Month: August 2007

I heart Selly Oak

As a slogan it’s no “..it’s not shit” (hem, hem), but it’s nice to see that students aren’t just wasting their lives on facebook and in the Gun Barrels. Via Birmingham University Labour Students

Prat Nav

The Times reports that “Officials will fit sensor equipment to Birmingham’s fleet of 70 dustcarts so they can pinpoint their location every minute of the working day.” The paper claims that this is because the binmen are “taking unauthorised breaks”,…

Halo effect

D’Log, that always has the oddest things to show and tell, links to Daden a company based in Brum. On their site they’ve got Halo – who is “sample chatbot (created with Vhost’s SitePal service)” (follow the links on the…

Growing a beard

Bearded “is a bi-monthly music magazine based in the Moseley suburb of Birmingham”, that I’ve just seen on Wikipedia but I hadn’t heard of previously. I’ve learnt that it “that distributes for free nationwide through a distribution network of independent…