Product Review: Homo sapiens
Overview The Good: Peerless operating system with essentially limitless potential The Bad: Fundamentally flawed hardware holds the OS back The Ugly: Inability to backup software means loss of all data is inevitable Intro Having existed in its current form for roughly 200,000 years (give or take), the current sapiens iteration of the human body represents an evolutionary rather than...
Dogs aren't dangerous. Idiot dog owners are.
I read an article in the NZ Herald just now that made me (PUN ALERT) barking mad. The article writer’s basic principle was sound — people need to get better control over their dogs — but the way the article writer stated the case made him/her sound like kind of a git. (I say him/her because the author had one of those gender-neutral kinds of names and I can’t be arsed to do any further...
If Star Trek films' subheads told the truth
For the most part, Star Trek films have subheadings that tell you almost nothing about the film. “The Wrath of Khan” and “The Search for Spock” are exceptions, but the other nine films give you no idea what to expect from their vague and occasionally bullshit titles. “The Voyage Home” as a title always makes me think of that film where talking dogs and cats make...