That was 1998! The Reeling in the Years for 2016 will be an eye-opener, but I bet 2019 will be even crazier.
More sites use cookie banners now that the GDPR is active but some are finding that their banners are misbehaving once they enable caching. This is a similar issue to the one that happened to some page counter plugins in the past. The page counter wouldn’t increment. When a cookie banner is clicked a cookie […]
The latest episode of Hardcore History is another amazing audio tour through history, even if Dan Carlin himself says he is unqualified and it might not be completely accurate. He’s a great story teller. This one covers the rise of Japan in the early twentieth century and beyond. Dan’s coverage of the Manchurian Incident reminded me […]
My Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is now installing the April 1st update. It got Oreo a few months back and a few updates since. Going by Samsung’s track record I expect those updates to dry up any time soon but it’s good to see them still handing out any sort of updates. In case you’re […]
Hyped for this. Don’t be bad. Don’t be bad. Don’t mess it up. It’s kinda odd to think of Elliot from Mr. Robot as Freddie Mercury but this trailer is promising, unless you’re going to pick holes in every little bit of it. I enjoyed this interview with Rami Malek on The Late Show, and […]
Look what the postman delivered last week! I entered a competition held by Freeze64 author/publisher Vinny for C64 game Maze of the Mummy and a rare misprint of the Freeze64 fanzine and I won! You should watch the live video of Vinny picking the winner, if only to wonder at everything he has plugged into […]
I’m a huge fan of Google Photos. It’s an amazing service that lets me quickly share photos with particular people, creates interesting images from my photos and it’s a convenient way to bring my photo archive with me on my phone. However, the new “Backup & Sync” app from Google that replaced the old uploader […]
Vi (or Vim in it’s modern incarnation) is a text editor. It’s a modal text editor. You can switch from insert mode to normal mode. Insert mode is where you type text into your document, and normal mode is where you type commands that do all sorts of functions. It’s incredibly powerful, incredibly complicated and […]
See, every time I hear that Canadians enjoy poutine I think of poitin.
Thank you James for sharing this lovely short video. I remember reading somewhere that the music that defines us, or that we "really get" is the music we hear in our twenties. This leads to disenchantment in later years because everything's changed, and it's not the same "as the good ol' days". The thing is, […]