As announced yesterday, a new Nine Inch Nails single titled “Discipline” is available as a free, decent quality VBR mp3 download. The song itself is a nice and catchy thing. In addition to the obvious artist and track title tags, the file contains the following additional id3 metadata tags: Album: ? Comment: Go to www.nin.com […]
Archive for April, 2008
In other news, somewhat related to my previous post: Russia may in the future require registration of “every Wi-Fi device and hotspot”. What a goddamn Kafka-Orwellian nightmare that country must be. [via: Slashdot]
A recent decision by a court in Salo (link target is in Finnish), which implies that it’s illegal to use open Wi-Fi-networks without permission, is yet another fine example of the asshattery and uninformed lack of reasoning that automatically appears when anything related to information technology is on the agenda in today’s society under its […]
While browsing a list of personalized feed recommendations in Google Reader, I found an RSS feed which on a daily basis defines and links to Wiktionary‘s “English Word of the Day” feature. In my mind, this is a convenient way to learn about the existence words not often used in basic day-to-day English. As far […]
This time, the Youtubes bring us one fairly merry weatherman, probably from a Haitian newscast (?). Below: embedded Flash video from youtube.com.
Those willing to risk their mental wellbeing should take a look at Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show, a web series of sketches borrowing heavily from those neurotic Japanese TV talk shows from which people keep uploading clips to video sites. I apparently missed the first episodes when they were posted early last year, but the […]