- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- December 31
- Broadcaster, PR and Communications worker. Labouring hard...digitally.
Worked my little butt off in TV, radio, print, communications and PR.
Obsessed with communications, visual art, science fiction, and old as well as new media.
Now living in sushi-eating lotus land up north.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Halt and Catch Fire: Recap
August 20, 2014 04:05PM
- Katheryn Bigelow: The Banality
January 04, 2013 10:12PM
- The Problem With Argo
December 25, 2012 08:06PM
- Heart String Marionette is
totally available NOW!
June 18, 2012 08:05PM
- The US government says that it
may legally seize any domain
ending in .com, .net, and
March 07, 2012 04:59PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Most are lauding Bigelow
for her directorial
these are not
March 25, 2013 06:15PM
- “thus you propose
July 28, 2012 09:48PM
- “Generally, Mr Leveson,
we tend to see eye to eye, but
time I am
July 22, 2012 07:08PM
- “mmmm. just watched
Buckaroo Banzai and she was
cheesy in that
January 08, 2010 05:25PM
- “I was very much
n but was
prescribed a botox
December 17, 2009 02:50PM
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Recent addition to my viewing schedule is AMCs Halt and Catch Fire which according to EW today is getting a very welcomed second season renewal.
Zero Dark Thirty is, at this point, a talked-about film, showcasing another Katheryn Bigelow project that will undoubtedly feature saturated, crisp colors, good acting, exquisite cinematography...yet the film's subject matter brings up the much needed political critique of not only thi… Read full post »
This year in cinematography produced some really interesting examples of storytelling. Of these, Argo, a Ben Affleck-directed feature film, received critical acclaim. While I enjoyed the film, I was also angered and disturbed by it, which presented me with a delicate problem - one that may shed some… Read full post »
I watch a lot of movies and a large majority of them are pretty forgettable, contrived, and lacking any sort of inspiration or fire. But every now and then something comes along and… Read full post »
We are witness to the end of the world as we know it. According to latest coverage from Wired, US government purports it has the legal right to seize any domain, and the… Read full post »
While Fringe is winding down, with Fox announcing this fourth season will also be its last, J. J. Abrams unveiled its supposed TV inheritor: Alcatraz.
On the surface, Alcatraz has numerous similarities to… Read full post »
Corptocracy is getting complicated these days, as font use is kicking both Harry Potter and Falling Skies franchises. Matius Gerardo Grieck, a font specialist and designer, has filed a lawsuit naming TBS and/… Read full post »
Glimpse of long awaited Season 2 of the greatest show in the world: Game of Thrones. Based on George R. R. Martin’s incredible series of novels, the show, made by HBO, has exceeded… Read full post »
Russell McOrmond hails from Ottawa and is an outspoken critic of new measures introduced in Bill C-32, a bill aiming to reform current copyright laws in Canada, specifically those regarding draconian Digital Locks.
Tune… Read full post »
The latest Megasteakman video is out and turns the humble act of recycling into an epic battle for the fate of the world. It’s a Lord of the Ring’s parody that uses littering… Read full post »
It happened awhile ago, but the concerts are still going. What concerts? Miku Hastune and the vocoder characters live. Live? You mean like actors in cosplay, right? The characters are fictional they can’t… Read full post »
Recently Berkley scientists used fMRI data to reconstruct images processed by the brain by using YouTube videos to build a computer vision model. Linked above are some of the reconstructions they’ve made using… Read full post »
So my buddies down at Megasteakman have uncovered some deleted scenes from George Lucus’ endless reimaginings of the Star Wars Franchise. Yes, it’s all about the No’s. The guys at Megasteakman are longtime… Read full post »
NYTimes reports of new advancements in telekinesis, of the electronic kind, of course.
New developments in electroencephalography suggest that Army (yes, you military giants with seemingly incalculable budgets for all kinds of nifty and… Read full post »
Gel electrophoresis is a molecular biology technique that is often used to visualize, purify, or separate DNA based on the size of the DNA molecules inside a solution. It uses an electric… Read full post »
It’s the future and now we finally have the appropriate footware. Nike is releasing a line of running shoes inspired by the futuristic running shoes that Marty McFly uses in Back to the… Read full post »
New research at the University of Pennsylvania reveals that most people reject truly creative ideas.
The organizational behaviour study, The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas, scheduled to be published… Read full post »
In the latest round of interviews on the subject of Doctor Who, Moffat reveals some uncomfortable hints and truths: for one, he is less enthusiastic about Doctor Who than he is about Sherlock,… Read full post »
There is a patent war at hand, and all the telecommunications companies engaged in these protracted, legal battles. In the latest face-off, Samsung’s legal team resorted to using clips from 2001: A Space… Read full post »
NASA has recently lost its space shuttle program. The space, as of now, is largely a private affair. It may seem like a win, but really, looking at it closer, it is largely… Read full post »
Few years ago, when Iraq war was at its very ugly head, the rumours flooded the media regarding an established Iraqi scientists who made headway on research into underwater propulsion and was scooped off… Read full post »
watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XayxMPrUP4
The newly released trailer full of fresh faces is meant to reboot a relatively new franchise. Not unusual for a comic book, yet a relatively short time for a film… Read full post »
Awhile ago on the show I mentioned a bit about bioelectrodes made from enzyme-coated nanotubes. Here’s the paper that was published on it:
What I found really cool was that it provi… Read full post »