Phil Wylie

WordPress developer, Code Club volunteer & Staffs Web Meetup organiser


Creative advertising from Microsoft

This is the second time Microsoft’s advertising has impressed me recently, a few weeks ago I had fun with their “Certified for Windows Vista” campaign site. In particular the staring competition against “the coach” which uses your webcam to detect when you blink (or basically any movement!). Nick dugg the site, it’s well worth a […]

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Independence Day Net Neutrality Video!

This is the new video from just released today. It features a “Mars Attacks” theme, with the telcoms as the aliens and has appearances by John Hodgman (“I’m a PC” guy), Ask-a-Ninja, Amanda Congdon, Bill Moyers and many others. This video rebuts the FUD video the telcoms are sponsoring and puts out the facts.

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A lighter music player – musikCube

I dugg musikCube this morning after downloading and trying out this lightweight, simplistic looking music player. The download is just under 3MB, and its 2 – 4 MB memory usage while playing is far better than Windows Media Player 11’s 48MB! Fancy GUIs are nice but when I thought about it, my media player is […]

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Find out who gives away your email address with Gmail trick

When you give your email address to a website, you hope that they don’t sell or trade your address to a bunch of spammers. Well if they do, here is a simple way to see what sites are responsible for what particular piece of email. This requires you have a Gmail account. read more | digg story […]

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