Mobile devices, Planets and the Human Condition

Rare and collectable cigars...

, posted: 17-Oct-2008 14:10

well, perhaps...

I recently obtained from a family member a small collection of various cigars,

while I have lost some of the loose ones to a series of small fires, particularly those which were apparent to me to have not much (read the entire post)...

High powered rifles, no licence required

, posted: 13-Oct-2008 20:24

Currently in New Zealand you can buy an air rifle / gun without a licence,

However after two police officers were shot during a clandestine operation,
one put into intensive care and one tragically sustaining fatal wounding, they are (read the entire post)...

TOR: A Cool project from the Internet

, posted: 7-Oct-2008 12:15

TOR - The Onion Router, is an ingenious bit of collaborative work that produced a really interesting anonymity network.

I'd guess a lot of you reading my blog have probably heard of it already,

or you have stumbled across this (read the entire post)...

Kiwicon '08 Keynote speaker and VC Hacking.

, posted: 27-Sep-2008 11:43

The keynote speaker began discussing legislation currently underway regarding legalizing the ability for the police to "hack" into a system, currently this is restricted to requiring a warrant issued by a judge, however under the new legislation it'l (read the entire post)...

Kiwicon '08

, posted: 27-Sep-2008 09:12

Kiwicon '08,

things have just kicked off with the first speaker about to start, should be an interesting day,

I'll keep some irregular updates as to whats going on during the day.

the keynote entry "Welcome to all th (read the entire post)...

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Large Hadron Collider, More bad news. Unlikely to Restart till March - April '09

, posted: 24-Sep-2008 09:18

Unfortunately, the LHC has had further delays which could cause for a longer wait to get it up and running.

This is definitely disappointing to a lot of us who were eagerly waiting to see what the results would be.

Whilst the LH (read the entire post)...

Fast and Furious - New Movie coming `09.

, posted: 22-Sep-2008 18:00

This looks like they have gone back to the basic formula and blown it all up,

hopefully they haven't worried too much about the story line, and mainly focused on the action, but I think this should be a pret (read the entire post)...

Large Hadron Collider - More bust, No Boson.

, posted: 22-Sep-2008 13:30

The Big Bang is still holding off its illusive secrets for a while long as it was annouced recently there has been more issues delaying the much anticipated collisions in the collider.

Although it was hoped the problem could be resolved qu (read the entire post)...

Great Minds of History: Nikola Tesla (Никола Тесла)

, posted: 20-Sep-2008 13:21

I thought I would deviate today from my regular ramblings and do a bit of a tribute post to a man I consider to be one of the greatest minds in history.

Nikola Tesla,

Nikola Tesla is not referred to as often as Edison, and doesn (read the entire post)...

Google Fixes Terms and conditions for Google Chrome

, posted: 5-Sep-2008 09:08

After many posts and panicked reactions about the following clause in the licence for Chrome

"11. Content license from you

11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or disp (read the entire post)...

Flaw Found in Google Chrome;

, posted: 4-Sep-2008 15:36

Security Researchers have annouced the first flaw found in the much hyped Chrome browser from Google:
*** Update *** Flaw Demo included.

The issue exists in the way that Chrome behaves with undefined-handlers in chrome.dll version 0. (read the entire post)...

Google Chrome; download and check out the difference!!

, posted: 3-Sep-2008 08:25

Google chrome available from:

Its working pretty much everywhere now, Damn it looks good and the Javascript engine? download and see :)

I don't know whether ot (read the entire post)...

Mobile Advertising, Youtube tests adverts on its mobile portal

, posted: 19-Aug-2008 12:27

Youtube Mobile Advertising,

So youtube has begun testing out ads for its mobile portal,

this move doesn't surprise me, and unfortunately, I'm not neccessarily unsupportive of the move.

basica (read the entire post)...

NASA, perchlorates and the giant Mars soil composition question mark.

, posted: 7-Aug-2008 13:41

There has been mildy interesting news from NASA,

The news and blogosphere is all abuzz with various theories and news, that they have found perchlorate, and this is surprising scientists at NASA,

Its been found in the soil near (read the entire post)...

Some Old classic jokes - "groaners"

, posted: 6-Aug-2008 13:20

1. Two vultures board an airplane, each carrying two dead
raccoons. The stewardess looks at them and says, "I'm sorry,
gentlemen, only one carrion allowed per passenger."

2. Two weevils grew up in the country. One went (read the entire post)...

Colossal Squid on the Move at Te Papa (its all happening right now!)

, posted: 6-Aug-2008 10:40

(with links to live video stream)- Updated - added linux compatible links...

At present the team at Te - Papa are moving the colossal squid, Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, from its
preservation tank to its purpose built display ta (read the entire post)...

Sleep hacking, how to hack your inner root shell and profit from it...

, posted: 5-Aug-2008 14:00

40 Sleep Hacks: The Geek's Guide to Optimizing Sleep, (A Book Review)

The other day, in one of my epic odesseys across the internet, much like the xkcd comic:

I came across a fantastic book,

Its called (a (read the entire post)...

JET-PACK! Kiwi - Inventor launches personal levitation device.

, posted: 31-Jul-2008 14:00

(With Videos, Pictures and additional info links)
Finally! it has happened, a functional "Jet-pack" that could actually be practical in the real - world!

Ok, so its not actually a "jet" pack so to speak,

some pundits (read the entire post)...

The Dark Knight: Batman remodeled.

, posted: 28-Jul-2008 12:36

I took the opportunity to see "The Dark Knight" on saturday night, (in Reading Cinemas Gold Lounge)

and I have to admit, the hype is not totally misplaced, it is a stunning movie,

Heath Ledger truly played the part to a legenda (read the entire post)...

Photographic Evidence of the Conspiracy...

, posted: 24-Jul-2008 13:32

As I promised my faithful reader, I have obtained at great risk to my life and well - being, photographic evidence of the conspiracy!


See the difference in the packaging? subtle very subtle...

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