IBM Poughkeepsie's newest addition
When I returned to IBM Poughkeepsie after Christmas Vacation, I was startled to see this as I pulled into the parking lot. I’m not sure if they are meant to scare away the geese, the deer, or the unsuspecting programmer. Regardless, they are kind of creepy.
IBM programmer worships robot Canine overlord
For years I’ve been searching for the actual link to this comic. Today Google final rewarded me. Hope you enjoy.
John Hodgman is one of my favorite creators. His final book of complete world knowledge is out in stores, and definitely worth picking up.
You people, and your quest for evidence, where has that ever gotten us.
You’d think by that headline this was a zombie invasion, and not a snow storm. Then again, Samhain is only 7 hours away, so maybe they are on to something.
From Dar.fm’s FAQ:
Q: Wait – is it $39.95/year or $40/year?
A: Officially it’s $39.95 because some MBA student showed us a spreadsheet explaining how there are people out there who if they see “$40″ will say, “No way – that’s much too expensive!” But if they see $39.95 they’ll round down to $30 and think “Man, that’s barely more than a Starbucks coffee, what a great deal!” and then type their credit card into the system. We think he’s crazy but his Dad put some money into the company so we’re humoring him.
Actually looks like a cool service, and something I’ve pondered writing myself for years. Might need to sign up.
I was amusing myself with the androidify app on my evo on the way back from JFK on my day of failed flying. Enjoy!