Each week, the Internet Archive's tumblr account
is completely transformed by a digital resident
along a theme of their choosing. [more inside]
-- 39, single, quirky sense of humour, looking for friends to chat with online. Last year, he won the Loebner Prize,
to bots who can most successfully pass the Turing Test. More here from BBC.
How long before we have our own Mefibots?
They'll never piggyback on your wireless again
Your router makes the computer look funny.
Read it again. Then click.
Some of you may remember Gorilla
, well here's a modern refresher course, but with tanks
. Only a tiny shareware game yet very addictive, I'm even tempted to buy the full version
I often forget that there's still a community of visual basic developers out there building all sorts of goofy apps for windows. This site
has a whole bunch of useful utilities, including Gribouille
, a program that lets you draw all over your desktop, Pubcruncher
, an app that kills popup windows, and my favorite: "Nap and Coffee
", a fake app that lets you walk away from your computer and make it appear that you're copying large files, scanning for viruses, or setting up a program.