
Just found out that English as She is Spoke is on wikisource. Highly recommended to all.
It’s a bit strange in that it has no real order and is a collection of semi–related stories about the development and use of the aqualung. Very informative about some of the physiological effects of diving.
A particularly potent part is Cousteau’s story of the first time bottom trawling had ever been filmed, revealing it to be a hideously inefficient and ineffective method of trawling. No–one had ever realised before, because no one had ever actually seen a net working.