Month: May 2007

  • The perils of GPS

    The UK is now [posting signs that say ‘ignore SAT NAV’]( because of idiots who don’t think.

  • Maybe Gary Larson was right

    Apparently [computer gamers make better surgeons]( ([This page has the cartoon I’m referring to](

  • Nice clock

    [A clock with three faces]( (Probably not what you expect)

  • Hugo review: Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge

    Here’s the third in my series of Hugo reviews for this year. I’m well on track to review them all before the 31 July deadline for voting. So here’s *Rainbows End* by Vernor Vinge. I’ve read two other Vernor Vinge novels before, *A Fire Upon The Deep* and *A Deepness in the Sky*. Neither of […]

  • Tesla in action

    [How to use a Tesla coil to protect your car from theft]( (Wimps used a rental car)

  • Today’s papercraft

    [Wolf Link]( (from Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) papercraft. ([Via](

  • Need to get back on the wagon

    [Scary story about obesity and medical treatment](

  • The difference between ‘hard’ and ‘complicated’

    A list of [four things society makes too complicated](

  • Saving people from themselves

    [Special safety precautions from Nintendo](

  • Where can I find about 5 hours free time per day

    It’s pretty embarrassing exactly how long it takes me to collapsed on my periodic insistence that I’ll begin to post to this weblog properly… So, sorry everyone (if there is indeed anyone left)! The excuses are many and varied, mainly due to a recent increase in the quantity and tempo of work. I’m going to […]