Category: Imported From Epistula

A tradition doesn’t stop being a tradition just because it’s lost all relevance to the modern age. That’s what Christmas is all about! And one I’ve got is that every couple of years I update my Geek Code. The Geek…

People keep asking me to do the 25 things meme. Or Tagging me, or something. Since Linus Torvolds – of all people – used my idea on how to do it best, I’m going to do it differently. All things…

And so it came to pass that a friend of mine’s house is falling down And thus it is useful for him and his family to repair it before it collapses. And the chances of the insurance coming though before…

Merry Birthday, Happy New President, Seasons 2009ings. Etc. One of my resolutions was to get this updated more, which is slowly failing. Mostly because at some point in the last year I broke Epistula’s admin interface (It was a choice…

Paul and Storm – who used to be half of Da Vinci’s Notebook, and were awesome when I saw them in concert with Jonathan Coulton a few months ago – have a Thing. A Running Joke. They create themetunes for…

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

I now own Left 4 Dead. It appears quite good, but I would like to play with people who I can rely more upon not to, for example, hare off into the distance alerting every zombie in the world to…

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Yesterday (I rule at this Daily Update thing) was the birthday of Benoît Mandelbrot, creator of the Mandelbrot set fractal, possibly the single most recognisable fractal image there is. So popular is it, in fact, that a Mandelbrot generator is…

The Open Rights group founding was interesting. At a talk just over a couple of years ago, organised by NTK, someone suggested that an organisation to protect the rights of people in the UK would only cost a few hundred…