Archive: August 2011

So, as part of my research into Gamification, I signed up for EA’s new attempt to milk the cow of The Sims a bit more. A little while later, my Facebook inbox looked like the below. To clarify, I don’t

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The google+ debarcle rages on. Schmit claimed that Google+ was an “Identity” service, and the world would be a better place if people had to go by their full names. However. A system that assumes that everyone can use their

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(Deus Ex – Human Revolution) My spacial awareness tends to get in the way of enjoying runny-hidey games. I never really got into any of the Thief games, and while I was impressed at how shiny the original Deus Ex

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This is the second type of tea. (Shot, Edited and posted using the iPad as an experiement)

I buy an iPad, and Steve Jobs resigns. D’ya think I should start a Kickstarter project to get a Windows Mobile device?

I’m not actually an Apple fanboy, really. OS X is my preferred Unix GUI, partly because the development community has a higher background level of interface design. I had a Powerbook until my housemate bricked it with a glass of

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I preordered From Dust. In my defence, I didn’t realise it was an Ubisoft game, but when they announced that it wouldn’t have their DRM system that means you have to be connected to the internet all the time to

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It’s been a while since I redesigned the site, so I’m redesigning the site a bit. I realise that the number of people who read this actually on Aquarionics is as close to zero as to make few odds, but

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I’m clearing out the drafts folder for Aquarionics. All these come from posts that will never be finished. Event. July 2010: Last night, in between dreaming of the great hall of beds in Oxford University and arguing with my girlfriend

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So, I went to ref Odyssey again. Odyssey is a bit like this: Odyssey Champions from bill thomas on Vimeo. Only with also religion and philosophy at the same contrast level. It’s quite awesome. The event went well. There are

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