I use DOSBox for Windows so infrequently that I keep forgetting how to use it. So here's a list of all the things I often need to remember.Read more
I've read a few articles recently written by gamers who've become parents, recommending games that could still be enjoyed even when your time is increasingly demanded upon.
They were all very interesting, but tended to focus on providing a list of specific game recommendations. I'm going to try this from the opposite direction, by first defining what would make a game suitable for a parent, and why.Read more
Sometime last year I wondered aloud whether spending several hundred thousand pounds on a supercar was actually worth it. It was a genuine question - apart from watching Top Gear, my only frame of reference is I once hired an Audi A5 to drive to a wedding.
So, probably worth giving it a try to see?Read more
Sometimes I don't need to think of an interesting idea for a blog post and spend time grappling with language and spelling and clearly conveying my point. Sometimes I can just find stuff and put it up.
Like today. I'm not sure I knew this before now, but everything on Google Maps can be reviewed. Here are some I've come across recently. I present them unedited for your consideration.Read more
Like, did Batman just get shot in the stomach? Oops, er... spoilers.
Seriously, it really looked like Batman just got shot in the stomach, but apart from injecting himself with something (Bat-anti-bullet-wound spray anyone?) there's been no further mention of it. He's been in a lot of fights since then too, so it'll be annoying if they return to it later.Read more
I asked all the frontend developers at work what were the most annoying things they'd seen on websites. Here's what they said.Read more