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Ian is a London-based independent Chief Data Scientist who coaches teams, teaches and creates data products. More about Ian here.
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Blade Trinity

It always looks bad when they start the movie by explaining what’s happening right to the camera. Oh oh. But then…joy! We have the inspired addition of Van Wilder: Party Liason‘s Ryan Reynolds as an ex-vampire playboy gay vampire-killer, with his collection of one-liners and silly faces. But the vampire Pomeranian dog?

The music was cool and the fight scenes not half-bad, but not a touch on the original Blade‘s blood-from-the-ceiling nightclub meat fest. Oh yeah – the good guys have new shiny Macs and iPods, the bad guys have old clunky PCs. Does that make me a bad guy too?

Thumbs up for a good ol’ lazy morning film – won’t engage your brain but won’t make your brain try to escape your head either.

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How To Have A Number One The Easy Way: The Manual

Written by the KLF, subtitled
THE JUSTIFIED ANCIENTS OF MU MU REVEAL THEIR ZENARCHISTIC METHOD USED IN MAKING THE UNTHINKABLE HAPPEN
which details the KLF’s no-nonsense mechanistic guide to making a number one hit single (involves almost no money, just follow The Rules). Bit of an odd document, well worth a read.

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Blogs-for-you

How do I find other blogs that are like my own? The blogosphere is pretty damned large, and trying to find others who blog about the same sort of thing as me is tricky. So tricky that I often don’t try, I just stumble onto them every now and again. Surely there’s a better way?

Technorati can tell me about what’s hot on the web and there’s collaborative bookmark sharing at delicio.us. One thing I haven’t seen is a blog-search tool that’ll tell me about other bloggers who:
1. Discuss the same sort of content as me
2. Link to the same sets of blogs as me

I link to The Long Tail, Doc Searl, Seth Godin and my friends – so who else links to those sites? Maybe I want to read their blogs too.

Of course spidering my site for my blogroll will be slightly tricky, and it’ll vary with other blogging tools. Maybe we need the blog software to serve up some of this info just like it serves up an RSS feed? It’d then be trivial to spider a million blogs, see who links to who and suggest connections that I’d not have known about. Has anyone seen a search engine along these lines?

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