Gladwell, Complexity and the ten thousand hour rule.

Malcolm Gladwell, is not universally loved, but he does try and answer his critics. In this article he answers some criticism around his assertion that in order to reach a high level operation in an action of high complexity, on average you need to put in around 10,000 hours of work on the task. […]

Removing the wall – Les miserables, the hobbit, a 3d panto and 48fps

(some thoughts on 2d, 3d48fps and live panto with added 3d.) So we went to see Les Miserables at the local world of cine on saturday evening. It was a 7 out of 10 film. We had been warned that Russell Crows singing detracts from his acting, that it does go a wee bit ‘Oliver’ […]

My spam is mocking me

I got this comment in my spam filter from a spam bot about this blog. Hey, you used to write excellent, but the last several posts have been kinda boringÅ I miss your tremendous writings. Past several posts are just a little bit out of track! come on! well thank you mr spam.

accurate critique

My blog isn’t that big. Thankfully I do not receive millions of spam messages. The spam I usually get is very positive ‘I love your site, I will tell all my friends about this site.’ then a link to a dodgy website address. But today things changed. ‘Claudia‘ sent me a comment to my blog. […]

Privacy, stop it.

SO Google has amalgamated 70 privacy policies for various free tools online into one policy. that makes things much easier right? Been thinking about privacy, about how much info we want anywhere about us. As i was thinking about this, the UK government announced plans to be able to monitor the calls, emails, texts and […]