30 April 2009

The Hunt For Gollum, £3,000 Fan-Made 40 Minute Tolkien Epic To Be Released Online On 2009-05-03

Watch the trailer.

BBC posted an interview with director Chris Bouchard, who’s been involved with indie filmmaking before.

29 April 2009

Microsoft To Disable Autorun (on writable removable media, network shares)

Too little, too late.

[via:Slashdot]

28 April 2009

Suomen Kuvalehti - Suomen Aikakaus-Lehti (parodia)

Suomen Kuvalehti vihaa sananvapautta

“Yhtyneet kuvalehdet vaatii, että Suomen Kuvalehteä parodioivan [Lehden] julkaisun irtonumeromyynti olisi pitänyt lopettaa maanantaihin mennessä.
[…]
“Tämä on aivan sama asia kuin joku kopioisi vaikka jonkun juoman tai patukan bisnesmielessä”, sanoo [Suomen Kuvalehden päätoimittaja Tapani Ruokanen]”

Vanhan ajan mediat ovat ilmiselvästi paskansyöjäporukkaa.

[via:Mummila]

Time 100 (2009) poll results: Marble Cake Also The Game

How 4chan’s moot won the annual TIME 100 Poll

Also: Marble Cake

[via:Reddit]

23 April 2009

Syntax Highlighting i GNU Nano

Ännu en typisk vett & sanssparande, Captain Obvious grej som jag av någon anledning aldrig orkat googla fram på ett par sekunder. Kod för hilighting av fler språk, inklusive PHP, finns på Linuxhelps Wiki.

[via:Charris]

Allison can write. She can put words on paper. She is writing a letter. She wrote one yesterday. She has written two letters. The doctors keep them in a file.

My First Dictionary

Creepy word-of-the-day themed webcomic disguised as a children’s dictionary. The word for April 2 2009 was “write“.

[via:Nelg]

22 April 2009

Samples of Iranian pre-Islamic Revolution 70’s culture

[via:Charris]

20 April 2009

Bohemian Rhapsody played by vintage computer hardware

[via:Waxy]

19 April 2009

A.P. Doesn’t Know It Has A YouTube Channel: Threatens Affiliate For Embedding Videos

[via:humble.fool]

Barack Obama Nude On A Unicorn (victory print by Dan Lacey)

Barack Obama Nude On A Unicorn

[via:humble.fool]

18 April 2009

Colonia Dignidad: The Torture Colony

“In a remote part of Chile, an evil German [pedophile] evangelist built a utopia whose members helped the Pinochet regime perform its foulest deeds”

Won’t please the tl;dr crowd.

[via:Metafilter]

17 April 2009

How to Rapidly Improve Speaking Skills (may cause a British accent)

[via:Give Me Something To Read]

30% of US military women are raped while serving

“…71% are sexually assaulted, and 90% are sexually harassed”

15 April 2009

We Didn’t Start the Flame War

Brutally honest depiction of user participation on Digg and Youtube.

[via:Sinus]

14 April 2009

Campus Police: Using two operating systems & command lines sign of suspicious activity

The suspect is known for using…

“…two different operating systems for hiding his illegal activity. One is the regular B.C. operating system and the other is a black screen with white font which he uses prompt commands on.”

More bizarre details in EFF’s press release.

[via:Slashdot]

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