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Lights Off: Mission Complete

Lights Off: Mission Complete

The mission, as we chose to accept it, was to switch off the lights.
It turns out, simple instructions make for some interesting interpretations of said directions.

Apocalypse Now (Or at Least Pretty Soon Anyway) Part II

Apocalypse Now (Or at Least Pretty Soon Anyway) Part II

Bryson goes out of his way to demonstrate the inadequacies of knowledge where the earth is concerned. We know frighteningly little about even the crust of the planet.

The Twitchhiker – The Power and Pain of Twitter

The Twitchhiker – The Power and Pain of Twitter

For the last month the Twitchhiker has tweeted his way around the world and made it all the way from the United Kingdom to New Zealand.

The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence

Technology and the law butted heads a few more times this week. For many music fans, their computers and cell phones will soon be silenced.

Drag Queens

Drag Queens

Ah Drag Queens.

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A White Sauce

Things Granny Knew: How To Make A White Sauce

If we believe foody magazines and cooking shows on the box, everybody knows what vinaigrette is, how to deglaze a pan and that white sauce is a thing of the past. I disagree.

The Great American Visa Debacle

The Great American Visa Debacle

Not so long ago I lived illegally in the States. When I say illegally I mean the company who I was doing an internship for had screwed up my visa and didn’t let me know until the day before I was due to fly out.

Golf Is The Game Of Gentlemen

Golf Is The Game Of Gentlemen

If “Thoroughbred horse racing is the sport of kings” then “Golf is the game of gentlemen” and a wee note for Aussiephobic Kiwis that includes Australians.

What Does Rugby World Cup 2011 Mean To You?

What Does Rugby World Cup 2011 Mean To You?

It's been a long time since the Rugby World Cup was first hosted by New Zealand & Australia back in 1987. With the tournament being just over 2 & a half years away. What does NZ need to do to make the event a complete success worldwide?

We Can All Save The Princess: Accessible Video Games

We Can All Save The Princess: Accessible Video Games

Gamers play together; it’s what we do. The prospect of no longer being able to do so is the stuff of nightmare, but for many gamers it’s a hard reality that they have to live with. Worse still, it’s a reality that we could fix with just a little more diligence, which is why accessible game development is so important.