CSU gets a website

Day of Defeat: Source has been one of the games i’ve played the longest and with most consistency. A small group of local friends have been playing under the tag “[CSU]” for, i guess, years now. Only recently have we come together to try and bring about a cohesive gaming clan. That involves a website…

CASE Podcast – Episode 1

In the background I’ve been working away on a podcast series for Computing Assistance Support & Education. I’m happy to report that the first episode is now ready for download. In episode I Darrell Burkey, president of CASE, talks about the history of the organisation. We look at the ideas behind providing shared IT services…

The Farm Trip ’09

Where would the Navy be without tradition? Captain Jack Aubrey often asks. And where would us groms be without the tradition of The Farm? At home playing computer games, that’s where. But we took a break from all that and headed once again to scenic Glennvista Coombs. Solon, Gibbo, James, Ben, Robbie, Lisa briefly, Tim…

Chandigarh

The Sub-continental adventure continues over at James’s blog: As I trudged out of the Chandigarh train station into another foggy North Indian night, I was struck by an array of bizarre sculptures erected outside. Long, stick-like limbs and understated faces, they were obviously the creation of Nek Chand, the man responsible for Chandigarh’s most famous…

OLPC hit by GFC

The One Laptop per Child project, due to the financial crisis, has had to reduce its operating costs like so many other companies. From the official Wiki: “Like many other nonprofits that are facing tough economic times, One Laptop per Child must downsize in order to keep costs in line with fewer financial resources. Today…

OLPC interview @ eGames

While manning the EOL booth at eGames 2008 I was approached by the Internode content team, expensive video camera and all, to do a short interview about the One Laptop per Child¬† program. Mostly it’s a rundown of the XO unit itself, but we talk about the ideas behind the project and what it might…