Posts Categorized: Oddities

Google lost the war on spam in shopping results

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So, thanks to global warming global cooling freaky weather (oh whatever it is, but it’ll get blamed on global warming anyways) Austin is expected to have a wonderful 14F weather this week. Given that insulation in homes here is kinda slim, especially in a garage, I was thinking about bringing in a spatial heater to […]

3rd eye weird – such a big camera

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So, that photography teacher did go through with the “camera implant”. Interesting project. It’s like HP’s always-on camera, except in this case it’s less fun — people don’t care about pointing the back of their head to an interesting thing, usually just the opposite. Even when sleeping face is usually out looking at the room, […]

Love for Google results in egg-throwing, silly notes

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You can’t grow into a large company without making a few enemies crazy fans. Like the ones who throw eggs at the houses because owners dared to “opt-out” from the Google’s street view in Essen, Germany. Because a random egging of a house could have been attributed to someone else, unknown vandals also left a […]

San Francisco: Just sell them a toy with a meal

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So, in all that excitement of elections (and push-back from general public to the ideas that Democrats attempted to bring to life), San Francisco went and earned itself another merit badge of “How Not To Do Things”. This time they made a law that bans McDonald’s Happy Meal starting from December 1st. As usual, all […]