Monthly Archives: April 2013

New Adventures in Coding

I have taken it upon myself to start practising coding again after a long break from it. I assume it’s because I am under the mistaken impression that I have a huge amount of free time on my hands that I’ve decided to start doing this. One of the things I’m most proud of doing […]

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The Invisible Hand: Episode Five – Moral Hazard

“What is a Moral Hazard? To economists, it is a state that exists when people tend to take more risks knowing that someone else will bear the costs.” [The Invisible Hand: Episode Five – Moral Hazard] Couldn’t one say that this is the crux of what is wrong with our fetishism with unbridled capitalism? We […]

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For Your Friday: Monty Python – Dead Parrot – YouTube

Hopefully it’s not as wet and grey where you are but if it is here’s a little something silly to lift your spirits on the last day of the work week.

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Is It Just Me Or Is This A Good Name For A Band?

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I’m glad Microsoft’s creative director cares about the consumers.

I’m glad Microsoft’s creative director cares about the consumers. Remember..everything you have ever said online can be found and republished…

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Graphene – One Of The Greatest Discoveries Of Our Time

Graphene – One Of The Greatest Discoveries Of Our Time A new discovery by researchers at the ICFO has revealed that graphene is even more efficient at converting light into electricity than previously known. This is a pretty exciting development. The application just to clean energy is quite significant.  

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Clever Ad for IndieLisboa ’13.

Clever Ad for IndieLisboa ’13. I especially love the jab at Hollywood at the end… 😀

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Cutting Your Cable is a Bad Idea…Yeah, Right.

Thinking of cutting your cable? Well that’s a bad idea – Globe & Mail Video I call BS. Only 1.3% of Canadians have cut off their cable? Where are they getting their statistics? Who is this Steve Ladurantaye? Apparently, he’s a journalist with the Globe & Mail.  The piece didn’t look at other legitimate options […]

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Chicken and Mushroom Lasagne with Jamie’s mate Pete

It’s 09:08 and I’m already hungry… Unbelievably tasty Chicken and Mushroom Lasagne – Jamie Oliver’s mate Pete shows you how to cook it in this step-by-step video – for JamieOliver.com via Chicken and Mushroom Lasagne with Jamie’s mate Pete.

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One Way to Motivate Yourself to Write

Things I Carry: The Thumb Drive That Keeps Me Working and Worrying This author and columnist has a decidedly “low tech” method of motivating himself to write more.

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