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Smoke and Mirrors

A friend of mine said this: How great would it be if, instead of holding the line for customer support you typed in your phone number and they called you back? Great idea. Though it reminded me of that lift problem, except in reverse. If people no longer sit on a call waiting line and [...]

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Poignant shit

Why do we have an image element? But none of this answers the original question: why do we have an <img> element? Why not an <icon> element? Or an <include>; element? Why not a hyperlink with an include attribute, or some combination of rel values? Why an <img> element? Quite simply, because Marc Andreessen shipped [...]

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Google Wave

So I am in the beta / preview / thing (it’s attached to my standard email addr). Any of you guys want in? My Brother has a bunch of invites…

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It’s been an interesting week

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Don’t believe the rumours— Batman lives!

Despite what you may have heard, Batman is not dead! He’s actually hiding out in the Auckland waterfront:

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This is your brain under construction

R.I.P. Geocities

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One day I will be this cool

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Heavy Rain: I’m going to have to buy a goddamn ps3, aren’t I?

[View Hi-Def version] The store owner sort of had oddly dead eyes, but the rest of it was pretty amazing, visually. After playing Fahrenheit I’m still not convinced that there is actually good gaming to be had from a game made entirely from QTEs, but I wouldn’t hasten to call this a game. Games like [...]

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The truth, like getting hit in the face with a shovel, often hurts

It’s so true it’s both hilarious and sad. Currently I have 3 times the range of any NPC pirates I fight. Combine that with an afterburner, and I’m essentially invulnerable. Having said that, these are NPCs, which is not where the action is. They’re starting to disrupt my target locks though, the tricky little devils. [...]

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Science + Patrick Stewart = Fuck Yes!

If We Had No Moon — Narrated By Cptn Picard Be sure to listen out to the part where Jean-Luc utters the phrase “Ask a guard” in a deep, precise British accent. WoW players, I expect a frag video from this, get back to me.

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