Archive | April, 2008

Music Review “Ghosts I-IV” by Nine Inch Nails

April 19, 2008

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Impressive Instrumental Work Trent Reznor and the Nine Inch Nails boys have released a new instrumental album “Ghosts I-IV”. Now ordinarily I am not a big fan of NIN, but the $5 download option for all 36 tracks Lossless(!) or 320 kbps if you really must compress it, is compelling. ghosts.nin.com/main/order_options…

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“Innit” – British Slang

April 14, 2008

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You’ve been to London right?   Are you familiar with the usage of “Innit”?  Can you read in thick British accents? If YES to all three, you’ll get a giggle out of this: www.theregister.co.uk/2008/04/11/… (props to Sarah)

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The Uncanny Valley

April 14, 2008

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Can’t have the Robots being too real now! When creations become too real – “uncanny valley” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncanny_val…

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Surface Computing

April 14, 2008

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I know I know, we’ve all seen “surface computing” .. and no, I’m not a microsoft fan boy .. but hey! I just can’t get enough of this – how much fun would this be! www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title…

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One Scary Little Avatar

April 14, 2008

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This is one scary little avatar! (courtesy if Last.FM user Dead_Can_Dance) userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/50/504…

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Surf Life Australia

April 14, 2008

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Surf Life saving isn’t taken quite *this* seriously in Australia .. nonetheless, it’s nice to know there are volunteers out there that care. www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyiZp5w9Q…

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Book Review “Eats, Shoots and Leaves”

April 13, 2008

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By Lynne Truss I’m not some grammarian freakoid, but if you’re at all sad to see the demise and misuse of the English language (as I am), then I have book recommendation for you: “Eats, Shoots and Leaves: A Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation” …. it’s a sh#t load of fun, in a retentive way […]

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Barcodes .. exciting?!

April 3, 2008

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Who knew barcodes could be this exciting! www.darkroastedblend.com/2008/04/…

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Awesome Light Graffiti Pictures

April 3, 2008

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Purifying, in a way: abduzeedo.com/awesome-light-graff… [Source: Digg]

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