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Social Status: The guy who spread Keyboard Cat fever | Technology | Los Angeles Times
On its own, the Keyboard Cat video might elicit a smile and a chuckle. But when the adorable feline pounding its paws on a musical keyboard is preceded by an awkward, pain-inducing video of someone falling down an escalator or screaming at his parents, you have the latest Internet meme.
humor  internet  video  funny  cats 
june 2009 by ulrichp
Main Page - Deletionpedia
Where Wikipedia pages deleted for being 'too trivial' go to die... or to live on forever, as it were.
interesting  humor  internet  politics  historyweb  trivia  funny  geeky 
september 2008 by ulrichp
Google Chrome
The comic explaining the ideas behind the browser.
interesting  software  internet  opensource  freeware  google  javascript  web2.0  comics  firefox  web  design  safari  webkit 
september 2008 by ulrichp
Mozilla Labs » Blog Archive » Introducing Ubiquity
Combining the web with words to let people make their own mashups.
development  tools  internet  programming  mashups  web  firefox  mozilla 
august 2008 by ulrichp
That was epic
"decontextualized video comments become modern pieces of poetry"
video  poetry  internet  art  design  interesting 
august 2008 by ulrichp
ThinkGeek :: Cellphone Signal Extender
If this thing actually works, it is my dream product. If I were made of money, I would buy two. My cellphone reception is horrible (with ANY phone, not just my iPhone), both at work and at home. I've spent the last 45 minutes at work trying to get a signal.
internet  technology  wishlist  mobile  shopping  gadgets  cellphones 
august 2008 by ulrichp
Indiana Jones and Nuke the Fridge (kottke.org)
'nuke the fridge': it's cinema's version of 'jumping the shark'
humor  interesting  internet  movies  linguistics 
june 2008 by ulrichp
Ease of use is still an issue (Scripting News)
"If my mother drove her car like she drives her Mac the streets of NYC would not be a safe place to drive."
amusing  internet  web  family 
may 2008 by ulrichp
Fluid - Free Site Specific Browser for Mac OS X Leopard
Creates native OS X applications for a single site, or "single site browsers." Has a JavaScript API for creating dock badges, Growl notifications, and the like from a website.
development  freeware  safari  interesting  internet  javascript  mac  osx  software  tools  useful  webdev 
february 2008 by ulrichp
Commenter Business Meeting 2 - CollegeHumor video
What happens if people at a retirement party act like comments on the internet? SPOILER ALERT
humor  internet  lolcats  video 
september 2007 by ulrichp
Shut Up I Hack You
Script kiddies gone wild. Actually pretty hilarious even for the non-techie crowd: watch as a 'hacker' is tricked into aiming his 'attacks' at his own computer.
computers  hacks  humor  internet 
august 2007 by ulrichp
Inform 7
Inform is a design system for interactive fiction, a new medium for writers which began with adventure games in the late 1970s and is now used for everything from literary narrative fiction through to plotless conceptual art.
art  books  computers  development  fiction  games  history  if  interesting  internet  literature  mac  opensource  programming  project  software  todo  tools  useful  videogames  windows  writing 
august 2007 by ulrichp
CRACKED.com - More Accurate Wikipedia Warnings
Fortunately Wikipedia, being dynamic and forward thinking, already has those potential headaches worked out.
humor  interesting  internet 
august 2007 by ulrichp
Man burns down trailer in online feud - Yahoo! News
ELM MOTT, Texas - A Navy man who got mad when someone mocked him as a "nerd" over the Internet climbed into his car and drove 1,300 miles from Virginia to Texas to teach the other guy a lesson.
internet  news  wtf 
july 2007 by ulrichp
Creating a Cute Cat Frenzy - TIME
Time on lolcats: "...the reigning instance of an Internet meme, a running gag that won't stop running but instead reproduces and mutates in the petri dish of the Net's collective imagination."
humor  internet  lolcats  news  technology 
july 2007 by ulrichp
the "ad hominem fallacy" fallacy
"As soon as the suspicion of an insult appears, they summon the angels of ad hominem to smite down their foes, before ascending to argument heaven in a blaze of sanctimonious glory."
humor  philosophy  logic  interesting  internet 
june 2007 by ulrichp
byteCoder (a blog by Bill Heyman) » Blog Archive » Xerox 1974: “[Ethernet] would be a failure”
"Here’s a memo from a Xerox PARC (engineer, I presume), Robert Bachrach...suggesting that the Ethernet approach to networking can’t possible meet the necessary requirements..."
