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August 21, 2004

Tracking the way we use language WordCount (TM) is an artistic experiment in the way we use language. It presents the 86,800 most frequently used English words, ranked in order of commonality. Each word is scaled to reflect its frequency relative to the words that precede and follow it, giving a visual barometer of relevance. more inside
Disposable digital camera It was bound to come.
CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS), the national retail leader in digital photo processing, today announced the nationwide launch of the CVS Digital One-Time-Use Camera line, which includes the world's first disposable with Picture Preview capability, available exclusively through its store locations. The camera is the first one-time-use camera to offer a color LCD screen, providing consumers a complete digital photography experience -- including instant viewing and retaking of shots -- in an easy-to-use, worry-free, point-and-shoot format.
Monkeys monkey monkey monkey monkey
Here we go again. I'm so sick of the UN always warning us about impending wars. When was the last time Hutus and Tutsis ever clashed with each other?
Curious George iPod alternatives: Anyone have a non-iPod mp3 player, or use non-iTunes software on their iPod? I need my music to stay organized into folders, and iTunes doesn't like that. (More inside) more inside
Unusual "Reporting". Within Indian media, the Times of India is considered one of the most respectable publications. Hence, it is pretty surprising for them to have printed such a bizzarely reported yet thinly veiled story. FYI, the alluded brothers are the Ambanis, who manage Reliance Industries, which contribute 3% of India's GDP!!
The Infinite Monkey Protocol Suite more inside
Simulation of various voting methods for close elections — in the market for a new voting method, but not sure which one to get? Why not try some out? more inside
Scrambled Eggs!!! Mr BlueCaller provides us with helpful hints for those of us "out there who crave a decent bout of testicular pain." more inside
The Spite Vote. "IT CAME ON suddenly and without warning. Fuck the Democrats. Fuck the liberals. I hope Bush wins. I hope Bush steals another election and urinates into everyone's wounds…" A wonderfully spiteful rant by Mark Ames, link coutesy of the equally vicious Steve over at Ethel the Blog. more inside
Primate shortage could slow medical advances. more inside
Minnie Driver is sooo punk rock... actually she's more jazz influenced. Apparently Miss Driver is a bit of a crooner. more inside
Frustration, anyone? [Flash game via Bifurcated Rivets]
It's a trap! No, no, not a Farkis, but rather a handy guide for the working girl on the lookout for undercover police. The Internet. Is there anything it can't do? more inside
Mis-Casting? It isn't unheard of for roles in movies to be miscast. Some would say it's merely a matter of opinion. more inside
Put on your boxing gloves and let's solve this as civilized people. (via ArtsJournal) more inside
Invisibility the disappearing cursor game