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Archive for November, 2008

Asimov movie adaptations

Upon hearing that Isaac Asimov’s Foundation and End of Eternity might be made into movies, my first thought was this: either they’re going to be awesome and epic movies, or they are going to downright suck.

Night’s Dawn Trilogy

I’ve just finished slogging through Peter F. Hamilton’s Night’s Dawn Trilogy. It’s an epic space opera set hundreds of years in the future with an incredible number of plot threads to follow. Like the pair of novels Pandora’s Star and Judas Unchained which I read earlier (oddly enough, these were written later), I [...]

OmniFocus 1.5 released

The Omni Group has finally released the official version for OmniFocus 1.5, my favorite personal task manager for Getting Things Done® for the Mac. This means that I can finally be free from using prerelease versions for the sole reason of synchronizing my OmniFocus data between my Mac and iPod Touch.

Quantum of Solace

Just saw 007: Quantum of Solace. I really enjoyed the film, but I had to tell myself that it’s not a standalone film after the end. Otherwise, I would be going “What just happened?” The setup and motivations won’t make much sense without having seen Casino Royale, and a whole lot of [...]

Supporting Wikipedia

I often use Wikipedia when I need an introduction to some topic or some fact-checking. I also take advantage of the media made available by the Wikimedia Commons. The Wikimedia Foundation can’t operate these sites without financial support, however, so I donated a small amount to help them out. And if you’re [...]