The Double is based on a Dovstoevesky story about a man who meets his doppelganger — but this movie by Richard Ayoade owes a huge debt to Kafka, too. And stylistically, it really is like a fan-film of Terry Gilliam's Brazil. And it does a brilliant job of capturing the horrors of a soul-crushing job and an empty life.
Richard Ayoade might be best known as Moss from The IT Crowd — but he's also the co-creator of the sublime horror spoof Garth Marenghi's Dark Place, and director of the movie Submarine. And now he's crafting a dark doppelganger story, The Double, based on a Dovstoevsky tale.
What is better than a double back flip performed by one motorcycle stuntman? The same aerial maneuver performed by two stuntmen at the same time, side-by-side.
First there was the strangely Nintendo cartridge-like USB HDD dock, then there was the USB hub version. Now the strange external drive dock has got two slots for either 3.5- or 2.5-inch SATA drives, and also connects to your PC via eSata. There's one connection for each, mind you, so you'd better have a few slots…
Samsung has just rolled out a 30nm 64Gb NAND flash memory chip, which happens to be the world's densest. By packing together the maximum of 16 of the multi level cells, a memory card containing 128GB of storage space can conceivably be created.