Here’s a nice weekend read: The story of the computer programming required for the Apollo missions. It’s a long read, but not quite this long.
As we mourn the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and contemplate its political implications lets also look at two of her cultural contributions. First the documentary, RBG which led to her have the nickname, The Notorious RBG. Then there was the Hollywood version of her early life story, On The Basis of Sex. As for […]
The annual City 2 Surf fun run has joined the casualty list with the event not occurring this year. Instead the organisers are hosting a virtual event. Runners are given a time frame to complete a run on any route that they want. It’s a novel idea and something that is welcome as the city […]
The Adam Goodes mural is a fitting tribute to the great footballer and equally great man. Created by Apparition Media, the mural went up last month in Surry Hills. It is a fitting accompaniment to the two documentaries that have been released over recent months on the champion and there’s hope that it will visible […]
Directed by D. W. Young, The Booksellers is a documentary on antiquarian book shops. Here’s the trailer: This documentary tells the story of the book shops’ survival in the digital age and the readers who span the age spectrum. While this bureau must confess to the usage of ebooks over hard copies (well designed magazines […]