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PHD Comics: Abstract Mad Libs
This comic presents a novel method for composing the epitome for scholarly works....
funny  comics  PhD  Academia  abstract  paper  publication 
february 2009 by rafaeldff
Sad Trombone
A companion to instantrimshot.com.
funny  site  sound  noise  trombone  instant  instantrimshot 
august 2008 by rafaeldff
Revista Wave - Entrevista com o cartunista Arnaldo Branco
O problema é que existe esse mito de que o brasileiro é engraçado, bem-humorado, o país da piada. Mentira. Aqui o índice de analfabetismo funcional nivela por baixo a capacidade de entender humor - e brasileiro não aceita gozação (...)
pt-br  interview  ArnaldoBranco  comedy  humor  brazil  funny  comics 
may 2008 by rafaeldff
Daring Fireball: Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang's Company-Wide Memo Regarding the Microsoft Takeover Bid
"Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang’s Company-Wide Memo Regarding the Microsoft Takeover Bid" -- John Gruber doing his stuff.
blog  post  funny  humor  marketing  business  buzzword  text  PR  memo  DaringFireball  JohnGruber  Yahoo  Microsoft 
february 2008 by rafaeldff
Agile Software Development - Dilbert on XP
"Okay, Here's a story: You give me all of my features or I'll ruin your life"
dilbert  comics  XP  programming  agile  humor  funny  software  engineering  ScottAdams 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
Network - xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe
XKCD is awesome. I know everybody already knows that, but, you know, it needs to be said more often. Like this: "XKCD is awesome". See?
xkcd  comic  network  networking  computing  humor  funny 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
Coining a term: SaaS-turbation | Negative Approach - CNET Blogs
"SaaS-turbation (Noun):
Browser based, unsatisfying, on-demand version of a desktop application"
blog  post  DaveRosenberg  CNet  SaaS  funny  humor  via:MichaelCoté  web  desktop 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
Procrastination FlowChart
Man, drawing this up must have taken a ton of work..
chart  funny  procrastination  efficiency  flowchart  pig  graphic  diagram  productivity  humor 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
24: The Unaired 1994 Pilot - CollegeHumor video
Jack Bauer saving the world with 1994 technology. Hilarious.
video  parody  funny  humor  24  JackBauer  90s  Web  satire  TV  tech  collegehumor 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
Improbable Research - The 2007 Ig Nobel Prize Winners
Cool, they've announced the winners for this year. I would highlight the chemistry and linguistics awards.
page  humor  funny  award  science  improbable  IgNobel  prize  2007  announcement  news  research 
october 2007 by rafaeldff
David Rupp's Blog: The Last Language War / Language Trolling Post You'll Ever Need To Read (Hopefully)
A dialog (actually a "conference panel") between Java, Ruby, Erlang, Lisp, Haskell and ML Pretty funny, don't forget to check out the comments for more laughs.
blog  post  funny  DavidRupp  humor  PL  programming  language  languages  satire  advocacy  dialog 
october 2007 by rafaeldff
York University
As of September 2007 this university Web Site sports on the front page a very entertaining flash advertisement promoting interdisciplinarity.
site  page  advertisement  flash  ad  funny  fun  interdisciplinarity  academia  knowledge  university  YorkU  York  canada  education  marketing 
october 2007 by rafaeldff
Hacker News | Paul Graham is so good, Arc is Blub for him.Paul Graham is so good, he does just...
Paul Graham facts. Sample: "Paul Graham needs no forks to dine with Philosophers.", "Paul Graham directly experiences Platonic world of ideas and finds an investor for each of them.", and "All lambda expressions terminate in logarithmic time when evaluate
funny  list  page  PaulGraham  facts  humor  lisp  math  programming  geek  HackerNews  quotes  jokes 
september 2007 by rafaeldff
Minesweeper : The Movie ( DESTRUCTOID )
"-Why are you here soldier?
-To rid the world of mines...
-And don't you forget it"
funny  fun  video  game  spoof  parody  MineSweeper  puzzle 
august 2007 by rafaeldff
From 9 till 2 - Bingo!
