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hurricade upgrade: modern use of joysticks that never worked right in the first place

microsoft wrote a nice little article titled “a parent’s primer to computer slang.”

Leet (a vernacular form of “elite”) is a specific type of computer slang where a user replaces regular letters with other keyboard characters to form words phonetically–creating the digital equivalent of pig Latin with a twist of hieroglyphics.

the “did you find this information useful” questionaire at the bottom cracks me up. parents everywhere can finally connect with their teenagers.  w00t!
(thanks for the link joe)

too bad you missed this one, all the macgyver utility kits are sold out.

worlds first phone glove. clever.

interactive realtime 3d satellite tracking utlity

an idea for using a cellphone and voip service to route calls and get free long distance minutes

and while we are on the topic of making phone calls

Comments

  1. Penten says:

    “CD-quality is at 128 kBit in 44 kHz”

    No, no it isn’t, it’s 1141Kbps

  2. CDE says:

    Hey jason, could you maybe add the hack-a-day links ****after**** the hack-a-day? YOu know, so that the hack shows up first on the given day?

  3. CDE says:

    OMFG, M$ is teh 57|_|p1|>.
    Seriously, thats the worst l33t guide ever. And the bottom, with the terms that might mean illegal activities are taking place? Even more reason ol’ bill should be shot.

  4. CDE says:

    On the other hand, MS did something right… for once. (Yes, choking while I typed that)
    http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/games/learnmore/mmo.mspx

    A useful guide to mmorpg shorthand.

  5. Graham says:

    Cool, but what ever happened to Phill Torrone?????

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