“If you can’t tag him, does he even exist?” From The Independent, here’s a humorous take on that rare phenomenon: the person who doesn’t use social media. HT: Sean Breathnach
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Amazon Is Prepared For A Zombie Apocalypse
Most people do not read the terms of service associated with the numerous services they sign up to. I know I don’t! But obviously some people have, or maybe Amazon’s legal team either have a sense of humour or way too much time on their hands .. Who knows? In any case the terms of […]
Technology advances all the time and new technologies can bring challenges for users ..
XKCD on Tech for Tech’s Sake
This recent cartoon from XKCD will strike a chord with many, especially those of us who maintain aging systems.
Fun Video Mashes Telephone Moments from over Fifty Films [Video]
The telephone is as old as cinema, and from its beginnings has provided a very useful narrative device for the medium. Why bother to bring characters together, when they can just pick the phone? And the phone itself can become a plot point: answering a phone is a moment filled with possibilities, especially if the call is coming […]
Build your Own Jony Ive Soundtrack!
For those fanboys and girls who just can’t get enough of Jony Ive saying “aluminium” in his soothing English tones, check out JonyJive.com! Choose from a range of words and phrases used by Apple’s design guru, and construct your own hypnotic, if meaningless utterances! View image | gettyimages.com How about: I can’t articulate why soft, […]
Fatherhood? Piece of Cake! [Video]
Those of us who are dads know that, while it’s important to be dependable, supportive, encouraging, patient and kind, what we’re really good at is taking the bows on centre stage. That, and opening jars. So here’s a tribute to some dad-heroes who make it all look so easy. [youtube]https://youtu.be/5xiMbHO6NyI[/youtube] Of course, Dad fails are just as common – […]
Cat Terminal Velocity & the Cat-Butter Perpetual Motion Machine
So cats always land on their feet? Well – maybe they do – but that’s not what saves them from death. It turns out that feline aerodynamics are such that a cat’s ‘terminal velocity’ – the constant speed it reaches when acceleration due to gravity is equal and opposite to the drag caused by air resistance – is […]
Can’t Get an Apple Watch? Never Mind – Just Build an Apple II Watch Instead!
Apple Watch goes on view today in the US UK and other countries – but not yet in Ireland. But here’s a fun project to design an build an anachronistic Apple II Watch – a device that never was! Amateur electronics designer Aleator777 spent about 3 weeks designing and building his tongue-in-cheek timepiece. He’s even written […]
First There was a Guinea Pig Bridge, Then a YouTube Video, Now a Song!
The next time someone says “what has the Internet ever done for us“, show them this video. I rest my case 🙂 Beannachtaí na Cásca – Happy Easter! HT: Boing Boing