Thursday, December 31, 2009

My Film Of 2009

To found out what my film of 2009 was I went though all the films I had given a 5/5 rating to over the last year on LoveFilm (the UK Netflix) and then had a look at what films that where actually released this year. Of those only one films matched and that means my film of 2009 was 500 Days Of Summer!

If I was include all films that I had seen this year, I would say my films of the year was The Final Cut, but I don't think as many people would agree with me on that one.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Merry Christmas Everyone

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas with phat beats and a thumping base.

Track by Output Jack, MP3 can be downloaded from Here and visualisation curacy of MilkDrop 2.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

A Connection To Watch

Damien Walters from Derby UK has a very good freerunning/gymnastics YouTube Channel. He posted a video the other day that I have only just now watched. It is a video of Greg Townley one of Damien's students:

Greg is very talented and it is the kind of talent that makes you wished the whole world could see him. Maybe he could end wars or prevent global warming through his backflips and handstands or maybe he won't, but the world is going to see him as the is stunt double of Hurt Girl (yes a girl) played by Chloe Moretz in the new Superhero comedy spoof Kick-Ass, and it is so brilliant to see someone so young make a name for themselves:

Friday, December 18, 2009

Video Games Post Physics

I always wonder what the next leap in computing will be, what are we going to be doing with all the future computing power that Moore's Law will afford us. For gamming it looks like physics is the current hurdle, but then what? How about realtime dynamically generated sounds where no sound effect is pre-recorded?

Monday, December 14, 2009

F-Secure's The Cloud

F-Secure makers of fine anti virus softwares is going to be launching a new version of their DeepGuard modal that will use cloud computing to help protect user's systems.

What they are doing is an online signature database rather than a local one. This means that if your system encounters a new application or word macro, it can ask the cloud about it, the cloud will then tell your computer if it is safe, not or if it is something new. If it is new it can be scanned and a report sent to the cloud. The cloud will then inform all other computers asking about that application from then on. This sounds like a good idea around large signature updates that only arrive several days after the virus has already gained a foothold, but for people who are using poor, overloaded or intermittent internet connections I am not convinced. At least the video was nice.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Dear Mandy

In responce to Mandlson's Bill where he wants to dosconnect people from the internet, Dan Bull did a Song.

[Derren Brown]