Category Archives: Internet
At sometime around 10:40am on December 11th, 2009, both Coding Horror and the Stack Overflow Blog disappeared when their host, CrystalTech, lost the VM on which they run. Coding Horror was immediately replaced with this: Coding Horror experienced 100% data … Continue reading
A collection of solutions for Fantastic Contraption: My Solutions: Tube – a minimal tube crawler. U-Turn – a floppy, crawling chariot. U-Turn (again)) – a simple cart which uses leverage to apply force on the ceiling. Back and Forth – … Continue reading
These three games present interesting logic puzzles: Fantastic Contraption – build a machine to get an item into the target zone. Light-bot – provide simple commands to make your robot traverse obstacles (publisher site with annoying, talking banner ads is … Continue reading
I just took a fun test to determine how good I am at discriminating colors. Lower values are better. My results: Your score: 8 Gender: Male Age range: 30-39 Best score for your gender and age range: 0 Highest score … Continue reading
Craigslist is one of the greatest sites in the world, and the entire Bay Area seems to revolve around it. Sadly, Craigslist’s search facility is extremely bad, seemingly only capable of searching within a price range and neighborhood. Craigslist supplies … Continue reading
This story was a very interesting read.
It’s not even really spam. I assume it’s an attempt to validate random email addresses by analyzing bounces.
I came across a series of Japanese videos on YouTube. Initially, they appear to be rather mundane and cute. By the 11th video, things take a different turn, and by the 12th video, they’re downright weird. The videos seem to … Continue reading
Cracked.com had a so-so article which mentioned Russian discount airline Aeroflot. The winning comment was by Kostanza: