Herbalism is a low-cost, accessible, community-powered, patent-free form of medicine. It’s also under threat from the patent-driven pharmaceutical business. Could the values and struggles of open-source software proponents have much in common with herbalists?
It’s World War II and the allies have cracked the encryption of a major Axis communication codes. How can they act without revealing their access to this precious intelligence? Detachment 2702, a rag-tag group of soldiers and intelligence agents, is dispatched to create believable (and hilarious) alibis to justify why German and Japanese convoys keep getting sunk.
In the many-worlds theory of quantum mechanics, all possible events exist, have existed or will exist as each act or decision spins-off a plethora of parallel universes. This means, among other things, that every project I haven’t put into practice has in fact been accomplished by one of my many-world selves. Think then of all that I’ve accomplished over the years as I procrastinated, dithered and postponed putting my ideas into action!
When you feel alone and ignored online, spam will always be there for you... This tongue-in-cheek humor piece is my first of a series of articles published on Webstyle Magazine, the lifestyle mag for web professionals.
One of the best feature of the Nintendo Wii is that you can play any of the older Nintendo GameCube games. You can often find second-hand GameCube games, so it’s an great way to build-up your game selection at an affordable price. I also think that the higher-quality GameCube games are actually better-looking and more fun to play than most Wii games. So here are my favourites!
The launch of the long awaited season 3 of the web video comedy You suck at Photoshop is a boon to all would-be Photoshop jockeys and comedy aficionados. It also heralds a bright new age in crazed online learning with the launch of Big Fat University.
A rare mix of literature, wit, history and high adventure, the Aubrey/Maturin novels (better known for "Master and Commander", the first novel and the name of the 2003 movie adaptation) has been by far one of my favourite reading experience and a consistent way to lift my (occasionally) sagging spirits.