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Your Work Wardrobe Could Affect Your Performance

We already know that dressing appropriately for work is usually part of the condition of many of the jobs out there. Dressing inappropriately could result in not getting that job, getting fired for it, or even just giving the wrong impression. Uniformed jobs have it the easiest, let’s face it that removal of choice makes […]

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Defending Microsoft: Europe’s blatant favouritism of Google, Apple

The European Union this month has shown blatant hypocrisy and favouritism as they bring down a US $730 million dollar fine on Microsoft for…. wait for it…. daring to include Internet Explorer with their operating system, Windows 8. Specifically, that Microsoft failed to include a “browser ballot” screen in Windows 8 that lets users choose […]

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Is climate change scientific or political?

I’m confused. I’ve had a few lengthy discussions with an ex-staffer of the Australian Labor Party about Climate Change (which had been conveniently rebranded after Global Warming did not stack up in the face of increasing snowstorms). He was presenting the abatement strategies of the major political parties… When I instead presented him with material […]

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Terrorism and Game Design: Gamer Fined $50,000 For Mapping Montreal Metro

When popular games are released to the public, quite often a level generator is also released, so that enthusiastic and creative gamers can design their own levels and share them with the world. This is nothing new; it’s been going on for, well, decades, and is most common among FPS (first-person shooter) games. As games […]

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The Soap Opera Effect: Why movies look bad on HD Smart LCD TVs

When BluRays first came out, the very first movie I saw in this format was “2012”, that disaster flick from Roland Emmerich. While most people in my mate’s living room were wowed by it’s crispness, I was not at all impressed. “Everything looks fake now.” I said. “This is ruining the CGI, it’s just unbelievably fake.” […]

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