I studied Computer Science at the University of Reading. I am a geek. Programming is my passion and I am working towards becoming a brilliant coder.
I like music, movies, photography, reading and if I can ever get around to it, writing. Also a fan of horror, sci-fi and fantasy so there's plenty of re/blogging on those areas.
I write gig/event reviews at From The Pit
Elsewhere on the web:
Many tweaks to this and web presence in general in the pipeline... when I get around to it.
Weekly Top Artists (via Last.fm):
So this originally started off as me wanting to talk about ...
No, I do not want unpaid interns. A lot of people have offered and that breaks my fucking heart. I feel like unpaid...
woah that sounds so weird and grownup and corporate and that makes me want to go get a beer.
in Canada they don’t pronounce Z as "zee"
they pronounce it as "zed" and that...
Compared to us here in the UK, over in the US they’ve really got a knack for doing certain things bigger and larger scale. Halloween is one good example. Check out these amazing installations synchronised to music:
[Or watch the whole playlist here]
Come Christmas time I’ll probably look at “Awesome Christmas Light Shows” because it was actually a YouTube video of amazing Christmas lights that led me to explore Halloween lights…
"Why do you insist on utilizing this primitive linguistic communication?"
- Borg Queen (Star Trek: First Contact, 1996)
Speech is so slow. :p It would be awesome to be able to have augmentations for faster communication. Maybe it would allow thinking about several things at once (a multi-threaded consciousness?) or, most appealing to me, a better memory.