Vectorizer – WOW!

Check out VectorMagic it’s a fantastic online vectorization tool (I’m not sure why but I like vectorization better with a z than an s – I’m sure I’m not allowed to choose willy nilly like that, but this time I’m just going to).

Basically what it does is take a photo, like so:


And vectorizes is, thusly:


You can set the levels and things online and then download the file to use as you want. Very slick online app.

Thanks Xplane Blog

WWF Paper Boat on the Telly

WWF boat floats

It floats!!!

Very excited to see the WWF paper boat floating around covered in signatures on the telly last night.

Firstly on the BBC News:

Then on Newsnight:

There’s lots of reasons why we decided that a piece of purely online activity wasn’t right for this campaign. This shows that at least one of those reasons was valid ;-)

And don’t forget to go here and show your support for a stronger climate change bill – it’s important!


One of the best TV show titles I’ve seen in days. 24h Booze Britain: Boozageddon?

Someone was telling me that because we live in a world where most of us use EPGs to navigate the TV channels titles are becoming ever more important. I guess it’s a bit like the TV equivalent of writing for RSS feeds…

Some People Are Tough

It felt like about 2 degrees earlier today. And the wind was blowing pretty hard (you can see by looking at the sea). We were wearing hats and scarves and wrapped up warm. But this dude was jogging topless along the beach in his little yellow shorts.

He’s special