So, in the me-time that is the other bit of my life, I’m in a band called Gamages Model Train Club. You’ve gotta have hobbies, folks.
…ok, ok, what’s the point, Willshire, stop the flagrant self-promotion?
In my google reader, I use this thing called Soundamus which takes the data from my own Last.FM profile, and looks for new releases that I might like, and notifies me of their release.
You can probably guess what’s coming… yep, I’m advertising at myself:
Well, I suppose it’s better that than be in a band that Soundamus doesn’t think I’ll like…
Anyhoo, Soundamus is very cool, and has led me to spend more than perhaps I should have on Amazon. If you have a Last.Fm, get involved.
It’s a great example of how the data that we all collect in a comet-like trail behind us (either on purpose or inadvertently) can be harnessed by clever tools that make our life just a little better… a subject InfoMatt is very into indeed, if you wanna read more…
I quite liked ‘the data comet’ as an idea… so here it is in rudimentary photowillsh: