/. shares Scott Hanselman's blog on how "the floppy disk means save, and 14/fourteen other old people icons that don't make sense anymore. What happens when all the things we based our icons on don't exist anymore? Do they just become, ahem, iconic glyphs whose origins are shrouded in mystery? ..."
A funny analogy from this Broadband/DSL Reports forum thread post/reply.
Fail Blog shows a funny image of what really goes on with a desktop computer when printing.
This amusing Twaggie comic strip shows the purpose of the CAPS LOCK key.
Icons -- 20+ minutes of geeky/nerdy stuff (histories, interviews, video games, computers, consoles, etc.).Submitted by ant on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 3:06am. Addon/Modification | Apple | Apple Games | Arcades | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Education/School | General Computing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
The Restart Page -- An interactive web site of rebooting the most significant operating system (OSes).Submitted by ant on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 2:28pm. Apple | Art/Design | Audio | General Computing | Hardware | History | Linux & UNIX | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Windows
FailDesk shares a four pages showing achievements for "Information Technology (IT) Achievements Unlocked! -- If you've ever played any games via the Steam network, you know what these are. As we go throughout the struggles of banal, the frustrating, the mind-numbing and inane every day...sometimes we feel like the only satisfaction we can get is the chance of going home at some point.
This FailDesk comic strip show how developers/programmers/software engineers and users see each other.
Neatorama shares funny web site titled "FailDesk" -- "... a humor site dedicated to all the information technology (IT) professionals out there who work so tirelessly and diligently to make sure 'the system stays up.' Sometimes the constant hours and little-to-no gratification can get someone down. Let FailDesk be the place to cheer you up! ...
OSNews shares InfoWorld's test/quiz/exam(ination) on Windows Intelligence Quotient (IQ) -- "With a new version of Windows just around the corner -- well, maybe a long corner -- it's time to dust off those gray cells and see how much you really know about the inner workings of the current versions of everyone's favorite whipping post.