Saturday, June 27, 2009


Twitter has taken all my blogging energy away from me. Apparently, I'm only good for 140 characters at a time.

Perhaps once my temp contract ends (Tuesday!) I'll have more time/inclination to post here again.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Y'arrh, Movie Pirates

The BBC's Mark Kermode disses the movie industry's backward attempts to stamp out movie piracy:

(via Michael Geist's blog)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


Despite taking a back burner to economic news these days, the issue of copyright law in Canada is still important to me. It's still unresolved, and will be coming down the pipe eventually. Cory Doctorow, a Canadian author and blogger (over at BoingBoing) wrote an interesting column about the copyfight a while back:

Why does all this copyright reform stuff matter, anyway? What's at stake?


Until a very short time ago, copyright was an industrial regulation. If you fell under copyright's domain, it meant that you were using a piece of extraordinary industrial apparatus — a printing press, a motion-picture camera, a record press...

The full column is short and definitely worth a read.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Zoe Keating

Cellist Zoe Keating creates these gorgeous musical performances solo, with the help of her Macbook and some wicked creativity. Lovely.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Sushi FTW

A fun how-to for eating sushi. 8 minutes long. Not sure how serious it is on some points. The salt dish? Really?

Courtesy of Boing Boing

Monday, February 2, 2009

Pretty video

Reminds me a bit of Michel Gondry vids:

Her Morning Elegance Directed by: Oren Lavie, Yuval & Merav Nathan Photography: Eyal Landesman Featuring: Shir Shomron

Friday, January 16, 2009

Friday, January 2, 2009

Beware the timesucker

It's a new year, with a brand new habit to break. Welcome to

If you are a fan of adventure games, this little website will give you a quick fix whenever the mood strikes you. I've been playing days and days of room escape games. The escape ones are all flash based so far, so you don't need to download and install anything.