Category:
Computers

Error Tone Music



Apparently, using computer error tones to generate music constitutes a whole new genre. Here's one sample.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Apr 28, 2010 - Comments (7)
Category: Music, Computers

Working from home can be dangerous

I used to think working for home would be a good idea, until I saw this commercial.


My favorite part is at 33 seconds, where everyone tilts. Well, really my second favorite part.

Posted By: gdanea - Tue Mar 30, 2010 - Comments (5)
Category: Computers

Times Have Changed #2

Today's episode: the Multimedia Notebook.

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(from the November 1993 issue of Popular Science)

Posted By: Salamander Sam - Fri May 08, 2009 - Comments (6)
Category: Products, Computers, 1990s, Yesterday’s Tomorrows

Times Have Changed #1

This new series will focus on what some of our most common tech phrases used to mean. Today's episode: the Desktop Computer.

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(from the August 1959 issue of Popular Science)

Posted By: Salamander Sam - Thu May 07, 2009 - Comments (2)
Category: Computers, 1950s, Yesterday’s Tomorrows

Transcendent Man

The Singularity: an indeterminate post-human future. Hooey, or prophecy? Perhaps the new movie Transcendent Man debuting at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival, will explain it all for us.

Posted By: Paul - Wed May 06, 2009 - Comments (4)
Category: Movies, Documentaries, Technology, Computers, Yesterday’s Tomorrows

Weird Korean Posters

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As mentioned previously, my nephew Rey is teaching young students in South Korea. Here're two oddball posters he photographed. I can only assume that they are warning youngsters about the dangers of the internet.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Oct 28, 2008 - Comments (6)
Category: Education, Computers, Internet, Foreign Customs, Asia

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