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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.

posted @ Saturday, November 28, 2009 11:02 AM | Feedback (1)

A classy way to quit

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).

posted @ Thursday, November 26, 2009 10:22 AM | Feedback (0)

Laptop Steering Wheel Desk

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift for the driver with no attention span in your life? You need the Laptop Steering Wheel Desk.

posted @ Friday, November 20, 2009 4:43 PM | Feedback (0)

Trojan Detection


posted @ Thursday, November 19, 2009 3:16 PM | Feedback (0)


posted @ Tuesday, November 17, 2009 2:29 PM | Feedback (0)

It’s funny because it’s true

posted @ Sunday, November 15, 2009 10:30 PM | Feedback (0)

WoW hotkey fail

Hotkey bug! The Blizzard staff response makes it even better.

posted @ Sunday, November 15, 2009 10:27 PM | Feedback (0)

Modern Warfare 2 boycott fail

Kotaku.com: What Modern Warfare 2 Boycotters Are Playing

posted @ Sunday, November 15, 2009 5:34 PM | Feedback (0)

Google Wave – theory vs practice

Tags: Google

posted @ Saturday, November 14, 2009 11:02 AM | Feedback (0)

A collection of awesomeness from Uberreview.com

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...

posted @ Tuesday, November 10, 2009 9:08 PM | Feedback (1)

Stormtroopers 365

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.

posted @ Tuesday, November 10, 2009 8:44 PM | Feedback (0)

OpenOffice mouse

The new OpenOffice mouse looks like it was designed by the same team who developed the software. Take that comment however you like ;)

posted @ Tuesday, November 10, 2009 12:00 PM | Feedback (0)

Students in Denmark Allowed Full Access to the Internet During Exams

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.

posted @ Monday, November 9, 2009 1:30 PM | Feedback (1)


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