The positively steampunk piece of hardware used for tracking Alexei Leonov’s Apollo-Soyuz mission.
Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
Friday, September 6th, 2019
See how an Enigma machine works …and interact with it.
Letters to be encrypted enter at the boundary, move through the wire matrix, and exit.
Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Melville’s masterpiece, translated into Japanese emoticons. All 6438 sentences. Made possible with Kickstarter and Amazon’s Mechanical Turk.
Monday, September 10th, 2007
There's something very Gibsonesque about this real world mashup of Google Maps and Amazon's Mechanical Turk.
Thursday, September 7th, 2006
I was trying to work out how to solve this conundrum when Brian suggested using Mechanical Turk. Of course! It’s the ideal task for for it. But when I tried to create a request I discovered that I needed an American bank account.
If anyone out there with the necessary connections wants to create a HIT for me, that would me much appreciated.
Go on… decode the message that some smartarse has left for me and earn yourself some Whuffie.
HI. TOM ANTHONY HERE. ON THE PODCAST YOU SOUNDED LIKE YOU REALLY WANTED A MORSE MESSAGE, OR ANY MESSAGE FOR THAT MATTER. WELL, HERE YOU GO. BTW I AM SO WINNING THE GOLF.