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The Speed of Shadows

"Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed."
~ Howard Nemerov

The First Guitar Effects Pedal

The First Guitar Effects Pedal

The earliest sound effects were strictly studio productions. In the mid to late 1940s, recording engineers and experimental musicians such as Les Paul began manipulating reel-to-reel recording tape to create echo effects and unusual, futuristic sounds. Microph... Read More »

The Worst Sims Play

The Worst Sims Play

Years ago when I played The Sims I downloaded and added a Hacked telescope, when used at the right time, Sims get abducted by aliens and sometimes return pregnant - about 50% of the time the baby was an alien - this is where my evil plan comes in - keep repeat... Read More »

The Great NZ HDMI rip off

The Great NZ HDMI rip off

I was just flicking through the Dick Smith mailer while eating toast this morning, as you do, when I saw that they have HDMI cables on special at $29.99 - saving $29.99, which, if you can't be fucked doing maths involving that many 9s, comes to $59.98.  T... Read More »

Yet another guitar solo

Yet another guitar solo

As well as taking far too many photos and upsetting grammar nazis with my semi-eloquent rants, I also like to spend time hurting guitars.  Here's my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/initialnetnz... Read More »

The first video on YouTube

The first video on YouTube

Me at the zoo is the first video to have been uploaded to YouTube. It was uploaded at 8:27 pm on Saturday, April 23, 2005 by the site's cofounder Jawed Karim, with the username jawed. Described by The Observer as poor-quality, the nineteen-second video was sh... Read More »

The Same Mistakes

"If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner."
~ Tallulah Bankhead

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