Archive for January, 2011

Date: January 18th, 2011
Cate: Video Games
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SPACECHEM – End of the Line

Finished the game, finished all the challenges. Completely excellent! If you liked The Codex of Alchemical Engineering or KOHCTPYKTOP, then the $20 for SpaceChem is totally worth it.

Date: January 13th, 2011
Cate: Regular


Jenny got a deep fryer for Christmas (thanks Yvonne!) and went out looking for videos on how to use it. I’m going to say… she succeeded:

Here’s another video from the same guy:

Date: January 4th, 2011
Cate: Video Games


Remember this? Well I sure do, and my employer certainly remembers the gigantic hole it left in my productivity. That feeling of dread is coming over me again, because Zachtronics has a new Game For Engineers™: SpaceChem! I just finished the demo, loved it, and am waiting for the full game to finish downloading. If you don’t see me again for a month… well, that would actually be pretty good for this blog.

Date: January 3rd, 2011
Cate: Regular

.30€ a base pair, same as in town

Herb Sutter made a post mentioning that 2010 is the year that we all realized we are living in a Cyberpunk World. I have another example to add: I recieved this email during 2010. I just can’t think of a more cyberpunk thing than a Chinese company, advertising custom gene synthesis… through spam!