Category: the daily column

  • The Curse of the Mobile Phone

    We’d just developed an ettiqute for the direct connected phone (as opposed to operator connected) when along came a very useful little device most of us carry around called the Mobile Phone, or Cell(ular) phone. These devices are evolving as quick as computer technology – in many ways they are computer technology – but I’m […]

  • 2005

    2005 was a helluva year. Without having consulted my uni diary or the dke project archives, I can barely remember what happened in October let alone what happened in January, so I did the only thing one can do, and looked up those two sources. 2005, thus, in summary for myself from the top goes […]

  • Season’s Greetings from Sydney

    Hey everyone, hope you had a brilliant Christmas, however you chose to celebrate. I have my temporary access thing still going up here, but strangely am missing the computer far less than I do at home when it’s right there and connected. One of the factors that I’ve found has been underestimated is the simple […]

  • eInk commeth

    Tell me that ain’t an impressive beauty. The chick, not the clock. Such a fine shape I ain’t ever seen… No of course I meant the clock. (sigh, yes, I can hear your groans already). But yes, my friends, that above is eInk demonstrated. I mean, obviously it’d be a lot more impressive were it […]

  • Multi-choice question

    Question: I have been awake until 4 am for the last 3 nights running because: a) I’m turning into an insomniac or nocturnal. b) I am BORED OUT OF MY SKULL LIKE SO BAD AND I THOUGHT 4AM WOULD BRING SOMETHING DIFFERENT c) I’m watching anime and I’m addicted d) I’m playing Civilization 4 and […]