Rod Douglas was born in 1947, suspiciously about one week after Aleister Crowley, famous British occultist and believer in reincarnation, died. I’m not linking the two but it’s worth remembering. He died in August this year, so I wrote a eulogy, you're welcome to read it.
Jeremy Hardy appeared on The News Quiz, where he decided it would be the ideal time to disparage the working class and their desire to visit the pub and drink alcohol.
The Commodore 64 was an outstanding machine, its glorious 16 colour palette and 1 MHz processor kept me entertained for hours. Its biggest asset though was its custom sound chip, the SID, the real sound of my youth.
Everyone's got a couple of PlayStation 2's lying about their house, right? I know I do, but what do you do when you turn it on and there's no picture, the fix is easier than you might think...
Jeff Minter wrote an astoundingly prescient article for Commodore Computing International back in 1988. It predicted Google Earth, touch interfaces, electronic ink and Atari's survival. Oops.