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Geek 2.0

posted 26 May 2006 09:35 by Derek Lakin :: 4 Comments
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These days if you've got a new(ish) idea then it's got to be Something 2.0. SOA 2.0, Web 2.0, and so on. It doesn't necessarily mean it's really new, but there's a new spin to it. Well last night I think we came up with Geek 2.0! James Governor was kind Read More

Spore at E3

posted 11 May 2006 09:48 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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The guys at Electronics Arts/Maxis have been giving a demo of the much anticipated new game from Will Wright: SPORE. IGN have a download of the video of the demo given at E3 and it is awesome! It shows off the game selection screen, where you choose which Read More

Catching Up

posted 04 May 2006 15:04 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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I've been particularly bad at blogging here on Digital Thoughts recently and for this I apologise. I have been (barely) managing to keep up with my posting over on Bill's Baby and Web 2.0 Blog, but things have been particularly slack here.The reason for Read More

Computers and the Internet According to "normal" People

posted 06 April 2006 11:44 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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I just got sent this link about how "normal" people perceive computers and the Internet. Here's some of the funny ones (they're funny becuase they're true!)Computers get slower and slower with time; this is perfectly normal, and the only thing to do Read More

MIX 'o6 in Vegas

posted 05 April 2006 13:37 by Derek Lakin :: 1 Comments
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I wasn't fortunate enough to go myself, but my good friend Paul did go and has written up his report of the sessions he attended. Maybe it's just Paul's twisted peculiar strange different unique outlook on life, but his experiences in Las Vegas aren't Read More

Optimising Windows Vista under Virtual PC

posted 21 March 2006 11:14 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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For those of you that don't have the spare hardware to try out Windows Vista on a separate box Virtual PC makes an ideal alternative. Ben Armstrong has a great post on how to optimise Virtual PC for running Windows Vista.The more memory you can assign Read More

Stargate Worlds Website

posted 02 March 2006 12:04 by Derek Lakin :: 0 Comments
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The official website for Stargate Worlds (that I talked about before) has now been launched.The content is a bit limited at the moment, but over time this will obviously grow. The forums have already been running for a while now and is a much better resource Read More

Holiday Time

I'm off to Vancouver for a week so I won't be posting here until I come back. Until then enjoy the view: Read More

Stargate Worlds

Just a week ago I was mourning the cancellation of the nearly complete FPS game Stargate SG1 The Alliance. Today, however, there is light at the end of the tunnel for SG1 computer games, this time in the guise of Stargate Worlds, a MMORPG being created Read More

Stargate Game Cancelled

Just weeks before it was ready for release the enormously anticipated FPS game Stargate the Alliance has been cancelled :( It was confirmed on the official forums a couple of days ago after rumours and stories started to hit the internet: "It pains Read More

Flyakite OSX 3 Released

If you like the look of MacOSX, but have a PC then you can get pretty close with the FlyaKite GUIKit. As reported over on Aqua-Soft: "We’ve been waiting for this release for over half a year, but the wait was well worth it. This release includes the Read More

Windows Live Messenger Beta Invites

After my initial flurry of inviting close friends I've now got some more invites to hand out for the new Windows Live Messenger (Messenger 8) beta. First five to comment get an invite. Read More

KoL's VistaXP Theme Pulled

This isn't (and won't) be my normal fare on this blog, but I feel that Microsoft have really got it wrong on this subject. First of all what's happened? Francisco Javier Ocasio Gotay (aka KoL) is one of the best and well-known artists in the theming Read More

Virgin Galactic Space Port

Virgin Galactic and the State of New Mexico have announced an agreement to build a 27 square mile $200 million space port in the southern part of the state. How awesome is that!? A huge great space port from which tourists will be able to visit space Read More

IconBuffet Free Delivery

If you have installed one of the Express editions of Visual Studio and signed up for the registration benefits then you may already be aware of IconBuffet as they have provided a large number of free icons. In addition to this they are now offering Read More
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