Movie: Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs Douglas Wilson A bit of an unusual movie screening, this one: a church in Newtown arranged for a screening of this documentary at the Dendy in Newtown. Matt had mentioned this film to me recently as one that took an unusual approach. Instead of showing simply the debates between renowned […]
[ Aaron Swartz ] How Aaron Swarts Hires Programmers is a little different to the traditional multi-phase interview approach. Looks like it would do a better job of making a cohesive team, but may prove troubling for larger organisations as it doesn’t tick all the HR boxes.
[ gavin ] Anti-telemarketing EGBG counterscript – turn the tables on an unwelcome call by following these instructions
DVD: Taken This Liam Neeson as lead in an action movie business works about as well as you might hope – he certainly handles himself well in the various sequences which themselves owe a lot to the recent Jason Bourne trilogy, and perhaps a hat-tip to The Transporter as well. It was a review by […]
An animation illustrating the worsening face of unemployment in the USA.
Book: A Book of Endings It’s not often I get to read a book where I know the author. Reading an introduction written by another author where your friend is referred to by surname, and has many positive things said about them is an unusual experience indeed, but certainly made me curious to read the […]
DVD: Tropic Thunder I missed this one when it was out on the big screen, but finally managed to track it down as a weekly rental (the movies get to weekly rental pretty quick these days). It was as expected. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it’s a Ben Stiller-directed action/comedy about a misfit […]
If you have thought about sponsoring me for Movember, to help raise money to fight prostate cancer and men’s depression, but haven’t acted on that thought, there’s still time to donate.
Single Origin coffee. 379 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe. Having now been open a couple of months, it seems that this place has found its groove. With the feel of a converted old milkbar: subdued lighting and a metal roller-door guarding the entrance, there’s a sense of history about the place. The staff, though helpful and […]
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