The Floppotron

We’ve posted a few different computer hardware musical creations here over the years, but nothing on this scale, I don’t think. Polish engineer Paweł Zadrożniak built the Floppotron, a synchronized array of obsolete computer hardware programmed to play tunes. The current Floppotron 2.0 build sports 64 floppy drives, 8 hard drives, and a pair of […]

If The Late Show Is Good Enough To Anger Trump’s FCC, It’s Good Enough For Me

I haven’t watched the Late Show since Letterman left because rare is the night when I’m not fast asleep by 11:30 and none of our good for nothing cable companies will get around to building me a DVR I can use, but if this is the sort of thing I’m missing I might have to […]

Microsoft’s Seeing AI App Sounds Like TapTapSee On Steroids

I haven’t tried it for myself just yet since this is the first I’ve heard of it, but if Microsoft’s Seeing AI app works as advertised, holy shit! Seeing AI, a free app that narrates the world around you, is available now to iOS customers in the United States, Canada, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand […]

I Just Wondered Wondered Where’s My Fucking Pizza Pizza ‘Cause I’m Hungry

It’s not every day that one of these messed up order food feud stories goes from fight between customer and cashier to all out drunken brawl, but that’s what happened in Toronto over the weekend. So much for Canadians being nice all the time, I guess. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=549DEWsRqD0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcK0xSYa-AY Paul Michael, 23, was at the restaurant […]

DirecTV and U-Verse Now Have Accessibility Features

Good news, American blind kids. You now have even more choices when it comes to accessibly watching television. In this interview John Herzog, Accessibility Solutions Engineer, describes the many advancements AT&T media based products have been gaining since November 2016. Both the DirecTV apps for Android and iOS are speech friendly now with their respective […]

Quit Playing With Our Broadcasts, You Wanker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4iItGNCHsw The owners of radio station Mansfield 103.2 and Ofcom (the British equivalent of the CRTC) are trying to figure out who keeps hijacking the station’s frequency to play the happy little tune above and how it’s being done. The communications regulator is hunting a radio pirate who has repeatedly hijacked the airwaves of a […]