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Jozi 27Dinner (July 2008) Feedback

So Monday night was another 27Dinner.
I was a minute or so late, so I just ran in and grabbed the first available seat. It was only then that I noticed I had not only gatecrashed the Cerebra table (again), but also stole the seat intended for Craig Nicholson. He got revenge by immortalizing my nose [...]

Watch Out For Little Brother (In Stores Near You)

Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother is supposed to be a novel for young adults (a code phrase for late teens), but I said to myself: “Myself, you’re an adult, you’re young, you should read this”. I was right.
Little Brother is awesome. It’s 1984 combined with Steal This Book combined with Hackers - upgraded and updated for [...]

24th 27 Dinner (Joburg) Feedback

I arrived early, a small miracle considering the traffic in Joburg, and my temporally incongruous tendencies. (”I’m not late Ma, I’m just temporally incongruous!”)
Was a bit intimidated at first, but after I picked a table to sit down at, it turned out to be really interesting. (Translation: I managed to ambush people with my theories, [...]