b5, scifi, trek October 19, 2012 Jack 13 comments

On the DS9 / Babylon 5 Controversy

Note: It’s been a long time since I’ve watched B5, and I’m keeping an open mind. If you want to nitpick or bring up new evidence, please do so in the comments, I’d be happy to edit and expand the discussion. On Reddit recently, I was defending my favorite of the Treks, DS9, against a […]

software October 18, 2012 Jack 6 comments

On Qtile

Anyone that knows my open source predilection also knows that I have a lot of obscure and elitist taste in software. The only thing that could make me more tech hipster is if my kernel/OS of choice was a BSD instead of mainstream Linux. Case in point, my primary environment is a tiling WM written […]

gaming October 8, 2012 Jack 24 comments

On Why Tekkit isn’t as good as vanilla Minecraft

I was, admittedly, late to the game on picking up Minecraft, and only started with 1.2.5, but it doesn’t take very long for you to “get” it and see that it’s a very persuasive game. It’s simple in mechanics, yet deep in possibility. You harvest various things to make tools, to make buildings, to defend […]