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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

Awake

I started watching a new NBC show last week (and caught up with all 8 current episodes) called Awake. The basic premise of the show is that a family has a car accident. The father (a police detective) wakes up in a reality where his son is dead.  In that reality he goes to sleep and wakes up in a reality where the wife is dead, but the son is alive.In essence, this guy is getting no sleep, since
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Halo: Reach | done

This past weekend I spent some time wrapping up Halo: Reach. This was a game that came with my Xbox last Thanksgiving (Black Friday deal). To be honest, I don't know how high on my list game would have been had it not come with my console, but I am sure glad it did!  I had a great time with it.When I first started playing it (around Christmas break), I was sort of into it.  I was following
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5th avenue frogger

Frogger, with real time traffic data. Now this is pretty cool (reminds me a bit of George in Seinfeld :-). )5th Ave Frogger from Tyler DeAngelo on Vimeo.
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Back to Resident Evil

I never owned a Playstation 1, but I did have a friend who did back then. Back then I was also more into platform games like Super Mario, or beat-em-ups like Street Fighter, not so much into the survival horror game genre.  I did own Alone in the Dark for my Mac, which I now realize was a survival horror game ;-)In any case, having played the demo of Resident Evil 5 on my xbox, and having listened
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Out with the old, in with the new!

A while back (well, last September when I got my iPad),  I tried out Instapaper's competitor, Read It Later.  I have to admit that what drew me to Read It Later was the entry price: free.  Instapaper did have a free version but they axed it.  For my use free was good enough.  There were a few features that I now use, that I didn't back then, that were on the Pro version, but
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The Straits

Another interesting Australian series has come our way, this time it's not a cop show, but (I guess?) the Australian version of The Sopranos - I say "I guess" because I've never watched the sopranos.The basic plot revolves around the drama around this family - the adopted kids, the oldest son as the stereotypical person to take over the family business, the middle son who's not respected, the
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance | Done

This past weekend, after what seemed to be a long long time (but actually wasn't all that long), I finally beat Marvel: Ultimate Alliance.  You know, it wasn't a bad game.  I got it used for $7, and I didn't know what to make of it.  I always try to avoid dungeon crawlers, despite the fact that I end up liking them in the end.  The same was true this time around - I bought the game
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Ladies love TouchWiz

I don't think I've ever laughed so hard during a technology show :-)  
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The numbers behind copyright Math

This was a pretty interesting TED talk that I listened to while on the way to work last week
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Google 8-bit maps

This years' Google April Fool's joke is epic: 8-bit mas, NES style!  
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