Archive for the ‘humor’ Category

March 16, 2009

I was reading a bit about BeOs, which I tested and loved more than ten years ago, just before they ceased to exist. Such a shame all their work is lost and others have built a new OS on the API, which is now more or less usable for every day use. The new version is called haiku. That is at the moment. There have been some name changes, stopped projects, others back on it etc, etc. Anyway I’m posting this, because one of the great features was the webbrowser which showed error messages in haiku form. Read them here.Errormessages were a lot more common then. At least in my experience. Showing a haiku is a lot less frustrating than 404.

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funny updates

February 10, 2009

Today, one of the updates of xubuntu showed a “tips on startup”-window for my desktop, whith an extra fortune option. This is one of the fortunes which made me smile. 🙂

A Tale of Two Cities LITE(tm)
— by Charles Dickens

A man in love with a girl who loves another man who looks just
like him has his head chopped off in France because of a mean
lady who knits.

Crime and Punishment LITE(tm)
— by Fyodor Dostoevski

A man sends a nasty letter to a pawnbroker, but later
feels guilty and apologizes.

The Odyssey LITE(tm)
— by Homer

After working late, a valiant warrior gets lost on his way home.

Passive aggresive notes

February 10, 2009

A weblog about all kinds of passive (and just plain) aggressive notes. Sometimes they can be quite funny.

Art

Apple introduces keyboardless laptop

January 18, 2009