This evening I watched a film called Fanboys on DVD.Â This was another film I got through Amazon’s Vine programme, so the least I can do is link to their product page for it. The film is about a group of total Star Wars fanatics so keen to see the Phantom Menace that they decide […]
Entries Tagged as 'Nerdvana'
March 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Life, Work
I have been aware of the existence of Crisis Camps and BarCamps for a while without really knowing what they were, through seeing frequent references to them on a couple of work colleagues’ twitterfeeds.Â The other day I got round to asking one of those colleagues about the Crisis Camps and it is a real […]
I see that brother-in-law Rob has started a blog now, under the catchy title of 17th-Century Indonesian Micro-Puppet Warfare.Â It is brand-new, but should be interesting.Â I predict lots of science, astronomy, environmentalism, mentalism, humanism, photos, folk music and prog rock. Catch it while it still looks good – i.e. before he gets carried away […]
February 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on About time too · Technology
Anyone who has ever had to sort through old backup tapes will welcome this idea.Â Â Â I have a slight suspicion that the 4 million euro cost is under estimated, as all major IT projects are.Â I am equally confident that the estimated costs to business are overstated, but even if the cost doubles and the […]
February 19th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Technology
This is a test. Never mind what it is a test of – its just a test. I have been tweaking in areas beyond my competence so I will be very surprised it it works! Update: It only bloody worked! I am beside myself with geeky glee.
April 25th, 2006 · 2 Comments · Technology
I don’t know why it took me so long to get round to it, but I finally decided to install Firefox today. I couldn’t believe how quickly it installed and how fast it runs. All the little things which were behaving strangely in IE6 now behave properly, and I get the tabs which I particularly […]