If you blinked you might have missed it. Google’s labs had put up “Google X”, a Google search home page which emulated Apple’s Mac OS X look and feel, particularly with respect to the dock function. When you used the Google X interface, above the search box were cute little dock icons, and when you […]
Gary Brolsma and his Numa Numa dance are not just some flash-in-the pan fat kid doing a lip sync and a dance. They are oh, so much more.
Ok, now Aunty really has heard of everything. And just in case you haven’t, here it is… The Internet Urinal Yes, you read that right. The Internet Urinal. Those whacky guys over at ThinkGeek.com have taken the ordinary portable urinal (with female adaptor!), and added something to it in order to market it to the […]
Gary Brolsma obviously didn’t read our cautionary tale about the teenager whose home movie of himself having sex with his girlfriend up on the Internet. Or, maybe he did. But what Gary Brolsma recorded himself doing has piqued the interest of people more than if he was having sex. Even more than people’s interest […]
Move over black coffee so thick that your spoon stands up in it. And it was never old Coke or new Coke for this computer jockeyette. We have a new drink of choice. It is the perfect drink for a quick-pick-me up while hammering the keys late at night. Or first thing in the morning. […]
Wondering about the perfect gift for the iPodite in your life? Well, look no further. How about their own personal iPod ad – you know, those trendy dark silhouettes on a vibrant background, with a standout white iPod and headset prominently featured? Well, that’s just what IPodMyPhoto.com will give you, and at only $19.95, such […]
The Computer Ethics Institute is part and parcel of the Brookings Information Technology Services, a division of the world-famous Brookings Institution in Washington D.C.. Tracing its origins back to 1916, the Brookings Institution is often at the fore of public policy research and discourse. Back in 1992, Dr. Ramon Barquin, both founder and head of […]
In keeping with our strewing the occasional light-hearted Geeky Christmas post in among all the heavy Internet nasties, and having brought you Mr. Komarnitsky and his holiday lights, which you can turn on and off at will with your browser, the Internet Patrol will now boldly go where no Internet Patrol has gone before, and show you a Christmas tree with more geekiness than you can shake a tribble at.
With our last two articles being on the AOL thief, and on spim and spit spam, we thought that it was time to trot out this gem from our archives, for those readers who have not yet seen it.
Many of you will remember that we reported on Alek Komarnitsky and his 17,000 Christmas lights which you can control with your web browser. Well, if you enjoyed that (and if you haven’t yet checked it out, you really should), now you can influence not only Alek’s Christmas lights, but whether he will appear on […]
Sick of spam? Phed up with phishing? Nagged out by the Nigerians? Have I got a treat for you! If you haven’t been over to the Ze Frank site before, or even if you have, and if you’re ready for a little light-hearted spam relief – ready to laugh at rather than to cry over […]