Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.




July 2015

Kung Fury : Learning to Hate Laser Raptors

by Alexandre Denault, on Kickstarters, Movies, KungFu, 1980s

Kung Fury is the perfect example of the creative powers that can be funded through a Kickstarter campaign. Described as a love letter to the 1980s, Kung Fury is an over-the-top Swedish martial arts comedy short film. Written, directed, and starring David Sandberg, the movie gathered over 600,000 USD during its funding campaign. The movie debuted as the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and then was made available on several…



April 2015

10 Years of Blogging

by Alexandre Denault, on Transformers, Hardware, Videogames, Movies, Linux, Blogs, Apple

Back in April 15, 2005, I wrote : Why would I have a blog? I’ve had different webpages since I’ve been on the Internet (around 1996). But times are changing. Personnal webpages are out, Blogs are in. What’s a guy to do? Four days latter, I wrote my first blog post, describing the importance of upgrading the BIOS on my new MSI K8T Neo2 motherboard. Today, I am…



February 2009

Live action what?

by Alexandre Denault, on Transformers, GI Joe, Movies

2009 is gearing up to be an insane year for cartoon classic being re-released as live action movies. The Superbowl was nice enough to provide us with two very nice trailers. First is G.I.Joe. Quite similar to the original cartoon show, but now all the heroes are wearing X-men-like stealth suits. Second is Transformers. Of course, very little information has been released on which Transformer characters will be…