Month: September 2008

Artemis Quadrathlon

Here’s the BBC Adventure Show take on the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon I competed in earlier this year. There’s a hukka from yours truly at about 1m30s, and a few other clips here and there.

Ad for a funeral company

This is a great ad for a funeral arrangements company!


I need to blog more. Or less. Maybe just better quality.

The modern shape of Universities

A thought provoking comment from the Slashsot comments: “Google started off running on Stanford equipment, and was spun off, as happens frequently at Stanford. Sun and Cisco also started with Stanford people and equipment. Stanford has become a real estate company and a venture capital firm that runs a university on the side for the ...

There's going to be a bloody revolution

“The decree says the aim is to centralize and analyze data on people aged 13 or above who are active in politics or labor unions, who play a significant institutional, economic, social or religious role, or who are “likely to breach public order.” The information that can be collected includes addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, ...

Democracy becomes a plebocratic

“OhBoyObama! is a new website that allows you to submit your ideas for the campaign and vote on ideas submitted by other Obama supporters. It’s like Digg for campaign strategy – the best ideas get voted to the top. Just go to , register as a new user, and start voting or submit your ...