Month: September 2005

  • As chip speeds max out, where next?

    “But if you’re planning to send a computer on, say, a 10-year mission into deep space, then you need more staying power. The best option used to be to send lots of spare processors and cross your fingers. As your probe flew silently through the night, you would dream about chips that could fix themselves. […]

  • The Do-It-Yourself Emergency Management Guide!

    Stolen straight from Fafblog. <a href="Fafblog Presents: The Do-It-Yourself Emergency Management Guide! If you’re gettin worried that the government won’t be there to help you out durin the next hurricane or earthquake or terrorist attack, don’t panic! Fafblog is here with our Do-It-Yourself Emergency Management Guide! Today we’re gonna show you how to get through […]

  • Making Light: Folksongs Are Your Friends

    Making Light: Folksongs Are Your Friends Things I’ve learned from British folk ballads Don’t ignore warnings. If someone tells you to beware of Long Lankin, friggin’ beware of him. If someone tells you not to go by Carterhaugh, stay away. Same goes for your mother asking you not to go out hunting on a particular […]

  • Football Season Is Over

    CNN.com – Hunter S. Thompson note reveals despair – Sep 8, 2005: “‘No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun — for anybody. 67. You are getting […]

  • All Hallow's Eve 2004

    Kieron Gillen’s Workblog Halloween 2004 Cor I forgot about this; I went as “The Ghost of Harry Hill”. I don’t remember much beyond drunken stumbling and my friend Terence, my friend Emma and myself having to be woken up after his weed proved stronger than we could have possibly imagined.