Flash on the Beach 2007

I just got back from Flash on the Beach 07; A Flash conference in Brighton. It would be an impossible task so sum up what a fantastic 3 days it turned out to be, suffice to say the speaker line-up was near perfect, and I left feeling inspired to play more, create more and dig out some of those old ideas from the back of my hard drive and see where they take me. Read : Flash on the Beach 07 »

Posted on 09 Nov 2007
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I have just been checking out Asual’s SWFAddress.

If you haven’t come across it yet, SWF Address is a tool for deep linking in Flash. It is a JavaScript based code which will set hash (anchor) link path from your Flash content. Not only does this mean users can now use their back buttons, but it also means permalinks can be created to content deep inside the Flash movie. For example http://www.yoursite.com/#/projects/project-name/ Read : SWF Address »

Posted on 18 Jul 2007
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Proposed UK Photography Ban

http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/Photography/

Oh Tony, Tony Blair, how wise and infinite in wisdom. We all know that everyone with a beard must be a terrorist (it seems a watertight argument), and now it is apparent that everyone with a camera is plotting some kind of attack on our civil liberties. Of course, having surveillance cameras all over the place is acceptable and right – the authorities need to see us buying carrots and walking the dog. However it appears that soon, if we wish to take a photograph of our beautiful planet or indeed anything that exists in a public space – we will be committing an offence.

Thankfully, you can do something to stop this. There isn’t yet a petition to make the government admit some responsibility for several hundred thousand dead Iraqi civilians, however there is one which may grant you use of a camera. Read : UK Photography Ban »

Posted on 25 Feb 2007
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Matt Johnsons Moleskin page on Dr Beaurieux

During my research for Experiments in the Revival of Organisms, my tutor Matt Johnson handed me a newspaper clipping which he had saved concerning an experiment conducted by Dr Beaurieux in 1905, in which he quite reliably proved that a severed head (That of convicted murderer Languille) remains conscious and alert for some time after being separated from the body. Read : The Guillotined Head »

Posted on 16 Feb 2007
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About me

Soulwire is a weblog by Justin Windle; a Senior Interactive Developer at Fi (Fantasy Interactive), Stockholm – I often Tweet, Flik, Link and Vim.

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