Tags: satire

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Static AMP page

Maciej has created a version the AMP Project homepage that’s faster, more performant, and more …um …straight-talkin’.

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

A Brief History of Bloggering - The Morning News

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.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Ask About Going Home

Some examples to illustrate the UK Border Agency’s latest campaign.

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Omni Reboot | THE LANDLINE

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.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

The Motherfuton News

Pretty motherfuton funny.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The World Wide Web is moving to AOL! by Brian Bailey

Biting satire that hits its mark superbly. Ouch! Be careful — this is sharp …and funny.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Welcome to Life: the singularity, ruined by lawyers - YouTube

A satirical parody of post-singularity existence by Tom Scott inspired by Jim Munroe’s Everyone in Silico and Rudy Rucker’s Postsingular.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Annoying.js: How to be an asshole • Javascript • Kilian Valkhof

All of the most irritating uses of JavaScript gathered together into one library.

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator

This is kind of mean, but it made me laugh. Out loud.

Monday, September 27th, 2010

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).

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

The Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook

"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."

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

What The Fuck Is My Social Media Strategy?

Making it up so you don't have to — somewhat like my New Media Company Name generator from a few years back.

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Epeus' epigone: A load of Thunderer

Kevin does an excellent job of Fisking that ludicrous anti-Twitter article in The Times.

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Platitude of the Day

A satirical parody of the BBC's "Thought for the Day". Slightly cruel, mostly funny and entirely brilliant.

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Shatner Hasselhoff '08 Presidential Election Campaign Blog

William Shatner and David Hasselhoff (circa 1984) are righting wrongs and taking Obama and McCain to the mat for the biggest brass ring in the country. From yesterday's tomorrow, for a better today!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Hamlet (Facebook News Feed Edition).

Oh McSweeney's, does your satisfyingly smug brand of dry wit know no bounds?

Friday, June 20th, 2008

DIY Yahoo! Resignation Letter

Planning to quit Yahoo? This might come in handy.

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

The London Evening Standard Headline Generator

Using photographs of actual headlines from the Evening Standard.