I watched Syriana for the first time tonight. It is a tough movie to describe in a lot of ways and I would have to say that it is one of the best I have seen in a very long time. I find myself these days increasingly disinterested in the types of movies that Hollywood [...]
Archive for March, 2007
“Every decent Computer Science course includes coding at least a toy compiler, most also toy interpretters, virtual machines, and disassemblers, but how many people wrote even the most toyish debugger?” (from here)
Sigh. While I learnt a lot (primarily that I had to do the real learning on my own time), I feel like I missed [...]
It doesn’t crack the sads when I shut the lid of my computer, putting it to sleep. It just happily suspends itself, continuing from where it left of once the computer is woken up. It doesn’t miss a beat.
If you happen to be running an entire federation on the computer at the time, it just [...]
I am so sick and tired of the constant excuses made by John Howard and the Liberal party for not signing Kyoto.
I saw a brief interview with the Environment Minister Malcom Turnbull tonight. He trotted out the latest in a long line of poor excuses, which is that Australia is going to meet its [...]
Just so we’re all on the same page, I’ve included some pictures of Raccoon Dogs, the animal most commonly skinned alive for our jackets, shoes, figurines or anything else that is fuzzy and came from China.
Think of that face next time you’re out clothes shopping. I’ll leave it to you to picture them without their [...]