astsu: why Mr Robot is the most tech-savvy show ever

I finally watched the pilot episode of Mr Robot and I was totally blown away by the way the handle the hacking aspects of the show. If you haven't seen the show, the main character is a professional security engineer by day and a "cyber vigilante" at night. It's great! Every aspect of the way he goes … Continue reading astsu: why Mr Robot is the most tech-savvy show ever

TIL William Gibson wrote an episode of The X-Files

I've been re-watching The X-Files on Netflix. 1997's season 5 has an abnormally high number of good monster of the week episodes. Today I watched Episode 11, "Kill Switch," a story in which rouge AI has sexy-time with Mulder. I was pleasantly surprised (then not surprised at all in hindsight) to find out that the … Continue reading TIL William Gibson wrote an episode of The X-Files

How Friend’s Met Your Mother or Everything Old is New Again

This image is currently at the top of the Reddit front page. Click it for the full story. So the thing is, I agree with the poster, it would appear that the general story arc of How I Met Your Mother bears a striking resemblance to Friends. Where I disagree with the poster and Reddit … Continue reading How Friend’s Met Your Mother or Everything Old is New Again

Canadian Tech Roundup 14: The one where we talk about iPad2

iPad 2 is out! RIM may have missed window of opportunity Facebook Quietly Launches 'Deal' in Canada Facebook Photo Seizure A tonne of new content on Netflix Tony Clement defends his criticism of the CRTC UBB decision Courts back TV broadcasters Digital Transition is August 31, 2011! iTunes Link RSS [podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CTREP14.mp3[/podcast]