19 3 / 2011

"The probability of someone saving something you put on the Internet is inversely proportional to your desire that no one saved the thing you put on the Internet."

Camilleri’s Law of Internet Archiving

09 3 / 2011

Came across this when I typed in ‘population of China’ into Google. When does Google get around to creating this stuff?

09 3 / 2011

08 3 / 2011

Julia: Give me the ball! Me!

Barack: How about no?


Julia: Do you think people will still think we had an entire conversation with a photographer crouched in the corner?

Barack: I cannot understand anything you say.


Julia: So, you busy at the moment?

Barack: An intractable foreign war, an economy in smithereens, the upper house controlled by my political enemies and the potential for a revolution in the region that produces more than 50% of the world’s oil. Shit, no. I have nothing better to do than potentially break priceless antiques given to me by more important foreign leaders.


Julia: Today we look forward to a new era in US-Australian relations.

Barack: When you say ‘today’ it sounds like ‘to-die’.


Julia: Ooh, ooh! Let me answer that one!

Barack: I keep smiling and nodding but it’s not helping.


Reporter: What was the face you made when you heard Kevin Rudd had been rolled by members of his own political party?

Julia: …

Barack: I wonder if I just shouted ‘DEFCON ONE!’ what would happen?


Barack: $50 if you get me out of this. Australian.


Julia: Oh, it’s a staring contest, is it?

(Source: theaustralian.com.au)

18 2 / 2011

22 9 / 2010

Dave sent me this link and it sounds like an amazing game.

22 9 / 2010

Justin Bieber - Somebody To Love Remix ft. Usher (via JustinBieberVEVO)

I’m not proud but I have Bieber Fever.

14 9 / 2010

"Every house guest brings you happiness: some when they arrive and some when they are leaving."

Confucius

13 9 / 2010

Brandon Sanderson is the author who’s taken over from Robert Jordan to complete the Wheel of Time series. I confess to losing interest in WOT as the books (and the plot) dragged on and on.

After reading Sanderson’s essay, I find myself wanting to give it another go.

09 9 / 2010

Wade Cosgrove from Panic software has released a colour picker for Mac OS X. Click the link if just to admire the design of the Panic blog. God, it’s beautiful.

09 9 / 2010

08 9 / 2010

08 9 / 2010

Stephen Levy, author of Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, revisits some of his subjects in a long article in Wired.

08 9 / 2010

merlin:

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merlin:

COZY 1BR; PARKING INCLUDED!

Airy, sun-drenched pad near N-Judah & UCSF. Perfect for singles, students, and outdoor enthusiasts. Must be seen to be believed. 1st/last/deposit; no pets, smokers, or sublets. Call in next 159 minutes—this one will go FAST!!!

07 9 / 2010

1000 words.

1000 words.