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Rod Douglas

By on Wednesday, 9 September 2015 in People, Uncategorized | 1 comment

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…

Jeff Minter: Futurist

By on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 in Gaming, People | 0 comments

Jeff Minter wrote an article for Commodore Computing International back in 1988 that predicted Google Earth, touch interfaces, the Microsoft Surface and that Atari would be the company that would do it all.

If it wasn’t for that last bit, I’d be hailing him as a modern day Nostradamus. Oh well…