An Australian teenager who threw a wild party while his parents were away could face a hefty fine.

This is classic in my view….. see what you think??


xRez – Extreme Resolution

December 4th, 2007

Very hi-res images.

Courtesy of Barney.

Processing guru

November 30th, 2007

Wall Animation

September 27th, 2007

This is absolutely great. Watch it here.

From the Kickin’ the Darkness blog.

I’m a terrible programmer. You would think that having done this for nearly 25 years that I should be pretty good at it by now. But nope, I still put bugs in my code, use the wrong types for variables or subprogram arguments, forget to make the right library calls, mess up the expression in an if statement, and on and on and on now for 25 years.

Read more.

The Power of Nightmares

August 27th, 2007

The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, is a BBC documentary film series, written and produced by Adam Curtis. The series consists of three one-hour films, consisting mostly of a montage of archive footage with Curtis’s narration, which were first broadcast in the United Kingdom in late 2004 and have been subsequently aired in multiple countries and shown in several film festivals, including the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.

Watch part 1 here. There are links to the other parts on the same page.

The label ‘Al Qaeda’ has been used, or rather abused, ever since 11 September 2001 when the finger of blame for that terrifying day was pointed at bin Laden and his ‘al Qaeda’ organisation. Indeed, according to George Tenet in his book, At the center of the storm: My years at the CIA, bin Laden was blamed for the attacks by at least three-thirty in the afternoon of 11 September 2001.

Sounds pretty out there, doesn’t it? Read on and let us know what you think.

Why Do Cats Hang Around Us?

June 30th, 2007

An interesting article about the “domestication” of cats.

Superb tutorials by Webpodge.

Here are some more general links to articles and smaller tutorials: