Review: Star Trek: Captain's Log
Monday, Jun 11 2018 17:11 | Books, Comic Book, goodreads, review, Social Media, Social Networks, StarTrek
Star Trek: Captain's Log by David TiptonMy rating: 5 of 5 stars I wasn't sure how much I'd enjoy reading stories about secondary captains (Jelico, Sulu, Hariman), i.e. those not seen on screen for very long - but these were actually quite good short stories. I wouldn't mind having more Hariman or Jelico stories come our way! It was also interesting to see the excelsior class go from brand
Αποφοίτηση από το λύκειο
Κάπου εδώ λοιπόν πριν περίπου 20 χρόνια, ή βασικά πριν 20 χρόνια, αποφοίτησα από το λύκειο. Δεν θυμόμουν ακριβώς την ημερομηνία αλλά κοίταξα λίγο τα σουβενίρ μου και βρήκα αυτό το εισιτήριο από την τελετή αποφοίτησης. Πρίν
Adieu Yahoo Messager...for good this time?
Yahoo Messager "classic", the service that existed when I was in high school and college has been defunct for a little while now, but Yahoo! decided to reinvent itself in the messaging app business by revamping...or rather starting a new service and a new app and calling that yahoo messenger. This also included Yahoo's own version of a two factor authenticator which I actually rather liked.
Make it slow!
One of the weaker episodes of TNG, as far as I am concerned. The one where Wesley accidentally trips over some dandelions and gets the death penalty. A nice pun on "make it so" however, so points for that ;-) (original archive here)
Review: Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research
Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research by John W. CreswellMy rating: 5 of 5 stars A good primer on mixed methods research. I wish I had made this part of my original reading list last summer when I was conceiving of my (current version for my) dissertation proposal plan. Mixed methods fits well with one of the reasons I am using case study research as my approach.
Victory is life is here!
Well, the fourth expansion of Star Trek Online, which brings us a sliver of the Gamma quadrant, gamma recruits, and the Jem'Hadar playable faction is here today! I had an opportunity to play a bit today as a new Jem'Hadar "first" (aka captain) under the name of Arak'Ouzo (yes having some fun with the name). The first couple of missions were quite fun to play, and flying a "bug-ship" is quite
Review: Star Trek Romulans The Hollow Crown - 2008
Sunday, Jun 3 2018 16:51 | Comic Book, goodreads, review, Social Media, Social Networks, StarTrek, TOS
Star Trek Romulans The Hollow Crown - 2008 by John ByrneMy rating: 4 of 5 stars An interesting continuation of the story that started in Romulan Schism where you see the Klingon's plot of circumventing the Organian Peace Treaty. Overall and interesting story, but I feel like Klingons and Romulans lack a bit of depth. For all the honor being touted by the proponents of the Klingon way, there
Το καλοκαίρι ήρθε επίσημα! Ήρθε γρήγορα, και δουλειές ακόμα εκρεμούν! Ώρα να το βάλολυμε στο τούρμπο ;-)
Sev TNG: Parallel Universes
I guess this one is a riff from that episode where all the enterprises (from different realities) were converging on the same space. I did find this punchline to be the best, other ones submitted were a little m'eh.(original archive here)
Well, I guess another one bite the dust. Over the weekend I saw an announcement that Klout - the social media influence measurement tool - had gone to the great binary cloud in the sky. Klout, whose logo reminded me of a Cyrillic "Zhe" (maybe they were russian spies? ;-) ), took all of your social profile information, it collated the likes, reblogs, retweets, comments, thumbs up (etc?)