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Experimenting with a new look

No doubt you were shocked just now if you are one of my regular visitors. Yes, the site looks weird at the moment: I’m experimenting with a different WordPress theme, one called Athahualpa. I’m not sure yet if I really like it, but it has some nice features that I wanted to try out. […]

I am twittering…for now

I have had a hard time wrapping my head around the Facebook/Twitter phenomenon. Does anyone really have a thousand “friends”? Do I really care when someone, even a close friend, drinks a coffee, eats a bagel, or scratches their armpits? Not really…

And yet I have been curious. I poked around MySpace back when […]

Something for rich Pen and Paper gamers…

I remember back in the foggy vastness of the past how valuable having a decent gaming surface was when playing Dungeons and Dragons. My friend Chris and I eventually hacked together a particle board, mactac “wood grain” and screw on leg monstrosity for gaming. I’m not sure what ever happened to that, but […]

The big question: iPhone or Blackberry

Recently I’ve started to feel the limitations of my long-term cellphone, a Motorola Razr. I’ve had it now for five years, which means it is “ancient” by cell phone standards. Yet it has served me very well for most purposes. However, a couple of years ago I started configuring various server monitors at work […]

CSI Cloverdale: Nutkin is down

Case Number: 20090504.23734.19 CSI ID: 4393 (Adams K) Case open date: 2009-05-04 14 AM Pacific Location: Geek house, Cloverdale, B.C.

Victim particulars

Complexion: black, wearing fur coat Gender: indeterminate Size: approximately 15 cm excluding 10-12 cm tail Weight: less than 250 gm Gang membership: Sciurus carolinensis (non-native; see also 1914 Stanley Park transplantation) Rigor […]

Duke Nukem… now not ever

It was confirmed today that the perpetual developer of Duke Nukem Forever, 3D Realms, is being shut down for financial reasons. If you’ve never heard of 3D Realms or Duke Nukem, this won’t mean much to you. But if you’ve been playing computer games since the early 90’s, you’ll almost certainly remember the […]