Monthly Archives: January 2013
Racist Chanting At A Professional Soccer Player Causes Something Awesome To Happen. It’s nice see the players take a stand on something that is rampant in the sport. People have to stop making excuses for bigots no matter where they are.
I listen to quite a few podcasts during my daily commute to and from work by train. One of my favourites is CBC Ideas. I’m a bit behind but this week I listened to The Myth of the Secular, Part 3. It’s part of a series exploring the need to rethink secularism: “Western social theory once […]
Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Google’s text-to-speech engine loves the iPad so much, it often ends sentences with the phrase “he now praises the iPad” for no obvious reason. The bug appears in Google Now, assuming you ask it the right question, as well as in Google Translate, which makes it easy to replicate and have…
We will need to see how this evolves over time but I wanted to set up a new home for posting longer format thoughts. I was on live journal (Mr. Weasel’s Live Journal Blog) but they seem to be having a lot of Denial of Service issues related to their ownership by a Russian company […]