Monthly Archives: August 2006

Don’t believe the truth

Well, what would you think? 🙂

 

FBI Asylum Pizza [snopes.com]. Mmmmmm… pizza.

Maths quotes

100 sit-ups

There’s more great comic strips like this at Matthias Beck‘s homepage [sfsu.edu].

Welcome to the 90’s…

I’m glad that PC technology is so advanced nowadays… I saw a PC World advert on TV just now:

 

Greasy youth: “Dual-core? What’s that?”
Assistant: “Dual-core lets you do more than one thing at once – downloading your emails while you upload your photos

 

Well thank goodness for that! PC World has finally discovered co-operative multitasking.

 

(… which, yes, was already old by the 70’s. And the Amiga had pre-emptive multitasking from day 1 :))

What’s the internet for, again?

Ah, the genius of combining two of the best uses of the ‘net in one place [video.google.com] 😉

If you’ve not already been to see it, Avenue Q is truly excellent 🙂

(And bridging a neat gap between this post and the previous, apparently “Nobody knows how to spell “bestiality”“! [slate.com])

spásh∂l lít'∂r-∂-sé

There’s a great website at Spatial Literacy where such things as the distribution of surnames or internet usage by postcode can be looked-up.

 

(And take a guess at how many people, out of an office of 11 working in the High-Tech industry, were able to spell this URL right first time…

 

… and guess how many different variations of the word “spatial” there were :))