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Premium SMS providers

If you were setting up a premium SMS text service, what company would you use? Answers in the comments please, for the education and illumination of the author (who may be in the early stages of being up to something).

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Manky Toy Monday: Super Shot Ball

Say Aah! Originally uploaded by Editor_Tupp A few weeks ago, I decided to encourage Fustar in his life-affirming journey through China’s finest playthings, Manky Toy Monday. I bought a few likely lads myself intending to remind him of the joys … Continue reading

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Internet Radio, Radio on the Internet and Internet Radios

Some notes from my technology slot on the Right Hook. I like the radio, more than almost all television at this stage. I’ve hardly started to explore the wealth of shows that are available, but I’m already a fan of … Continue reading

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Cork debs: A hole in the reports

There seemed something a little odd about the reports of a Cork based organiser who didn’t pay over deposits collected from schoolchildren for hotel bookings. My antenna went up at the line in the Irish Times report which said that … Continue reading

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Lolrus counters Pat Carey

Sky News had a 2 second clip of me countering Pat Carey’s suggested (and now seemingly shelved) mobile phone register. Alas, though I appeared reasonably coherent, I discovered that the effect of my television presence is now akin to watching … Continue reading

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Debating The Cult of the Amateur Author Andrew Keen on Newstalk

The heading is a little misleading. I may be appearing with Andrew Keen on the Right Hook (currently being hosted by Damien Kiberd) at some point in the next few days. Nonetheless, if you have anything you wished you were … Continue reading

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8 Things

Copernicus of the Midnight Court recently tagged myself and Simon with the “8 things??? meme, whereby bloggers list eight things about themselves which might be considered interesting. I’m afraid to say that my life to date has been a fairly … Continue reading

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Running the Numbers

Indo Doing the sums Originally uploaded by Editor_Tupp Not the poll numbers, the other kind. During the election campaign (called just before the Mahon Tribunal had started looking into this, you’ll remember) the Taoiseach told us that he had a … Continue reading

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Snippets

All is quiet here in Tuppenceworth, but I thought I might send out a couple of flares to let readers know we haven’t sunk completely. I have now received my Nokia N800. It is better than I thought it would … Continue reading

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George Melly

Like many of my profession, I tend to almost subconsciously collect great courtroom moments. I was reminded of one such when reading an obituary of George Melly. Melly was a jazz musician, author and libertarian (although, given that libertarianism has … Continue reading

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