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Monthly Archives: March 2008

RIP Arthur C. Clarke

Legendary scifi author, inventor and futurist Arthur C. Clarke died today at his home in Sri Lanka at the age of 90.
May it be filled with stars.

Go - An Ancient and Venerable Game

Many people think of chess as the ultimate strategy game. I have to disagree.
I believe that Go is the ultimate strategy game. It has simpler rules, more elegant strategy, and is more than a thousand years older than chess. It is also played by more people worldwide than Western chess.
The rules are simple. Go is [...]

Bloggerati Joburg

What a blast. An unknown (possibly unknowable) number of assorted bloggers, journos, techies and new media types showed up. No higher networking purpose, just Vincent Maher and Matt Buckland looking for an excuse to throw a party. And what a party it was.
Chairs were in short supply, possibly a deliberate strategy to facilitate mingling. Their [...]