The Necessary Philosopher

Month: August, 2005

See-Pee-Eff

I was dragged into this ultra boring system test for a new system that our Customer Services were rolling out today, so I did a bit of surfing in between waiting for my colleagues to finish their sections (we had to do the tests as a team to simulate a real-time environment). Out of sheer […]

Cold Engine

Mondays are the worst days of the week. I think if I do a survey on my blog posts, I’d find that I whine most on Mondays. After such an exciting weekend, I found it so hard to get my engine started this morning, and even now the ZZZ monster threatens to attack. I’ve resorted […]

Womad 2005 Revisited

Tonight we went back for round 2 of our shoot at Womad. I think that the recent shoots over the weekends have gotten me back in touch with the joy of photography. Just when I was beginning to feel that everything was getting stale. Meet the Toilet Bouncer. His job is to ensure that you […]

Womad 2005

Guess who scored media passes to Womad 2005? It was the coolest thing to be able to get up close to the action with our cameras. We had a blast last night shooting one of the acts, and it was all thanks to my cool wife and her cool connections

I’m In!

Ok, after tearing lots of hair in despair and going through WordPress’ famed 5 minute installations, I finally managed to migrate my blog over to the new webhost. I was worried for some time that I’d lose all my old posts and would have to begin all over again, but somehow I managed to fix […]

Home and Away

Well, I’m moving in with her… that’s right, we’re going to share webhosting. I’m keeping my domain name though. Anyway I’m slightly worried that my current host will be too bo chap to help me move, and I need them to do this thing called “pushing” my dns to point to some ENOM account… whatever […]

Apple Will Release Lower Cost iPlacebo

Another Bbspot classic Original link here. And in case you’re wondering, yes this is a joke too. Apple Will Release Lower Cost iPlacebo By Francisco Rangel Cuptertino , CA – To reach out to the dissident crowd in the iPod revolution, Apple has launched their new line of iPlacebo products. They will allow people to […]

Apple’s Tiger Will Include BSOD Widget

Seen on Bbspot. For those who have trouble detecting hoaxes/spoofs/jokes, this article isn’t based on real facts Apple’s Tiger Will Include BSOD Widget By Russell Skingsley Cupertino, CA – Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller announced that the next update to its operating system “Tiger” would come with a blue screen of death widget. He […]

Well, the inevitable has happened. Somebody managed to install Mac OSX Tiger on his Intel laptop. Overall, I don’t see this as a bad thing for Apple because it will only increase the popularity of the Mac OS, both in the official channels and the underground pirates, and this will only mean an erosion of […]

Well, the inevitable has happened. Somebody managed to install Mac OSX Tiger on his Intel laptop. Overall, I don’t see this as a bad thing for Apple because it will only increase the popularity of the Mac OS, both in the official channels and the underground pirates, and this will only mean an erosion of […]