history  humor  interesting  internet  science  networking 
june 2007 by ulrichp
Slashdot | TJX Breach Began With WEP Crack
It seems that the loss of over 45 million credit card numbers and more than 450,000 SSNs, driver's license numbers, and military identifications began with someone using a "telescope-shaped" antenna at a wireless link at a Marshall's near St. Paul, Minnes
security  news  internet  money 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Slashdot | AOL's Embarassing Password Woes
"Well, it turns out that when someone signs up for an AOL.com account, the user appears to be allowed to enter up to a 16-character password. AOL's system, however, doesn't read past the first eight characters."
security  internet  wtf  idiocy 
may 2007 by ulrichp
13-year-old conman wore pricey suits, hired escorts | NEWS.com.au
A 13-year-old boy who lives with his grandmother has been exposed as one of Britain's biggest internet conmen. The boy earned more than $607,000 by posing as the boss of several multinational companies selling various goods.
crime  news  internet  wtf 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Hackszine.com: HOW TO: Remote desktop to a Windows server through a firewall with Putty
I can never remember how to do this when I need to; luckily, Hackszine remembers for me.
howto  windows  linux  security  interesting  work  computers  internet 
may 2007 by ulrichp
LOLTrek « Live Granades
What would lolcats show if they had a TV channel? Star Trek. Duh. "We Has Tribbles, and Also Troubles."
animals  geekery  humor  internet  scifi  television 
may 2007 by ulrichp
The Eye of Argon by Jim Theis
"The Eye of Argon" was published in 1970 in the journal of the Ozark SF Society, issue 10. Photocopies - invariably with the last page missing - circulated for decades, and it became a regular sf convention challenge to read Jim Theis's mangled prose wit
fiction  humor  internet  literature  scifi  writing 
may 2007 by ulrichp
Andrew makes songs from your instructions. Good Lord, he's pretty good. I've never heard anyone sound alternately like that guy from Sum 41, Claudio Sanchez, and mc chris. The Exploding Dog of music.
humor  interesting  internet  music  wtf 
april 2007 by ulrichp
Tumblelogs are like blogs with less fuss. Tumblr is your friendly and free tool for creating tumblelogs.
ajax  blogging  freeware  internet  notes  webdev  todo  tools  web2.0  interesting 
march 2007 by ulrichp
Martin Varsavsky | English
What Happens When a Country Gives Up Religion: as Spain Shows, Nothing Much
politics  religion  science  internet  interesting  travel 
february 2007 by ulrichp
eXile - Issue #209 - Hell Is Other People on Amazon - By John Dolan
When Amazon started printing readers' book reviews on the net, a window opened briefly on the mental worlds of ordinary people -- or, as Harry Dean Stanton so memorably called them, "ordinary fuckin' people."
movies  interesting  humor  internet 
february 2007 by ulrichp
Wikipedia:Unusual articles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page is for Wikipedians to list articles that seem a bit unusual. These articles are valuable contributions to the encyclopedia, but are somewhat odd, whimsical, or something you wouldn't expect to find in Encyclopædia Britannica.
interesting  internet  trivia 
january 2007 by ulrichp
jaxgames - Google Code
Think MSN one on one IM games, but without MSN, without registration, without Flash or Java plugins, without ads, without annoyances.
videogames  games  internet  web2.0  ajax  interesting 
january 2007 by ulrichp
|MG| Free Download - Designing Arcade Computer Game Graphics
"In 2000, Ari Feldman wrote a book called Designing Arcade Computer Game Graphics. Unfortunately, it was taken out of print (although copies still exist in the retail channel)." Now it's available free!
books  games  videogames  art  internet  freeware 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Mr. Neighborly's Humble Little Ruby Book
A book for learning Ruby. Sort of like Why's Poignant Guide to Ruby, but less obtuse.
books  internet  freeware  howto  opensource  ruby  software  todo  tools  webdev  interesting  development 
january 2007 by ulrichp
ASCII by Jason Scott: Freedom, Justice and a Disturbingly Gaping Ass
It's like a love story: company makes layout and links to image, MySpacers adopt layout en masse, man discovers linked image is eating his bandwidth... so he goatse's them. Brilliant!
geekery  humor  internet 
january 2007 by ulrichp
The September that never ended (kottke.org)
"All time since September 1993. One of the seasonal rhythms of the Usenet used to be the annual September influx of clueless newbies..."
internet  interesting  history  humor 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Amazon's secret price guarantee! - By Timothy Noah - Slate Magazine
"If a retailer offers a price guarantee but doesn't tell customers about it, does the price guarantee exist? Only for the few who hear about it somewhere else."
books  internet  lifehacks  money  shopping  todo 
january 2007 by ulrichp
Joe's Goals
A very simple goal-tracking system. I'm using it for various sorts of things.
health  lifehacks  interesting  exercise  internet  web2.0  tools  useful  work  software  productivity 
january 2007 by ulrichp
madvillainy blog: New logo for Mozilla Firefox browser.
