Backpaddling

Well, consequence of sheer peer pressure, I will now rectify the tone of my last – rather gloomy – post and sing this, which I borrow from Bob Marley: “Singin: Don’t worry about a thing, Cause every little thing gonna be all right!” And “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery; None but ourselves can free our…

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Le roi est mort, vive le roi

My good old "HAL the pal" has finally retired, after a long and distinguished career. In comes "SAL the gal", because I’ve decided that computers should definitely have feminine names (don’t get me to explain why!) For those wonderful curious minds out there, my HAL was of course named after Arthur C. Clark’s original HAL…

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At the heart of all things

Vancouver is the 3rd largest Canadian city. All right. That being said, it also in many ways feels like little more then a large village. With an extremely dense downtown core such as ours, everything one could possibly need happens to be so close it’s almost too easy. So on a rather quiet night, I…

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