Dec 252015

The Force Awakens posterThe new Star Wars movie has been an unqualified commercial success. The vast majority of the fans love it, and online you can find hundreds of reviews praising it.

So I thought I’ll present a contrarian point of view. Here’s everything I didn’t like about The Force Awakens.

Before you read this review, it is important to know where I’m coming from: I loved the original trilogy, hated the prequels (which I don’t even want to consider as canon) and pretty much ignored all the expanded universe stuff with the notable exception of the Timothy Zahn book trilogy “Heir To The Empire”, “Dark Force Rising” and “The Last Command” which I loved.

This review contains spoilers.


Mar 112015

MacBook Colours

The new Apple MacBook reinforces a trend I was worried about for a long time. Computers that are so impractical in design that are actually just fashion accessories.

How else can you describe a computer with no expandability and virtually no ports which comes in a variety of colours?
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