TV, Cruelty, Comedy & Technology

I really do end up watching all kinds of dubious ephemera on OOTube sometimes. This compilation of a running gag on Letterman in 1988 is almost cruel in its humiliation of a likely poorly paid bit part actor whilst being fascinating for trying to deploy a curious piece of technology that let you send a…

Hmmmm…If Ikea Made Hi-Fi…Oh!

  I was musing to myself that the return of vinyl records and turntables would be just the kind of thing that I’d expect Ikea to jump on. I imagined an Ikea made turntable that matched their minimalist furniture offerings, probably with an unpronounceable (unless you are Swedish) name and was placed strategically in that…

Print My House

3D printing is the technology that still makes me go “they can do that?”. A technology that gets me acting all “senior moment”. That aside, I genuinely marvel at what may be possible even if, from a distance, it seems like we’re making this stuff out of thin air (I know we’re not but it…

Choose Your Weapon of Tape

Vintage Video Players: An Epic Thread Starting with the JVC HR-3300 (VHS) — CuriousBritishTelly (@CuriousUkTelly) May 19, 2018 Sony T7 (Betamax) — CuriousBritishTelly (@CuriousUkTelly) May 19, 2018 JVC HR-7700EK (VHS) — CuriousBritishTelly (@CuriousUkTelly) May 19, 2018 Philips N1702 (VCR) — CuriousBritishTelly (@CuriousUkTelly) May 19, 2018

Google Glass Haiku

Goodbye Google glass / I never knew you at all / goodbye too glassholes Image by M.A. Cabrera Luengo under this creative commons licence

iWork iCloud Under The Radar Still?

  Apple’s iWork in the cloud still seems a bit under the radar despite recent announcements. Tried it recently on a Ubuntu compy. Screams at me for using Firefox (Chrome preferred it says) but otherwise fun to use.