An Inliner’s Guide to Getting Into Ice Part 1: Gear

Sunday, August 28, 2011 // 7 Comments

There are many reasons why an inline speed skater would want to have a go at ice skating. Whatever your reason, in this article I hope to provide some useful tips into making the transition into what may at first seem like a very alien new environment. [more...]

Image Perception and Frame Rates

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 // 2 Comments

A while back, I wrote a little article on screen resolution which hopefully enlightened readers on what it actually means, and demystified the world behind the jargon, which [more...]

A Word on Supplements

Monday, April 4, 2011 // 6 Comments

Anyone who has ever been involved at a fairly serious level in the world of sport will have come across nutritional supplements of some kind. These can range from having electrolytes in your drinks to constructing entire meals out of powders and vitamin tablets. [more...]

Drawing Molecules

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 // 5 Comments

When you were a little kid, you probably came across quick step-by-step guides in children's books on how to draw things. My views on the faults of modern educations systems are perhaps best left to another post, but for now, I present a how-to guide for drawing molecules. [more...]


Saturday, March 5, 2011 // 3 Comments

Cricket is a very old bat-and-ball game that originated in England. It is popular in England, and is considered by some to be the national sport. When the British Empire was at its peak, it spread the game throughout the colonies [more...]

Core Conditioning

Saturday, January 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

How does one go about training our core muscles? Most people immediately think about doing lots of situps, or crunches. If you want to have good-looking abs, then by all means do lots of situps, but this is only a small part of the story. [more...]

Wishlist – The World

Monday, September 27, 2010 // 2 Comments

I'm not happy with the world. I should be more specific - the world is great, but I'm not happy about the way humans conduct themselves while they are on it. It's no secret that I have a strong [more...]

Bad Advice Part 1: Fitness

Monday, September 13, 2010 // 1 Comment

In catching up with old friends in Melbourne, I have noticed a curious trend. Ordinarily, when one catches up with old friends after being overseas for an extended period, one is asked mostly about [more...]

More Camera Gear Talk

Thursday, September 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Kit for turning a DSLR from a still camera into a video camera Many of the loyal readers of this website are probably wondering where I’m at in my mini-sub-career as a [more...]

Preferential Voting Explained

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 // 4 Comments

I’m pretty sure that every kid in Australia learns this at some stage of their schooling, or is supposed to. Some may have forgotten, and many didn’t care enough [more...]

Notes on Resolution

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 // 2 Comments

Standard anamorphic film with analog soundtracks visible between the image and perforations on the left. The apparent noise you see on the outside of, and in between the [more...]

Musings on Torrents

Monday, May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

File exchange on a distributed network Torrents are wonderful things. For those who are unfamiliar (and it is entirely possible to be unfamiliar yet still be a regular user), [more...]

Selection News

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 // 1 Comment

Josh on his way to a 6:27.03 in the 5000m There has been a great deal of anxiety surrounding the final list of competitors for speed skating in the upcoming Olympic Winter [more...]

Undo the Folded Lie

Thursday, December 10, 2009 // 2 Comments

(The Earth Debate: Part 5) the current warming trend has more to do with us than the sun, anybody who tells you otherwise is a filthy liar I am angry. I’m angry at the [more...]
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