Club-Admiralty

v6.2.3 - moving along, a point increase at a time

Music Rewind

This past week I was reminded of Darren Hayes and the song Pop!ular. Not sure what reminded me of it, definitely some random conversationalist at work, but I don't recall how exactly this fits in.  I think it was the white noise beat that someone had in the office.
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Review: Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David KushnerMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Interesting book about the people and the company that brought you Doom and Wolfenstein 3D. As a kid I was introduced to these through shareware disks bought at the local Staples office store. It's interesting to hear what happened both before and after my introduction to
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Sev TNG: Fire at will!

LOL... I don't know how many times, in how many iterations I've heard this joke :-)(original archive here)
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Bayonetta | Done*

Well... I guess I'm done with it not in the "I've completed the game" aspect but rather, "I got to a point and got tired of it" :p .  A month or so ago I thought I'd start Bayonetta on the xbox.  Not that I have a ton of time on my hands with the dissertation proposal going on, but hey, it should have been a fun diversion.  In the game you play as...you guess it...Bayonetta.  A
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Review: MOOCs and Educational Challenges around Asia and Europe

MOOCs and Educational Challenges around Asia and Europe by Bowon KimMy rating: 3 of 5 stars This was an interesting overview of MOOC (and some about OER) initiatives in selected Asian countries. It's interesting to see the role that MOOCs and OER take on in different contexts. I did find some issues with some chapters (naming things MOOCs which aren't really MOOCs), but I guess this was
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Γαλλικά! Και πάλι γαλλικά...

Τελευταία χρονιά στο λύκειο, και τελευταία χρονιά στα γαλλικά! Πραγματικά, όταν είχα αρχίσει το λύκειο (grade 9) στην Αμερική δεν περίμενα πως θα συνέχιζα τα γαλλικά μετά τον δεύτερο χρόνο. Στο κάτω κάτω μόνο δύο χρόνια ήταν
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Sev TNG: the Picard Maneuver

A jab at the first season uniforms ;-) I do wonder if Patrick Stewart did not have a problem with them, if the uniforms would have stayed the same.  More skants? :-)(original archive here)
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Καλό μήνα!

Καλό μήνα σε όλους!  Πάντως δεν το πιστεύω! Ήρθε ο Νοέμβρης και έπεσε το θερμόμετρο κατά 11 βαθμούς.  Μπρρρρρρ!
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Περί τις καραμέλας

Λίγο χιούμορ λόγο της ημέρας του Halloween :-)
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Off-brand costumes

A little pre-Halloween humor. I came across these on Reddit last week: some off-brand costumes (I guess this is to not have to pay royalties ;-) ).
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