Author Archives: SCdF

Blog imitates blog; apropos of pissing Paul off

Too lazy for a real post, but here’s the latest Eve patch’s worst kept secret: Members of NPC corps are now taxed at 11%. This is an attempt to get new players to stop hiding in their safe NPC corps and get out into nulsec, where they have no free CONCORD protection, can be wardec’d [...]

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Divergent Evolution

Foreigner — M.O.P Starsplash

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Lucid Lynx

Oh Mr. Shuttleworth, you so crazy.

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“Deep down inside, I’m just a regular guy consumer,” says Sweazey

Introducing DPP: Digital personal property (DPP) is an attempt to make consumers treat digital media like physical objects. For instance, you might loan your car to a friend, a family member, or a neighbor. You might do so on many different occasions and for different lengths of time. But you are unlikely to leave the [...]

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11 Different Things

Big Huge Thesaurus: Synonyms, antonyms, and rhymes (oh my!) Distributed Raytracer | PeterBraden.co.uk [EBANK] Account Freeze Flickr: Mark.Weaver’s Photostream Issue 18385 – chromium – Head in place of close button Kill or cure? Learning Curves of Popular MMORPGS MIT Guide to Lock Picking [PDF] Mr. Lee Pet Technologies: CatCam Photo Gallery Pterodactyl Squad – A [...]

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Just one thing

I may rant about Santa Monica later, but just one thing I think is worth mentioning: iMac Pro, Santa Monica: $US2499 (NZ$3661) iMac Pro, Auckland: $NZ5119 Hmmm… (for those following along at home, that’s the 15″ 2.8Ghz Mac book with a 128GB SD drive instead of a 500GB HDD, US, NZ)

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War. War never cha— wait, wrong franchise…

Still hard to tell whether it’s going to anything other than Quake 4 with a larger driving segment and more pretty. Actual gameplay footage though, finally!

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12 Different Things

You’ve got 20 minutes, haven’t you? Here’s some opera. | MetaFilter My First Cigarette, and My Last – The New York Times Ten things everyone should know about lockpicking and physical security [PDF] MEAT CARDS On Water, part 1, part 2 AjaxTerm Abstruse Goose » Electromagnetic Leak X1Hi1 Claire Morgan b r e e d [...]

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Legal music and the still-round world

The World is Flat sounds like a fascinating read. It argues (according to the featured review on Amazon): …the lowering of trade and political barriers and the exponential technical advances of the digital revolution that have made it possible to do business, or almost anything else, instantaneously with billions of other people across the planet. [...]

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One of these things is not like the other

[source part 1, part2]

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