May 16th, 2015
The conservative government want to rewrite our human rights so that they don’t apply to “extremists”.
It won’t be long before all sorts of groups are rebranded as “extremist”… In fact it’s happening already.
The FBI, on classic environmental protesters:
“Many of these extremists believe the debates over pollution, protection of wildlife, safety, and property rights have been overshadowed by the promise of jobs and cheaper oil prices,” the FBI document states.
May 15th, 2015
Oscar and Daddy have their first movie-reference joke: “I could build a… SPACESHIP!”, from The Lego Movie.
Also; definitely going to be buying said spaceship made from 1980s technology. I just gotta find an excuse…
April 18th, 2015
If you agree that surveillance is a huge issue to be addressed by the
government, then check out this summary of the major party’s commitments.
The Green Party come out strongly saying surveillance needs to be targeted
with judicial approval – i.e. Greens will stop blanket surveillance and
bulk collection, and require warrants for targeted surveillance of
February 14th, 2015
This animation is of the Earth, showing the shadow of the moon. Pretty
which has some pretty interesting information about the eclipse.
February 13th, 2015
Some really interesting stuff in this article about how and why we marginalise people without even being aware of it.
August 20th, 2014
The 9 rules of policing, laid down when London’s metropolitan police
force was founded, are a pretty amazing set of principles.
July 30th, 2014
Hooray! It’s finally legal to rip your own CDs and listen to them on
your computer/iPod/whatever. Still not legal to rip DVDs or Blurays
July 25th, 2014
This is good news! Comics you’ve bought on Comixology may now be available
to download in a format you’ll be able to read forever, with no DRM.
It’s opt-in by the publishers, so not all comics are available DRM-free,
but I’m so happy Comixology are putting in the effort to make this happen.
I hope more publishers get on board.
Right now, all the issues of Saga that I’ve bought are
May 5th, 2014
I’ve been very involved in production of The Drift,
since pre-production and filming in 2012. Post production rolls on (and I’m
responsible for the hundreds of thousands of files and terabytes of data
flying between artists online, plus a home-grown render farm), and we have
just released a full-length trailer. Click through to check it out.
April 6th, 2014
It’s worth listening through; it doesn’t just stay whiney, and has some