November 2009 Entries
Writer Evan Ratliff Tried to Vanish: Here’s What Happened – an interesting story of trying to shed your identity in our digital age.
Amusement on more than one level: One of my co-workers quit today. We found this on his desktop. 1. The picture is funny, and that’s an amusing way to quit. 2. The comments quickly degenerate into a flame war, which may provide additional amusement (YMMV).
Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the driver with no attention span in your life? You need the Laptop Steering Wheel Desk.
Hotkey bug! The Blizzard staff response makes it even better.
Kotaku.com: What Modern Warfare 2 Boycotters Are Playing
Some uber stuff via Uberreview.com. Categorised for your clicking pleasure.
T-Shirts Anatomically correct 8 bit invaders Google map marker tragedy Star Wars Dead Tauntaun Wedding Cake Imperial Star Destroyer Cake Pumpkins Steampunk Jack O Lantern Other Linked mugs make it easier to fetch coffee – however they defeat the point. If it’s your job to fetch the coffee then it’s meant to suck, and you’re not supposed to get options to make it easier. Your only option to make it easier is to start...
Stormtroopers 365 is a window into the daily lives of 2 plastic Stormtroopers, as chronicled via Flickr. I’m not doing a very good job of selling it, but if you’re a Star Wars fan then you’ll appreciate it. 374,685 views across 221 photos can’t be wrong.
The new OpenOffice mouse looks like it was designed by the same team who developed the software. Take that comment however you like ;)
In an interesting move, Students in Denmark are allowed full access to the internet during exams. I wonder how long it’ll take before this is applied to professional certifications – it’s always seemed crazy to require candidates to memorise data which they’d normally just search for in a work situation.