Blog posts tagged "weird" – Posts 1..5 of 6 posts found:

2014-03-26: wow much coin how money so crypto plz mine v rich very currency

Posted at 2014-03-26 02:04:37 by SHD

By now, everybody and their grandmother seems to know about Bitcoin and the trouble at Mt. Gox (seriously, is there anybody who does not pronounce that "Mount Gox"?), even if they have no idea what a cryptocurrency is. Then there's other exchanges that have similar problems, Bitcoin's wildly fluctuating value and its association with criminal activity like on Silkroad. But still, cryptocurrency is an interesting concept. There are several alternatives to Bitcoin, sometimes collectively called Altcoins and one of those in particular, Dogecoin, caught my eye.

2012-09-12: Saving the day, the McPixel way - I laughed

Posted at 2012-09-12 02:52:20 by SHD

When indie developer Sos found his game being pirated on the infamous Pirate Bay he did something very unusual. Rather than complain, he actually posted in the torrent comments and gave out a couple of free registration codes for the game. Some may call it a clever marketing ploy, but from everything Sos wrote in the Reddit AMA shortly afterwards, it seems like he just really enjoys seeing others enjoy his game. I'm not going to write a post in praise of Sos' reponse (awesome though it was), but just a little bit about the game itself. How does one save the day, the McPixel way?

2011-01-13: Perverse laptops and an unexpected guest

Posted at 2011-01-13 10:52:08 by SHD

The title of this post is probably more interesting than its contents, but there ya go. When I went to sleep last night, there was a unexpected guest in my bedroom. I certainly didn't expect to see this in the middle of a winter night:

2010-10-21: KOP Breda QR codes on the pavement

Posted at 2010-10-21 10:56:33 by SHD

When walking through the city of Breda, where I work, I noticed a few stickers at various places on the pavement. They had QR codes printed on them. At first I thought these were just litter, but eventually checked them with the QR code reader in my phone. It turns out they are part of an art project.

2009-07-13: PHP WTF?

Posted at 2009-07-13 19:09:32 by SHD

Many blogs and sites spring up on the web promising frequent updates. More often than not, they post a handful of articles and then fall into neglect before dying a quiet death. Here's a site that seems to have potential, so let's hope it doesn't fall victim to this pattern.