A Very Confused Courier
I’ve just had a phone call from a very confused courier. My mother (who many years ago for reasons both too long and silly to go in to I nicknamed “Crusty Pasty”) texted me last night to say that I was to be delivered an early Christmas present that would arrive today, and that she’d […]
Dan discovers a vinyard whose name makes it sound like it was something he came up with.
Interview Sarah Palin
Remember about four-and-a-bit years ago, I downloaded Dadadodo, which I described at the time as a “word disassociator?” The program itself is a Markov chain generator/randomiser that works on sentence structures: in other words, given some text (speeches, poetry, blog posts, whatever – other kinds have been demonstrated to work on things like music) it […]
Jedward and the Aurochs
What a load of bull. Dan compares music by teen pop sensation Jedward with efforts to recreate extinct species of cattle, muses on the philosophy of identification, and pokes fun at Freddie Mercury. Moo!