[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
:flash: Military Machines do Robot Yoga – “you can see Souliere twist the FasTac into poses that are straight outta kundalini.” om namaste.
:flash: 25 Coolest Robots That You Can Have Sex With – you can, but do you want to? “there are a number of robots and robotic products out there that can satisfy sexual desires, and we’ve profiled a number of them here.”
:flash: The Three Laws Of Robotics – “Robots do not want to have sex with you. Are you listening, Japan?” tell us, warren.
schmooze and abuze
:flash: Kaugummi-Kunst: Maurizio Savini – art made from chewing gum by an italian artist. don’t show this to kids!
:flash: Radiohead Finds Sales, Even After Downloads – “In a twist for the music industry’s digital revolution, “In Rainbows,” the new Radiohead album that attracted wide attention when it was made available three months ago as a digital download for whatever price fans chose to pay, ranked as the top-selling album in the country this week after the CD version hit record shops and other retailers.” well, it’s radiohead. dunno if an other band would be equally succesful.
:flash: Two views from an airplane window – “One of these might be fake. Can you guess which?” the shadow gives the giraffe away, but what about the other? [via boingboing]
:flash: This was a triumph – account of how one guy to beat cybersquatters. nice one.
:flash: The Best 19 Movies You Didn’t See in 2007 – “This is about those movies that were phenomenal yet hardly anyone saw, so now we’re giving them one final moment in the spotlight.”
:flash: Steal This Wi-Fi – “To me, it’s basic politeness. Providing internet access to guests is kind of like providing heat and electricity, or a hot cup of tea.” more like offering them a free download spot for their kiddie pr0n. nah, just kiddin. silly me. i wanted my wifi open. in theory. but then got cold feet. wimp.
:flash: Stickeraward 2007 – “Top 150 nominated Stickers for the international Stickerawards in 2007.”
:flash: 15 Minutes of Fame: Noor the pacifist – WOW Insider – a guy is leveling two pacifist charctersin WoW. without ever actively killing anything. “what’s the concept behind Reinisch, your first pacifist character? – I started him from a roleplaying point of view, based very loosely on a real German priest, Franz Reinisch, who refused to serve in Hitler’s army and was executed. My undead priest’s back story is basically the same, and he still refuses to kill.”
:flash: Vegetarian Survival Kit – “what to include in a vegetarian survival kit”
:flash: EFF’s 17th Birthday Party | Electronic Frontier Foundation – “join EFF in celebrating our 17th year of defending digital rights! Since 1990, EFF has been there fighting for freedom and civil liberties.”
:flash: David Lynch on iPhone – “David Lynch talks about watching film on a cell phone. Clip from special edition of Inland Empire, with music and graphics by the super awesome xmas.” he seems grumpy.
:flash: Confessions of a technophobe – “Why are so many dramas and thrillers now set in the past? Is it because, in a world of mobile phones, satnav and Google, suspense is impossible?” yeh, well 24 is full on in cell-phone, pda land.
:flash: How to Read Wired Revisited – “How To Read Wired. In short, his advice was to take a hearty dollop of irony and then rip out all the back-to-back ads.”
:flash: Photos from the decapitator – very impressive, if rather gorey adbusting in london.