"Over the years I must have heard quite a few Microsoft talks, and have developed a 'Bingo Scorecard' to keep my mind occupied during long powerpoint assaults." ... "'Orthoganol' - 5 points" "'SuperExcited' - 7 points." ....
blog  post  funny  humor  DavidIng  event  talk  presentation  jargon  microsoft  tech 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
The Complicator's Gloves - Worse Than Failure
"I will leave you with this bit of advice: the next time you find yourself designing software, be wary of The Complicators; take a good, hard look at your first revision and just say to yourself, "gloves.""
article  funny  tale  software  engineering  process  architecture  design  advice  WTF  simplicity  complexity  programming  humor 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
KimchyBlog » Blog Archive » Javaland needs some "fakesteves"
Fake Steve has been ported to Java (WORA, innit?). Now we have fakerod, fakegavin and fakerabile.
funny  blog  post  java  JavaEE  community  Spring  JBoss  RodJohnson  GavinKing  MattRaible  fakesteve  ShayBanon 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
The "Is It a DSL or an API?" Ten Question Checklist - O'Reilly ONLamp Blog
"Slapping punctuation characters on barewords isn’t a sign of anything." Heh.
ruby  language  DSL  funny  humor  blog  post  chromatic  oreilly  O'Reilly  API 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
Idéias antigas: Tradução simultânea
John Gruber-esque translation from Bush-speak to Portuguese for the recent Environment Is Important speech.
blog  post  funny  pt-br  Paranthropus  IdéiasAntigas  Ecology  portuguese  environment  energy  politics  satire  GeorgeWBush  Bush  US 
june 2007 by rafaeldff
Comments on Comments
From old SunOS code: "Enter zombie state. Wake up parent and init processes, and dispose of children." Perfectly normal operating system comment, and yet...
article  fun  SunOS  Solaris  code  kernel  comment  comments  funny  interesting  history 
may 2007 by rafaeldff
YouTube - The Retrooencabulator
A commenter at Youtube said it best, "I don't recommend implementing a retroencabulator in a way that positions it perpendicular with first-generation Melcor thebulizers, as high levels of dichromic emissions have been known to escape the formiculite cont
video  movie  ad  advertisement  funny  humor  Rockwell  jargon  tech  equipment 
april 2007 by rafaeldff
UML: The Positive Spin
Bertrand Meyer's pamphlet bashing UML. Very entertaining.
article  BertrandMeyer  UML  pamphlet  essay  rant  bashing  OO  Eiffel  modeling  funny  SE  SoftwareEngineering  software  engineering 
march 2007 by rafaeldff
ITworld.com - "Home truths" about computing
"The number of utterly impossible things that computers are expected to do automatically, doubles every 18 months." and many more.
article  column  ITWorld  SeanMcGrath  programming  computing  IT  CS  funny  humor  jokes 
march 2007 by rafaeldff
Guardian Unlimited | Comment is free | I hate Macs
"Macs are glorified Fisher-Price activity centres for adults; computers for scaredy cats too nervous to learn how proper computers work; computers for people who earnestly believe in feng shui."
article  rant  CharlieBrooker  mac  macs  Macintosh  Apple  advert  advertisement  ad  TheGuardian  Guardian  funny  bashing 
february 2007 by rafaeldff
Fashionable Dictionary
Dictionary of fashionable intellectual nonsense. Example: "Gödel: A man with a theorem. Has something to do with axioms. Importantly, shows that everything is relative. To be invoked with quantum things."
page  dictionary  funny  science  society 
january 2007 by rafaeldff
The Science Creative Quarterly
A dialogue with sarah, aged 3: in which it is shown that if your dad is a chemistry professor, asking “why” can be dangerous.
story  funny  geek  science  humor  chemistry  children  StephenMcNeil 
january 2007 by rafaeldff
REST for toddlers [dive into mark]
HTTP status codes for toddlers. Ex: [[415 Unsupported Media Type - “Don’t eat your boogers.”]]
