First Impressions

February 13, 2008

225px-cameron_phillips_in_tscc.jpgLast night I caught the Australian premiere of the new Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles pilot, and to be honest I’ve got mixed feelings about it.

When I saw the first episode of Serenity for instance, it had me absolutely enthralled. I mean it was just ridiculous. I just kept watching it over and over. And over.

To be fair Serenity was an entirely new concept, so there was a certain amount of surprise value. You know, like that movie your significant other has been bugging you to see, but you’ve put off because you didn’t think you’d like it, but when you finally do see it you are so pleasantly surprised that you drive everyone insane constantly trying to describe how amazed you were by how good it was. Or maybe that’s just me.

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linux.conf.au on $0 a day

February 1, 2008

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Linux Conf is back in Melbourne.

I live here and I couldn’t even get within sniffing distance of tickets, so if like me you’re hungry to get your nerd on, they are posting video and slide files on the website as the presentations take place. Yum.

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MacBook Air

January 16, 2008

A new addition to the Apple family:

Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs took the wraps off a super-slim new laptop overnight, unveiling a tiny personal computer that is less than 2.5cm thick and turns on the moment it is opened.

*Drool*