Author Archives: Leefe
So, all the big name supermarkets are implementing self-scan checkouts. Is this to make checkout faster? Reduce staffing numbers? Save the supermarkets money? Or just put more load back on the customers? A bit like ‘client side scripting’ I suppose. … Continue reading
Concerned about the safety of the Red Shirts at the Apple Stores. Will they all make it through Christmas?
Looking into my local Apple Store, I noticed all the employees were wearing Red Shirts. Combined with the look and feel of the store, like something out of a Star Trek episode, I’m concerned about their safety. Will they all … Continue reading
An alliance of Australian retailers trying to make themselves still relevant in the online shopping world (something they have ignored for may years hoping it would die) have decided to try and emulate the US’s Cyber Monday with their effort … Continue reading
Looking down into my bowl of noodles at a restaurant in China Town tonight, I couldn’t help but imagine a bowl of yellow and green tentacles. They tasted very good, but, was the place visited by an Elder God before … Continue reading
Walking past Galaxy Bookshop in Sydney CBD I noticed what Dr Who must use when he needs to chill out… the Tardis bong. Oh, wait, it’s just a tea pot.
Tonight Mark Pesce showed off his secret project at Fishburners. A light cube with integrated computer/web server, that can be remotely controlled via Wi-Fi; can react to movement of the cube; and can talk to another cube via Wi-Fi. And, … Continue reading
You know that times must be tough for Yoda when you find he has to write advertising for Citibank. Make everyday, fee free. We have.
What do mad scientist birds have in their laboratories? Beakers, of course.