Author Archives: Barry
I had a nice conversation with Aidan McCullen for his RTE Radio 1 Extra Innovation Show in early August. Available on the RTE site HERE, or listen to it now, below!
This is the taped log of Mike Flanagan’s (Dad’s) unfinished June 1976 Trans-Atlantic Solo attempt. Forty years ago this month. It is 45 minutes long, and unless you knew him or are interested in what it must be like to … Continue reading
Two publications were launched this week covering the birth of the internet in Ireland. Seems like it was somebody else, but apparently I played a small part. Good story anyway 🙂 IOL Entry from Niall Murphy’s (The Forrest Gump of … Continue reading
If you have more than one computer on your desk – say your notebook and a desktop – you owe it to yourself to grab a copy of Synergy – Use a single mouse and keyboard for all the computers … Continue reading
Open Communications – When Google was Good | Barry Flanagan This was a great time for open communications on the Internet. It marked the beginning of interoperable, standards-based protocols for chat, voice and presence. The possibility of an end to … Continue reading
Interesting launcher. Been using it on and off for a week or so. Very close to being more on then off Chris Lacy originally shared this post: I think widgets are one of the most unique, yet chronically under utilized … Continue reading
Nice interview with a guy I have admired for a very long time. In fact, back in 1993 when he started GNN, I mirrored it on IOL every day – bandwidth in those days was expensive, and content was thin … Continue reading
Haha. Worth a watch. Chuck not too impressed with Keef's playing.
Haha….. maybe there is a god. Neo-Nazi MEP from Hungary discovers he is Jewish http://feeds.boingboing.net/~r/boingboing/iBag/~3/eN7EROU-Nr8/neo-nazi-mep-from-hungary-disc.html A Hungarian neo-Nazi leader has had to retire from professional antisemitism because he discovered he was Jewish. Csanad Szegedi, who had decried "Jewishness" in Hungary's … Continue reading