It’s all fun and games until you realise that everything in here was inspired by actual interfaces out there on the web.
How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy | US news | The Guardian
Every one of these is chef’s kiss.
It’ll never catch on.
Yet another cryptocurrency …except that this was meant to be satire.
This has gotten crazy out of hand, I apologize but we will no longer be selling PonziCoin on this site because this was a joke.
I’m a Google Manufacturing Robot and I Believe Humans Are Biologically Unfit to Have Jobs in Tech - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Normally a McSweeney’s piece elicits a wry chuckle, but this one had me in stitches.
Humans are also far more likely to “literally cannot right now.” I have never met an automaton that literally could not, though I have met some that theoretically would not and hypothetically might want to stop.
Well, I’m convinced.
An alternative history from a parallel timeline.
He started coding his own just weeks after Tim Berners-Lee, a tunnel engineer helping to build the STERN protein collider, discovered ancient scrolls buried in the Swiss soil that revealed the secrets of HTML.
Some examples to illustrate the UK Border Agency’s latest campaign.
Omni returns with a Bruce Sterling short story that marries alternative history and satire with a dash of digital preservation.
Go ahead, just wait a year, or two years, or maybe five years. Then try to find this, later. There will be no sign of this website, because it’s just made of pixels. No remains of the machine that you read it with, either.
Pretty motherfuton funny.
Biting satire that hits its mark superbly. Ouch! Be careful — this is sharp …and funny.
A satirical parody of post-singularity existence by Tom Scott inspired by Jim Munroe’s Everyone in Silico and Rudy Rucker’s Postsingular.
This is kind of mean, but it made me laugh. Out loud.
This is a news website article about a scientific finding | Martin Robbins | Science | guardian.co.uk
A perfect parody lampooning the shallow and cowardly reporting of most so-called science stories by the press (I'm looking at you, BBC).
"Tuna Casserole Ingredients: 1 large casserole dish Place the casserole dish in a cold oven. Place a chair facing the oven and sit in it forever. Think about how hungry you are. When night falls, do not turn on the light."
Making it up so you don't have to — somewhat like my New Media Company Name generator from a few years back.
Kevin does an excellent job of Fisking that ludicrous anti-Twitter article in The Times.
A satirical parody of the BBC's "Thought for the Day". Slightly cruel, mostly funny and entirely brilliant.