The Wire: The Musical
Best TV show ever, now as a musical [funnyordie id=414fa4b226]
How I Watched the F1 Race Today
To watch the opening race of the 2012 F1 season, I had to set up a VPN connection to a server in Italy (for Rai’s live TV feed), and a virtual machine running another VPN connection to the UK (for BBC Radio’s audio commentary). The VPN service only costs $10 a month, but I’ll pay 4…
Comics artist Giraud died at 73. The above post is Kichka’s obituary (drawn, and in French).
I tried to watch Game of Thrones and this is what happened
Great comic on the Oatmeal. This is ten times worst if you don’t live in the U.S.
(Not) working from home
Working at the local college. These library cubicals are really helping my concentration. Props Paolo for the awesome Foursquare -> WordPress ifttt recipe.
How France’s Free will reinvent mobile
I’m a huge fan of how France’s “Free” has been revolutionizing the french telecommunication market in the past decade. An article I wrote about them was published on Ynet back in 2006. Now they’re also getting into mobile.
TV Recommendation – Black Mirror
I recently watched the 3 part british mini-series called “Black Mirror“. Each part is a different brilliant simulation of a dark technological future. Just fantastic – don’t miss it. Via Yuval Dror (Hebrew)
Enough with the non-existing digital frontiers: Louis CK experiment a tremendous success
“I have a profit around $200,000 (after taxes $75.58)” https://buy.louisck.net/statement Louis CK is selling a professionally produced show for $5 with no DRM or regional restrictions. Success. I steal content when I’m not allowed to buy it legally. If I can, I make the effort to connect through a proxy to buy some music, or…
How Do People Use Apple TV?
John Gruber: Only 30 percent? That seems crazy to me. 70 percent of Apple TV owners don’t rent any movies or TV shows? From How Do People Use Apple TV?. Well, in most countries movies and TV shows aren’t even available in iTunes. We (I) just use the AppleTV to run XBMC, my 2nd favorite open…
The Quicksort Algorithm, Hungarian Style
A rendition of the Quicksort Algorithm with Hungarian folk dance: And there’s more. Hat tip: Jorge