"QUANTUM SHOT" #108
What every programmer & sysadmin wants, but would never admit it
Lets open the door to the programmer's office:
There is a nice Apple Tree garden in the corner:
and a cool desktop mod:
but the office is empty, as the programmer slept in this morning...
Next time he might use the alarm clock that runs away before it could be silenced. He'll have to get up and catch the silly thing, before hitting the bed again.
Here is the company that makes it.
(thanks to MyNinja)
He arrives closer to lunch, hungry.
So here are some easy snack solutions:
Rest of the day he passes the time feeding his inner bubble-wrap demon:
or satisfying the craving for the girls in headphones:
Headphone fetish - a website devoted to pictures of women wearing headphones, earphones and earmuffs, ear defenders and helicopter headsets.
THIS IS A MUST-HAVE!
you own personal robot to open the beer:
(maybe you should read the story by Henry Kuttner "The Proud Robot" for explanation of this one)
Mouse from 1894:
and even more ancient one:
Some mice are causing calls to tech support:
"Both my mouse and printer do not seem to work any more. Can you tell me what the problem is?"
for ladies: good way to recycle your dead keyboard:
If you ever wondered what Apple's next product might look like, check it out here:
The new iParasite is an MP3 player that burrows inside of your ear canal and plays your favorite playlists via tiny speakers on its side:
The Rubik's Cube for the 21st century!
(this company makes it)
Finally it's time to surf some sites like BOING BOING:
...explore some web trends:
(thanks to InformationArchitects)
...get the latest scoop on the giants of the computer world:
or just do some blogging:
If you are not such an advanced user, you can still
Count your blessings:
- that you're more computer literate than this old man:
- your laptop is more portable than this:
- Microsoft does not make watches:
- you don't need to hunt for headset bargains:
- you are still very employable:
(art courtesy K. Cornell)
Category: Gadgets,Funny pics
Dark Roasted Blend's Photography Gear Picks:
||Amazing Submarine Concepts
Every kind, except the yellow ones
DRB Feel-Good Issue #37
Loads of cool and rare imagery
||The Best Of DRB in 2015
"Weird and Wonderful Things" Overview
"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"
DRB is a top-ranked and respected source for the best in art, travel and fascinating technology, with a highly visual presentation. Our in-depth articles in many categories make DRB a highly visual online magazine, bringing you quality entertainment every time you open your "feed" reader or visit our site - About DRB
Connect with us and become part of DRB on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus; make sure to subscribe to our updates.
SF ART & BOOK REVIEWS:|
Don't miss: The Ultimate Guide to NEW SF&F Writers!
Fiction Reviews: Classic Cyberpunk: Extreme Fiction
Short Fiction Reviews: Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" (with pics)
New Fiction Reviews: The Surreal Office
READ OTHER RECENT ARTICLES:
||Hellish Weather on Other Planets
Wild, Untamed, and Uncut
||Medieval Suits of Armor
Metal Body Suits vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction
||World's Strangest Theme Parks
Amusement to the (twisted) extremes!
||Enchanting Victorian Fairy Tale Art
"Then world behind and home ahead..."
||Adorable Pedal Cars
Collectable Pedal Vehicles Showcase
Japanese Arcades: Gundam Pods & Other Guilty Pleasures
These machines have gone up to the next level
Modernist Tallinn Architecture
Delicious blend of old and new!
Early Supercomputers: A Visual Overview
"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"
Futuristic Concept Cars of the 1970-80s
French, Italian & Japanese rare beauties
Epic 1970s French Space Comic Art
DRB Time-Slice: Valérian and Laureline
The Trees Are Escaping! The Abandoned Prison in French Guiana
"Great Escape" from the Devil's Island
Videophones from the Future Past
Skype? Smartphone? Google Hangouts?
||The Best of DRB in 2014
Weird & Wonderful 2014 Overview
(with previews, fast loading):
Feel-Good & Biscotti Issues
Feel-Good! | airplanes | animals | architecture | art | auto | boats | books | cool ads | funny pics | famous | futurism | food
gadgets | health | history | humour | japan | internet | link latte | military | music | nature | photo | russia | steampunk
sci-fi & fantasy | signs | space | sports | technology | trains | travel | vintage | weird | abandoned