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 […]
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Technology advances all the time and new technologies can bring challenges for users ..
This recent cartoon from XKCD will strike a chord with many, especially those of us who maintain aging systems.
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 […]
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, […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
We’ve all seen ‘Hitler Reacts’. Now meet El Risitas – the Spanish comedian who can’t stop laughing at his own stories. He’s the new template for a string of parody videos where the subtitles all tell a different story as he laughs himself sick. In this latest video, Apple’s new MacBook is presented as the result of […]