There's Vox, but I don't know that it's less "journaly" than LJ.
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A computer bit my moose once.
If you're an executive, you could print out the information and then send the answer by company mail.
Or maybe even have your secretary do it for you.
ION, EveR-2 Muse the Uncanniest Humanlike Robot Yet?
The EveR-2 Muse, with her speech recognition, gesticulating arms, artificial skin and lip synching, is being touted as the world's first "entertainer-robot."
Introduced last fall to the delight and pleasure of Seoul, Korea, her status as a masterful display of bleeding-edge robotics is hardly in doubt. It's clear that her expressiveness and character is unique. Nevertheless, that glazed, nightmarish glare speaks for itself. I don't need to outline some pseudoscientific waffle about the "Uncanny Valley" to illustrate that this young lady has the bearing and presentation of an enbalmed corpse.
"Her skin is made of silicon material; 60 joints in her face, neck, and lower body enable her to demonstrate various facial expressions and some dance moves. She is 161cm tall and weighs 60kg, average figures of Korean women in their twenties."
The point is, however, to nudge robotics a few inches further along the shuffleboard of progress. It is said that one must learn to walk before learning to run. With human-like robotics, it's a case of first learning to flee.
Two computers walk into a bar....
Ooooh! I know the punchline to this one!
"...so then the bartender says '000101101!'"
I am so damn rusty at perl.
Could someone look at this: [link] and write a line of perl that would extract all the links? Note that if there's a link it's always the first thing on a line, as well as the only link. I mean, those are the only links I want.
perl -ne '/^<a href="(.*?)"/ && print "$1\\n"'
Of course, now my boss has it in his head to do it in VBScript.
eta: OK, my boss says I can try that in perl. (He likes to write very short, concise programs, so I'd think that perl would be right up his ally.)
How 'bout them there computers?
I think they're a fad.
I predict that one day, computers will be as big as a house, and so expensive that only the five richest kings of Europe will be able to afford one.
(a quick little funny thing.)
Hey are there other better free blogging outfits out there besides blogger? Something that would be relativey easy to use and would require minimal coding knowledge.