Monthly Archives: January 2008

Farewell Pandora, hello Meemix and Last FM

Thanks (again) to Bev for supporting me since the trauma of the news that Pandora will be blocked for UK users from 15/1/08. He has pointed me to Last.FM and most recently to Meemix and I am having fun. Meemix … Continue reading

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Planning for the next generation ruralnet|online

The planning for the development and launch of the next generation of ruralnet|online got off to a solid start this week using flipchart paper and post-it notes. Not a bit of IT in sight! Our objective is to involve users, … Continue reading

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Planning for the next generation ruralnet | online

The planning for the development and launch of the next generation of ruralnet|online got off to a solid start this week using flipchart paper and post-it notes. Not a bit of IT in sight! Our objective is to involve users, … Continue reading

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Rugby station back in action

Rugby has been in the news already this year because the over run  of the rail engineering works. In the last year a new platform has been built (pictured) and engineering works take place quite often. However, as a rail … Continue reading

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Music publishers self-harm (again)

I’ve taken a proper lunch hour today to write this . . . One of the highlights of my Christmas was being introduced to Pandora. Pandora is (was) a very special internet radio station. It is a brilliant concept. It … Continue reading

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Tim Westergren’s email announcing the blocking of Pandora for UK users

8/1/08 hi, it’s Tim, This is an email I hoped I would never have to send. As you probably know, in July of 2007 we had to block usage of Pandora outside the U.S. because of the lack of a … Continue reading

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ruralnet|online will soon be 10

About this time 10 years ago I was loading £8,000-worth of IBM RAID server into the car to take it back to work after the Christmas break. The server had FirstClass installed on it and had been set up on … Continue reading

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ruralnet | online will soon be 10

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Turning the telescope the other way around

The good thing about Christmas is that there’s generally a bit more time to have a proper chat with friends and you learn. A friend of mine, Julian (aka Bev – don’t ask), it transpires is heavily into Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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Turning the telescope the other way around

The good thing about Christmas is that there's generally a bit more time to have a proper chat with friends and you learn. A friend of mine, Julian (aka Bev – don't ask), it transpires is heavily into Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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