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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    An early morning rainbow, just before the rain.

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Clouds before the morning run. Pretty but I suspect rain is coming.

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    What’s happening in Uganda?

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    What’s happening in Uganda?

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    While most of the world watches the Royal Wedding today Kampala in Uganda has erupted. After days of anti-government protests and the seemingly brutal arrest of opposition leaders rioting has broken out in the streets and security and military forces are out in their numbers. 
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    The Royal Blog

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    The Royal Blog

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Forget the royal wedding. Live blogs are the big thing today. Just about everyone has one. CNN has its own live blog which incorporates Facebook Connect so viewers can post comments on the live video and updates (nice). Naturally the Guardian also has a live

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    Republican option

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    Republican option

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Another nice touch from the Guardian: A special button (“Republicans click here”) that hides the royal news from readers that don’t want it (link in red box below).

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    Guardian’s royal coverage

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    Guardian’s royal coverage

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I’m not a royalist by any stretch of the imagination but I am am intrigued by the effort gone to by the media in covering the Kate-William wedding today. 
    Leading the pack is the Guardian which is doing some pretty cool stuff. Perhaps the most

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    Friday 6:30am. It’s deceptive. That’s sun you see but it was a cold morning run. 

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    How not to write headlines. This could be about just about anyone in any country. It may lure a few people in to find out who is being talked about but most will just ignore it. 

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    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I love Instapaper. Virtually everything I read online is now filtered through this awesome reader.

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    The internet isn’t killing cinemas, they’re doing it to themselves

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    The internet isn’t killing cinemas, they’re doing it to themselves

    Posted By Alastair Otter

    I’m tired of hearing how the poor cinemas are struggling to stave off the double threat of the internet and DVD retail sales; about how they are unable to make a profitable living out of showing movies on their big screens.
    Frankly cinemas are getting

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