Picasa for Linux… in the US

In an Amazon-like oddity, Google have released a version of their image organiser, Picasa, for Linux. But the download page is apparently only available from within the United States! What’s that about? Here’s the digg, view the comments for workarounds:

Google Releases Picasa For Linux:

Goggle is further embracing the open-source community by developing one of their most popular applications, the Picasa picture organizer, for the Linux platform. Way to go Google!

O’Reilly Responds

Well, apparently he’s on holiday, but the person that writes his blog for him responded for him. A little remorse, but a weak (imho useless) response. Fiver says O’Reilly’s on the way to a computer right now. I hope he’s got his apologisin’ hat on.

Official: Gambling A Mug’s Game

And I’m the mug. Boyle Sports had a “we’ll match your deposit” offer a while back, so I decided to fire in a tenner and play the geegees with tips from the Horse Racing forum on Boards.ie as my sole point of reference, as a sort of experiment.

Long story short, I blew my last €7.36 today on a long shot, and the experiment is a resounding failure. Fun though.

Oirish Signs

Photo taken at the beach in Garryvoe a couple weeks ago, just found it. Sorry about the quality, all I had with me was my phone. The sign says Toilets. Note the direction.