Avatar Pics: PlayStation Home Open Beta

I popped into the Home open beta for a bit. It took absolutely ages to connect. I liked the avatar customisation. It was a lot easier than Second Life. The options are really good. You can make different body types and sizes and there are…

Parkour and Gender

I’m still playing Mirror’s Edge. Free time has not been so readily available. Another reason for my slow progress is that I’m masochistically attempting to complete the game without firing a weapon. I also really suck at platformers, and a first-person platformer is even more…

CG: Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino

A friend of mine from graduate school is visiting for the Thanksgiving holiday. For our evening meals, I’ve decided to use Cooking Guide: Can’t Decide What to Eat? to help me. Tonight’s meal was Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino, which is described as “a simple…

TypePad Connect

For the past few weeks, I had been looking into a new commenting system for my blog because it was difficult to track lengthy conversations. I’d had good experiences with Disqus as a commenter on a few blogs. Although Disqus advertises that bloggers can use it…