Category: 2008

If you’re still reading this, Merry Christmas. Maybe next year it’ll get content again.

In World War One Forty two million people were mobilised for the Allies There were twenty two million casualties on the Allied side. There are less than ten people alive left who fought. If you could hear, at every jolt,…

I should have posted this a while ago, but anyway. This year I am not doing Nanowrimo. Writing an entire novel in november seems too much like hard work. I am doing something that will make me look equally silly,…

A while ago, I invented a concept of “Magic Trees”, named after the story of a vicar who chopped down a 140 year old tree and justified it by saying “A paedophile might have been hiding behind it”. This was…

I went to Gamecamp. It’s becoming quite common in reports of this event to wax lyrical about the location for a little while first, so I’ll do that. It was held at 3Rooms (I’m sixth from the left in that…

I didn’t expect Alexander ‘Boris’ Johnson to be the new London Mayor. I hoped Ken would carry on, because I live in (the outer edges of) central London, and everything Ken’s done over the last eight years to join up…

On Youtube, there is an archive of videos of Tom Lehrer performing. This is him performing songs you’ve not heard before, even if you have the full box set: Part two can be found here Tom Lehrer is eighty today.

A few hours before Jonathan Coulton performed his very first gig in the UK ever (And the first outside the states, I believe), he bought a Tenori-on which is apparently only available over here. This means we ended up being…

So, I was playing City of Heroes, and a thought came to me. This game was released in 2004 (It’s had a few graphical upgrades since then, but this demo doesn’t really show them): WeGame.com – Gaming Videos This morning,…

Yesterday marked the ten year anniversary of Mozilla.org, a celebration of the single most successful transition of a closed source product to an open source one. Arguably. If you’re wondering why there’s been no announcement of a party, there’s a…