blog  post  MarkPilgrim  funny  humor  REST  http  protocol  networking  response  codes  status  StatusCodes 
december 2006 by rafaeldff
lixo.org :: A first
Carlos Villela reports an experience so extraordinary that I simply don't buy it. I'll believe when someone publishes an independent confirmation. (The experience is, if you must ask, to successfully print a document on a new printer)
blog  post  cv  CarlosVillela  pc  hardware  funny  printer 
november 2006 by rafaeldff
The Daily WTF - Pop-up Potpourri: Announced By God
Several software error messages. JMeter warns about an error: "1 >= 0". And Dell's customer service is getting worse by the minute, see this message brought up during a drive hot swap: "... Press 'Y' if you promise not to do it again."
funny  software  error  messages  message  usability  ui  HCI 
august 2006 by rafaeldff
The True Story Of Network Layering - And The Origin Of The OSI Model
Douglas Comer finally unveils the long suspected Disney(tm) connection on the origins of OSI's 7 layers.
funny  article  DouglasComer  fun  humor  networking  network  OSI  layer  layering  layers  Disney  dwarfs  dwarf  geek  CS  computerscience 
august 2006 by rafaeldff
How To Criticize Computer Scientists
2-step process: profile and then zing. Ex: Theorist? "Isn't this just a straightforward extension of an old result by Hartmanis?". Experimentalist? "Isn't it obvious that there's a bottleneck in the system that prevents scaling to arbitrary size?"
funny  article  DouglasComer  Comer  academia  CS  computerscience  computing  criticism  SE  SoftwareEngineering  scalability  Humor 
august 2006 by rafaeldff
The Dilbert Blog: Sleepless in California
Scott Adams' pre-marital adventures (?) with cats, bananas, iougurt and poop.
ScottAdams  dilbert  blog  post  fun  funny  story  tale  humor  humour 
july 2006 by rafaeldff
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Nihilist Job Résumé.
"Skills: (...) I eschew all so-called personal development, instead dying under the premise that, when I'm a biodegrading mess of worm feed hopelessly buried beneath a fathom of dark earth, being able to type 70 words a minute really won't do me a modicum
funny  humor  humour  page  job  nihilism  nihilist  cv  article  fun  philosophy 
june 2006 by rafaeldff
The Fishbowl: This is Linux
"I could change it. It would just take too long." :-)
linux  OS  OperatingSystem  desktop  fun  funny  blog  post  CharlesMiller 
june 2006 by rafaeldff
The Fishbowl: The Mac is a Harsh Mistress
Another series of operating systems analogies (Macs are like...), but a pretty good one at that
mac  Macintosh  Apple  Microsoft  Ms  OS  OperatingSystem  culture  fun  funny  humor  humour  metaphor  blog  post  CharlesMiller 
june 2006 by rafaeldff
Alan J. Perlis - Epigrams on Programming
Excelent collection of epigrams such as "There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works." and "In programming, everything we do is a special case of something more general - and often we know it too quickly."
AlanPerlis  article  paper  ACM  quote  epigram  epigrams  quotes  SE  SoftwareEngineering  advice  wisdom  tips  funny  humor 
june 2006 by rafaeldff
The New Yorker "The Da Vinci Code" review
hilarious. "it is surely no coincidence that Howard sought out and hired almost the only young French actress who emits not a hint of sexual radiation"
critic  critique  review  bash  bashing  film  movie  cinema  funny  fun  humor  davincicode  newyorker 
may 2006 by rafaeldff
Alex Halavais » How to cheat good
A professors' howto guide for cheating "This is my Number 1 piece of advice, even if it is numbered eight. When you copy things from the web into Word, ignoring #3 above, don’t just “Edit > Paste” it into your document. When I am reading a document
fun  funny  blog  post  academic  academia  tips  howto  cheating  professor  teaching  edu  plagiarism 
may 2006 by rafaeldff
Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Brazil's first astronaut elevated to superhero status after 9-day voyage
:D "And the controversy didn't end there. Within minutes of Mr Pontes's return, the debate was raging in Brazil about the best actor to take on the role of the country's first man in space. On one newspaper website, Richard Gere led the polls, closely
TheGuardian  news  brazil  space  SpaceProgram  program  astronaut  MarcosCesarPontes  MarcosPontes  politics  science  technology  funny 
april 2006 by rafaeldff
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