Category Archives: Funny

If programming languages were literary genres…

25 June 2011

From a conversation at the pub this evening with Jonathan and Glenn… JavaScript would be science fiction. Easy to get into, and while there’s an incredible amount of crap out there, there are also many gems that, carefully considered, will completely change your outlook. C and C++ would be “literary” fiction. Somewhat old-fashioned, occasionally brilliant, […]

“Your Support Request has been submitted to the Support Request”

8 September 2010

I’ve been trying to cancel Resolver’s Yahoo! Search Marketing account over the last day or so; it’s not generating enough traffic to be worthwhile. The cancellation process is a little buggy. First off, there’s no “Cancel account” option that I can see on the page itself. Fair enough, I can understand why adding that has […]

New splogging technique?

4 November 2009

I’m sure everyone has encountered the kind of spam blog where they’re scraping posts from someone reasonably well-known — presumably via RSS — and presenting the results as their own, normally with a million Google ads on the sidebar. Here’s a new (to me) twist on that. I spotted two new incoming links to my […]

Praying that this isn’t a hoax…

19 February 2009

In Variety: Will Clark is set to direct “Pride and Predator,” which veers from the traditional period costume drama when an alien crash lands and begins to butcher the mannered protags, who suddenly have more than marriage and inheritance to worry about.