Category: Tech

An Ode to my Xbox 6

An Ode to my Xbox

I brought you in early 2006. I had worked hard to purchase you. I bought you alongside a great racing game, Project Gotham Racing 3. Together we won every race in single player, so we switched to multiplayer. We kept winning. Eventually, we dominated the leaderboards. Together, we reached the top 200 worldwide. I was proud of us. I bought...

Now I know why earthquakes aren’t predictable. 0

Now I know why earthquakes aren’t predictable.

The following footage shows data collected by the Japanese. It’s a so-called earthquake visualisation map, and the emphasis is around the big earthquake from last year, which caused a tsunami and the fukushima nuclear disaster. I tried finding a pattern leading up to the big quake, but if scientists can’t do that in a century, I certainly can’t do that...

And so it begins… 1

And so it begins…

Today, I wanted to watch the new HIMYM-episode, so I went to ThePirateBay to download it from my favourite uploader. Downloading has always been legal in Holland, but uploading hasn’t. Instead of finding the trusty pirateship, I got a blue screen. Luckily, not the blue screen of death, but it’s comparable. At least, with a BSOD, you know that restarting...

Hey look! I’m a pro-photographer! 0

Hey look! I’m a pro-photographer!

For the last few days, it has finally been freezing. Last night, the first snow of the year fell from the sky. I had to take a haircut, so I walked through the city to take some pictures. Using this simple android app called picplz (which you can download here) I made them look professional, even though they were cheaply...

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