Monthly Archives: October 2010

Park Life



I’ve just fought my way through the last of Reach, and… Yeah, it’s Halo. At this point I suspect you either own Reach or never will but for whatever it’s worth here’s what I thought. Every now and then you hear people debating whether or not video games are art. Some people adamantly say no, […]

Picking Turing’s Pocket

This is interesting, and stirs some pleasingly cyberpunkish ideas around in my brain. Three months ago, from The Atlantic: Mysterious and possibly nefarious trading algorithms are operating every minute of every day in the nation’s stock exchanges. What they do doesn’t show up in Google Finance, let alone in the pages of the Wall Street […]

A Proposed Beverage

Pour two ounces of Sortil├Ęge into a tumbler. Fill with unfiltered apple cider and stir with a cinnamon stick. Serve quite cold. I am going to call this a Canadian Autumn, I think.