WoW: The games we play

Actually we’re only playing one game right now: World of Warcraft. For those who don’t know it’s the new ultra-hyped (since its first announcement) MMORPG by Blizzard. I’ve been waiting for this game ever since they announced it some time between Diablo II and Warcraft III. The first screenshots published looked promising and the first… Continue reading WoW: The games we play

Catch me if you can

Long time no see: StackOverflowError. Yay! It’s even an error and not an exception. How nice of java to tell me I am stupid 😉 Guess what? Some refactoring caused a method to call itself. Shouldn’t pass different things as String parameters. No type safety! Argh no String parameters *teeth grinding* no strings no …..… Continue reading Catch me if you can

Quit your job

Via Webmasterblog and Wired News: Quit Your Job to Blog, Blog, Blog comes this: “If you’re incredibly talented on a certain topic and people value your work than I guess it is possible. But probably not for many,” he said. It’s about Jason Kottke, a well-known blogger, who has quit his job and is trying… Continue reading Quit your job

M$ is so cute

I just found this via del.icio.us and could not resist to post it here. The following link leads to a Microsoft site, I am not responsible for it’s content and …. oh just click on it: A parent’s primer to computer slang While it’s important to respect your children’s privacy, understanding what your teenager’s online… Continue reading M$ is so cute

Gizmodo on something

Gizmodo : Bluetooth Rearview Mirror Swerving should always be given your full attention, lest you miss a child and valuable points. Oh yes let’s play Carmageddon. This is YABGYDN (yet another bluetooth gizmo you don’t need!). But if you get one your car will be bluetooth enabled and you can put a logo sticker on… Continue reading Gizmodo on something

The Pop-up you might like

Gizmodo : MountMap Pop-up Topographic Ski Map You’re putting your life in the hands of two Englishmen at high altitudes that like making paper cranes I like the category: Household gadgets. I am not sure I need one though.

musical curtain

we make money not art: The musical curtain: Each bead, when touched, lights itself and emits a unique sound. People play with the curtain by weaving their hands through it, touching it with their faces, and moving through it with their body. Sounds interesting! I wonder if they couldn’t get one for ZKM, I’d like… Continue reading musical curtain

Configurability

I am hoping to try out how cool the configurability of the WoW interface really is 😉 So far I’ve only gotten one night’s play out of the game: last night the servers were down and then I had to get some sleep to make up for playing too long on Monday night. No you… Continue reading Configurability