Later today, I'm presenting some work on the
Intelligent Networked Airport project
at a Cambridge Alumni event in Hong Kong at the
Aside from the slightly alarming jetlag, its a great place to visit! some more info of my home talks page
I also had a tour of CS in the PolyU and saw some excellent mobile/mesh demos, and a really cool biometric lab (with chinese medicine intergrated in biometric ID!), and a model car/ITS lab, plus of course Henry Chan's new lab for the airport work.
on the way back, i was pleased to be flying Air New Zealand who were not only cheap, but also very good - 30-40 films on a VOD system - including (what I watched)
twilight - kind of like Near Dark, but slightly better
4 xmases - reese withersoon vehicle - basically naff, but likeable - the bloke is very drop dead pan amusing
slumdog millionaire - i prefer the book, but the film doesn't pull many punches - very good
my best friend's girlfriend - great idea fairly well done (bloke messes up dates deliberately for money from ex-s who want their girlfriend back) _ typical hollywood bottleout ending ruins it.
happy-go-lucky - mike leigh movie in a good mood - simply awesome
body of lies - not as good as other recent sensible US movies in the middle east, but not bad at all.
enchanted - fabulous combination of animation and pretty camp live action in NY.
the day the earth caught fire - diabolical remake of classic story.
quantum of solace - bond - better than US government bond, but only just