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Showing posts from April 23, 2009

50% off hotels if booked today

This update is coming to you a little late so I apologise in advance if you can't take advantage of the terrific offers I've found today.
Basically I have found some great 50% off offers on hotels across the UK, starting with the City Inn Birmingham it's is situated in the centre of the city close to all its shopping and cultural attractions, including the ICC, the NIA, and the Symphony Hall. City Inn Birmingham's accommodation comprises 238 rooms, all with excellent facilities for leisure or business guests. iMac computers, complimentary wi-fi, Skype, Sky, luxurious linen, power showers and 24-hour room service. The great thing about booking it is you not only get the 50% discount you can also earn the Tesco Clubcard points.The next offer I thought worth sharing with you is for the Arlington Hotel, Dublin City Centre from the Aer Lingus website. Stay 3 nights get the last night free or 15% off 2 nights. The Arlington Hotel is renowned for its warm welcome, friendly se…

In defense of Twitter

I have reproduced the full transcript of the interview Maureen Dowd held with both Biz and Evan of Twitter. I feel their answers are a pretty robust defense to the infantile questioning by Ms Dowd

Published: April 21, 2009

Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times Maureen Dowd
In a droll nod to shifting technology, there’s a British red telephone booth in the loftlike office that you are welcome to use but you’ll have to bring in your cellphone.
I was here on a simple quest: curious to know if the inventors of Twitter were as annoying as their invention. (They’re not. They’re charming.)
I sat down with Biz Stone, 35, and Evan Williams, 37, and asked them to justify themselves.
ME: You say the brevity of Twitter enhances creativity. So I wonder if you can keep your answers to 140 characters, like Twitter users must. Twitter seems like telegrams without the news. We now know that on the president’s trip to Trinidad, ABC News’s Jake Tapper’s shower was spewing brown water. Is there any…