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Getting married and going travelling

It’s been a busy month. On Saturday the 5th of June I married the wonderful Natalie Downe in a beautiful ceremony at Roedean School in Brighton. The reception had owls, cheese, a ferret, a golden eagle, amazing Turkish food, Jewish chair dancing and lovely guests. It was the happiest day of my life.

[... 342 words] My last day at Yahoo! Tom Coates on four years at Yahoo! # 15th May 2010, 10:14 am


Red Dust. Tom Coates used Flickr’s new Galleries feature (which lets you build a curated collection of up to 18 photos from other Flickr users and add your commentary) to construct a stunning compilation of photos of the Sydney dust storms. # 23rd September 2009, 2:20 pm


I can’t believe it’s all over! Hack Day London rocked. # 18th June 2007, 10:16 pm

A Hack for Europe! Signups are now open for Hack Day Europe, on June 16th and 17th. You need to apply for an invitation. # 18th April 2007, 11:24 pm

Social whitelisting with OpenID... ( Tom’s write-up of the social whitelisting idea. Lots of sceptics in the comments. # 26th January 2007, 1 am

On Space Art in Sebastopol... Awesome. Our giant mosaic space invaders are going to show up on Google Earth! # 22nd January 2007, 10:44 pm

Social whitelisting with OpenID

A key feature of OpenID is that it provides a globally unique identifier for every user, no matter what site or service they are using on the Web.

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