To this day, I don’t still understand why my friend Sam didn’t like The Terror by Dan Simmons. I couldn’t put it down! Historical Fiction (the catastrophic Franklin arctic expedition) and Horror Story, it was a chilling and hyperrealistic tale. The Terror ? It was the name of the boat, the terrifying cold winter and… Read more »
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While on vacation I read quite a few books, listened to music and watched quite a few movies. I thought I’d point a few gems to you all: Rodéo Boulevard has a really good rythm to it. I just discovered Anis and I can’t really even tell you what the music genre would be. French… Read more »
Just updated my list of recommended restaurants to check out in Paris, would love feedback.
Boston Jig, originally uploaded by frenchguy. Filmed in the South End in Boston, at the Metro PCS on Washington, next to the new Church of Scientology building. How fitting.
Got an opportunity to finish a few books during the break. Just before going on vacation, I read the Twilight Watch which I thought was actually the best of the series so far (It follows The Night Watch and The Day Watch ); I was surprised and I don’t know if all will agree, I’ll… Read more »
As I read blogs and articles about DIY electronics projects, I learn about gizmos that I want to gain first hand knowledge on. One such are small LCD screens (not monitors !) which are available from many vendors. Following the Arduino tutorial, I discovered that many require up to 11 pins on the Arduino. Sparkfun… Read more »
I am always up for the deep, cold, long challenging dives. So when an opportunity came along to dive the wreck of the Pinthis, I jumped on it. The wreck is nearly 100 feet of deep freezing waters (barely hitting high 40s), a rough (flat seas) and long (40 minutes) trip from the (rich and… Read more »
Just received the two Stickduinos I had ordered. Not sure what I am going to do with them just yet but they look like a great way to build a USB HID device
No it don’t. Chris did a really good job with a cool design though: