Category Archives: irc

That’s Too Much Machine For You

Man, how awful is it to see people broken by the realization that they are no longer young. Why are you being cantankerous, newly-old person? It’s totally OK not to be 17 or 23, things are still amazing! Kids are having fun! You may not really understand it, but just roll with it! The stuff […]

Terrible idea, or best idea?

Today in IRC-as-performance-art news, a friend just had the idea of turning Amazon’s recommendation algorithm into some sort of Reality-TV / Takeshi’s Castle crossover thing. 12:02 <mhoye> My goodness, Amazon’s “people who have bought this also bought” is returning some pretty implausible results. 12:04 <mhoye> 500 feet of rapelling cable, an espresso tamper, five knives and a […]