A rather epic showing for fans of dominos. What an incredible amount of work.
I woke on Sunday morning to early reports that a plane had crashed at San Francisco International Airport, seeing comments on Facebook and Twitter before it was covered by CNN and New Zealand’s Stuff news site. Given how many hours I’ve recently spent in Boeing 777 planes, although […]
The Economist weighs in on the problems with Microsoft and Windows 8, taking the view that its short-term problems are much less than its long-run prospects: “It is always fun to watch the mighty fall. It is even better when they try to break their fall with corporate […]
I have flown fairly often with Air New Zealand to London during the past four-to-five years, but have almost always chosen to fly from New Zealand via Hong Kong instead of transiting through the United States. There’s been a very simple reason: once through security at Hong Kong, […]
Over the past four years, I have spent at least a week in March in the UK or Europe, sometimes two weeks. This year breaks the run … and it’s weird not to be heading up to Auckland, then on to Hong Kong, and then up to London […]
While I’ve written my own books for the past five years, seeing my name in a book has always been because I put it there myself. But in the past month or so that’s changed, as a couple of recent books have acknowledged my work. That still seems […]
Chris shares his perspective on government assistance: “I have friends trying to get off government assistance. It’s not easy, but it’s worth the trial. One has been separated from his family for several months as his only employment found was in another state. Another fears letting go of […]
Chris is running a debate tournament in Colorado Springs next week, and the debaters are teenagers. Chris writes about the “big deal” of the event: “Our culture is muddled with an opinion of young people that is depressing. Teenagers are baggy, disrespectful, foulmouthed, slothful, ugly. The teenage culture […]
A super-cut of the various trailers, features, and footage released to date for the film. Hurry up mid-December.