General Computing

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Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoftian Weirdness

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a fourteen pages/slides Technologizer article showing "Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoftian Weirdness -- Contrary to popular belief, Windows is far from boring. Dig below the surface, and you'll discover a stranger side to the world's most popular operating system. It's filled with twisted homages, forgotten platforms, and dead ends. In a word, it's full of oddities.

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Damn You, Auto Correct!

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Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.

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Displays: The Changing View -- A Brief History of Computer Displays

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a twenty pages PC World slide show showing "a brief history of computer displays. From blinking lights and punch cards to liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and third dimension (3D) flat panels, we trace the 70-year history of the tech/technology that users rely on to see what a computer is doing...

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The Demoscene Documentary

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Blue's News shares The Scene Documentary's six parts YouTube video playlist (has some nudity artworks) showing its "Demoscene Documentary" in its entirety.

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Here is why your overlord's keyboard is always dirty/filthy...

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This Savage Chickens comic strip shows why your overlord's keyboards are always dirty/filthy.

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Why Aren't Americans Recycling Their Old Gadgets?

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Blue's News share a Retrevo blog titled "Why Aren't Americans Recycling Their Old Gadgets?" -- "It seems like every time you turn around a new and better smartphone or high definition television (HDTV) set goes on sale.

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Should ants, including your overlord, be using computers?

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Undo, cut, and paste in real-life.

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So Much Pun shows a photograph/photo. of real-life ctrl-

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Computer Version of Noah's Ark.

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ReverendFun shares its funny comic strip showing the computer version of Noah's Ark.

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Your overlord wants to work for Ed's Super Fix-It!

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VideoSift shares a two minutes potty mouth LiveLeak video showing a television (TV) commercial/spot/advertisement (ad.) for "Ed's Super Fix-It

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The Great Operating System (OS) Games

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/. shares a twenty-one slides Technologizer gallery titled "The Great Operating System (OS) Games" -- "They may not be the fanciest computer games of all time, but untold billions of hours of productivity have been lost to them over the past four decades.

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Typographic mustaches -- A handy identification poster.

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Boing Boing shares buyable agirlnametor's poster showing "personalities of fonts"

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A list of commercial products that included malware.

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rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.

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Robocop ran DOS - and other movie code decoded.

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Digg shares NetworkWorld's ten pages slide show showing real-life computer screens in movies -- "Virtually no sci-fi/science fiction or action flick these days is complete without a computer scene showing a few screens of mysterious scrolling text and a 3D wire-frame model.

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XKCD Comic Strip -- Workaround

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This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support

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Helping other people's computers at work...

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This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers

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