Showing posts with label online diversions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label online diversions. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The likeness is uncanny.





I've never seen the show, but the web-toy isn't bad.

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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Out with the old, in with the new.




The new.



your own?

(More about StorTroopers here.)

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Friday, July 10, 2009

"The Nietzsche Family Circus"





The Nietzsche Family Circus pairs a randomized Family Circus cartoon with a randomized Friedrich Nietzsche quote.


The concept is so simple, yet so insidiously hysterical, that you'll wish you'd thought of it yourself. Give it a shot.

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

The coolest art application on the Web?

You decide.

(Thanks to @RitaJKing.)

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Time-killers

Have a few moments to spare? Of course you do. And what better way to spend them than constructing your own Eno-esque soundscapes with ToneMatrix?

If images are your thing (and you're on Twitter), try playing with Portwiture, an experimental app that translates your text input into images. (To see my own Twitter stream visualized, click here.)

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Ready to get sleazy?

Then what are you waiting for?

(Thanks to Michael Garrett for the tip.)

Sunday, February 08, 2009

All aboard!





Want your own? Sure you do.

Saturday, November 08, 2008


BLUE

You give your love and friendship unconditionally. You enjoy long, thoughtful conversations rich in philosophy and spirituality. You are very loyal and intuitive.

Find out your color at QuizMeme.com!




Yeah, whatever.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Oh, the humanity!

Tuesday, September 23, 2008





Turn your computer monitor into a dream machine.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

If spiders creep you out, I emphatically recommend not clicking here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008





OK, I did it. Now it's your turn.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

I voted for the severed human finger.

Friday, February 22, 2008

This Java chessboard visualizes the computer's "thought" processes. Wouldn't it be swell if people were as transparent?

(Thanks: Reality Carnival.)

Tuesday, January 29, 2008





Is there a blogger who's really starting to bug you? An online pundit whose observations are beginning to grate? Do what I do: visit Netdisaster and declare war. They had it coming.

Examples? I got 'em.

Click here to see Rense.com wither under a barrage of meteor impacts.

Had enough of wading through the lame ads on Whitley Strieber's site? Release the attack saucers!

Fed up with Richard Hoagland's paranoid screeds? We can fix that.

But I'm saving the best for last . . .

Friday, January 18, 2008

Here's one of those addictive digital marionettes that responds to mouse clicks. Get to it!

(Found at RCU.)

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Oh, this is good: Futuristic Cereal Name Generator. Hand me a bowl of postnutritional bluish-gray bots, please . . .

Thursday, September 20, 2007





Can you spawn complex emergent behavior with a bunch of unruly virtual ants and some algorithmic breadcrumbs?

(Tip of the hat to Reality Carnival.)

Monday, September 03, 2007

An amusing "inter-face" by the late digital artist Yariv Alter Fin.

Thursday, August 09, 2007

THE ORACLE OF STARBUCKS

Astrology is lame and Myers-Briggs is for losers. The omniscient Oracle of Starbucks can tell you everything about your personality by what you drink at Starbucks. Simply enter your full drink order -- including size -- into the field below and the all-knowing Oracle will tell you everything about your personality. Better yet, input your friends' orders to find out what they're really like.

Unlike other imitations, the Oracle is 100% accurate.


The Oracle says I'm boring. What about you?