"I think it's a good candidate for further versions of Firefox :)." (NSFW depending on your workplace, I guess.)
firefox  internet  humor  software  technology 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Do It Yourself .Mac - The Network People, Inc.
Replace several of Apple's overly expensive services under the .Mac umbrella using entirely free tools. Now I just need a spare computer...
diy  howto  internet  mac  software  todo  tools  useful 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Realmac Software | RapidWeaver | Powerful Website Creation for Mac
"RapidWeaver is an easy to use and very powerful website building application allowing anyone to create and publish professional looking websites in minutes."
blogging  cocoa  css  internet  mac  technology  webdev  development 
december 2006 by ulrichp
alt.org - Public NetHack Server
Play NetHack online, if you're feeling oldschool.
freeware  games  internet  rpg 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Hacking The Virtual Console: What Titles Are Coming Soon? « Following Revolution
"GoNintendo just recently ran a story where one of their readers was searching through the Wii Shop Channel, and found Super Mario Bros. for the NES. I decided to take this idea and loop upon it myself."
games  wii  interesting  internet 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Install multiple versions of IE on your PC | TredoSoft
MultipleIE (Windows only) allows you to run, well, multiple versions of Internet Explorer - all the way back to 3.0, if you so desire. Great for testing websites, or abusing yourself.
software  tools  useful  internet  windows 
december 2006 by ulrichp
Something Awful: The Internet Makes You Stupid: Fun with ChaCha.com
You: has anyone ever asked you do find them lesbian porn? // JasonK: I've never been quick enough to accept the search // You: right on.
humor  internet 
december 2006 by ulrichp
TEH INTERNETS - a photoset on Flickr
Best icons ever. I need to adopt these somewhere. Anywhere!
art  comics  humor  internet  icons  interesting  todo  wtf 
november 2006 by ulrichp
magpiebrain » Blog Archive » What The Internets Is About
Once upon a time, the internet was about two things: kittens, and porn.
humor  internet 
november 2006 by ulrichp
Hale-Bopp's DS Browser Hub
A site geared specifically towards the DS Browser! I wonder how common these are?
ds  internet  interesting  useful 
september 2006 by ulrichp
Hands-On: Opera Browser for Nintendo DS and Nintendo DS Lite Test Report [Screenshots & Videos]
How to set up the Wifi for the Nintendo DS Browser - apparently the only part of the interface that's not self-explanatory. (Man, I can't wait for it to get here!)
ds  internet  geekery  howto  useful  todo 
august 2006 by ulrichp
John Titor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Titor was the name used for a purported time traveller from the year 2036 who posted on several time travel-related Internet bulletin boards during 2000/2001.
humor  interesting  internet  wtf 
august 2006 by ulrichp
Need to remember to get a Linux driver for my laptop's Winmodem before I head home this weekend. At least, I assume it's a winmodem...
computers  linux  software  freeware  opensource  internet 
july 2006 by ulrichp
The Croquet Project
I've seen virtual reality, and it is apparently written in Smalltalk.
architecture  computers  environment  games  groupware  internet  linux  mac  windows  work  tools  todo  technology  project  software  space  opensource  web3.0  development 
july 2006 by ulrichp
NINJAM - Novel Intervallic Network Jamming Architecture for Music - Main
NINJAM is a program to allow people to make real music together via the Internet.
freeware  internet  mac  linux  music  opensource  software  tools  windows 
may 2006 by ulrichp
WikiWorld - www.wikiworld.com - 4 chan
Mostly worthwhile for the explanation of SO MANY internet memes.
humor  interesting  internet 
april 2006 by ulrichp
Amazon's Mechanical Turk
Perform tasks that are extraordnarily hard for computers but easy for people - and get paid for 'em.
interesting  internet  money 
january 2006 by ulrichp
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