Hi. I’m Kythin, and I’m addicted to data.

…and I don’t mean the character from Star Trek TNG.

Google has been put in a lot of hotwater here in Australia recently for collecting data from wifi networks around the country while out and about in their street view cars. When I first read about this my initial reaction was that it would be useful information to overlay on a map – maybe filtered by carrier so you can find the nearest area that you can get a connection to your chosen ISP via wifi instead of using up your phone’s data cap. That would be useful data! Continue reading

Geek & Nerd T-Shirts!

People often ask me where I get my shirts, since I’m almost always wearing something aimed at geeks, nerds or gamers to cover my torso. Usually I don’t remember because I get them from all over the place, including eBay sometimes, but the best stores can sometimes be hard to find as it’s a pretty big market on the internet. So here’s a list of my favourites, please leave a comment if you want your store listed and I’ll check it out first (no cafepress / spreadshirt shops please, just propper stores). If I like it, I’ll add it to the list and probably buy something at the same time 🙂 Continue reading