Enough of the serious geeky topics; time for some fun geeky topics. If I want serious, I'll plot the steady decline of my investments, watching as their value approaches zero.
There's the widely distributed Dilbert
of course, but I also track User Friendly
and The Joy Of Tech
. I get a daily fix of all three. From time to time I'll stop by Wired and ValleyWag; here's a bit from Wired on doomsday machines
and another from ValleyWag on goofy computer ads
Then there's Oxford's list of the top ten irritating phrases
as well as a collection of sounds from failing hard drives
Apparently there is a proven correlation between success and facial hair as demonstrated here
The web is a wonderful repository of old commercials, such as EDS's airplane commercial
, a futuristic set from AT&T
, and also IBM's Magic Box
(I love the music therein). Lots and lots of old IBM ads
may be found if you poke around a bit.
And, finally one that is unlike all the others, Amy Walker offering 21 different accents
Quote of the day:Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
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