- Dear me, yet another evil car driver!
Den mailed to point out a site run by a Barcelona taxi driver, Francisco Dugo aka Taxi Tupi, with a webcam and lots of lovely photos. How public-spirited!
- Karaoke with a virtual street organ
A little experiment, featuring “Tulips from Amsterdam”, “Hungry, hungry” from Dr Seuss, and “When you are old and grey” by one of the authors of “Random walks with restraining barrier as applied to the biased binary counter.”
- The great electricity protection racketWhile [the messenger to Job] was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven, and hath burned up the sheep, and the servants, and consumed them; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
- Google Translate output depends on your default browser language?
If your browser language is Polish, “Grób PaÅ„ski” translates into English as “tomb of the lord”, while if it’s English the result is “Holy Sepulchre”. How does it work? English speakers know what a sepulchre is, but there’s no cognate in Polish so GT looks for a simpler alternative for Polish English speakers? They’ve got …