The Norman Door
I came across this on facebook today (while taking a break from the monster that is the dissertation proposal). It reminded me a lot of my undergraduate days when I took UI Design as part of my computer science degree, and I was reading the book by Don Norman :-)
I guess this is a take it, or leave it, type of humor. Saw this posted on facebook by one of my acquaintances who is a (medical) doctor. Hope I never have to go through the pain of stones :-)
Good Adds up?
I guess this is one of the new facebook things: Good adds up. I suppose it's a positive way to look at things. Some people in my timeline have gotten videos, I got a more static infographic page. Yes, it's all Greek to you😜
Work Jeopardy (for programmers)
I saw this on facebook the other day. The first thing that came to mind was "What is the UNIX command you run when you quit your job?" hahaha :-)
The dutch are the best. Period!
Found on Facebook through Simon Ensor. Loved this video introducing the Netherlands to Trump ;-)
Facebook's year in Review
Figured out how to extricate this from facebook and upload it to YouTube.It's a little inaccurate (some old photos of me where tagged by someone, and I don't often post photos of myself on facebook, so that isn't as accurate as people who post a lot of Fb) - but it's fun to look at anyway. Και του χρόνου!
Sunday, Dec 25 2016 09:00 | Facebook, holidays, virtual card, Γιορτές, Ελληνικά, Ευχές, Χριστούγεννα
Καλά χριστούγεννα και χρόνια πολλά! Άντε, πάμε στην πλάζ για έκα κρύο μπάνιο (τώρα που κάνει και αρνητικούς βαθμούς έξω! :p). And for the rest of the world...Frohe Weihnachten!Merry Christmas!Joyeux Noël!Buon natale!Feliz navidad!Счастли́вого Рождества́!
Κλέισαμε άλλο ένα χρόνο...
Σας ευχαριστώ όλους για τις θερμές ευχές γενεθίων! :-)Thank you everyone for the Birthday wishes :-) Vielen Dank für diene Geburtstagswünsche :-)Molto grazie a tutti per gli auguru che ho ricevuto :-)Merci beaucoup pour tes souhaites d'anniversaire hier :-)
Monday, Oct 31 2016 02:00 | Action, Facebook, FanFilm, halloween, Horror, Humor, video games, VideoGames, youtube
What happens when Mario dies? Something found via facebook this weekend :-) Happy Halloween to you out there :-)
Meanwhile Thor was being a normal mortal...
What Thor was doing during the events of Captain America: Civil War. LOL. :-) This came by way of faceboook...
Από το facebook...
Now that's some fallout!
Monday, Jun 27 2016 11:48 | audio drama, audiobooks, axanar, Facebook, FanFilm, legal, StarTrek, youtube
Late last week CBS and Paramount put forth official guidelines for Fan Films using Star Trek as their basis. There was the usual firestorm on the forums facebook on his in the various Star Trek fan film communities. This seems to have had a really huge chilling effect on all current fan film productions, including audio dramas. I chose to not really participate in this discussion
Saturday, Apr 9 2016 04:30 | Academia, elections, Facebook, Humor, politics, research, School, Social Media
This has been making the rounds on social media this week: a fictitious article mocking presidential candidate Donald Trump by writing an academic article in Trumpspeak. We've got the best data. Premium stuff! Pretty funny ;-)
Ζωή ως τουαλέτα...
Σοφία από το Facebook αυτή την εβδομάδα...
I'm 88 eh? You don't say!
Wednesday, Mar 30 2016 03:00 | Entertainment, Facebook, Humor, Social Media, Social Networking, Social Networks
The other day I took one of those silly Facebook tests. You know, the ones that ask you some limited amount of questions and they tell you something about yourself (your ideal profession, your age, your brain capacity, when you're going to die - whatever). This is nothing new, I remember doing silly tests like these since I started surfing the web in 1995 (hey, remember the Spark, and their
More humor... star trek Xtreme!
I was listening to Earl Grey, one of the Trek.fm podcasts, this past week, and the topic of discussion was about a fictions scenario, a what if they had made an animated series out of Star Trek: The Next Generation in the 90s once the live action series was off the air. It was a pretty funny episode to listen to, especially if you've seen the mess that is Star Trek the animated series...well...and
Boat of love the next generation
Something humorous found on facebook recently. A little parody of Star Trek: The Next Generation as the Love boat. This seems like an SNL sketch (from the time before I watched it). Look at those uniforms! ;-)
孔明の罠 - Kaizo Trap
A find on Facebook this week. An interesting animation of getting sucked into a game (Tron-style) and escaping from it ;-) The music needed a little better intro, but the visual synched pretty nicely with the audio once things got going!
In the news...Free the nipple
Something that showed up on my facebook feed this week The full story at the New York Times
Study in school...or else!
Sunday, Jan 31 2016 03:30 | comics, Education, Facebook, Greek, higherEd, Humor, Social Media, Ελληνικά, χιούμορ
The other day in facebook this image came up in my timeline. It's in Greek, but basically the text translates as:Dad: If you don't study (hard) you will become like this guyHobo: I am professor!I guess regardless of the country, there are issues in higher education. In the US we have a high population of (low paid) adjuncts, and in Greece you have tenured folks making less than what adjuncts
That settles it! You're a Geek!
Well... I guess that settles the difference. As someone who has English as a (quasi) second language, the difference was always elusive ;-)
Some creepy images on consumption and zombieism...courtesy of the folks I follow on facebook. Romero would approve ;-)Donald Trump during an election yearKeeping up with the...what now?
Star Wars characters as Calvin & Hobbes
Something found on social media recently, Brian Kesinger has drawn up some of the new Star Wars characters in Calvin & Hobbes style :-) Pretty cool for those who love C&H :-)
Star Wars Engineer
Wednesday, Jan 6 2016 05:30 | engineering, Facebook, Humor, physics, Sci-Fi, Social Media, StarWars, Video, youtube
Seems like this is one of the things that is popular this week on the internet: The Death Star Engineer giving a speech - or rather an explanation - of why his design was sound, and it was only because "magic space wizards" were involved that it blew up ;-) Pretty funny if you ask me :-)
Καλή χρονιά :-)
Καλή χρονιά, και ο Θεός βοηθός!
Άντε, χρόνια μας πολλά! Καλά Χριστούγεννα!Merry Christmas :-)
Star Trek Wars (mashup)
Just something making the rounds on facebook these days... Funny or enraging? ;-)
Star Trek Beyond - first trailer
Tuesday, Dec 15 2015 10:58 | Entertainment, Facebook, Films, Movies, Sci-Fi, StarTrek, trailer, youtube
Well, the first trailer for Beyond is out... and it looks like Mission Impossible in Space. It's not that it's bad. I like the trailer - but it' just very generic looking. It looks like a generic, space, action movie that just happens to have the Star Trek logos and crew in it.Maybe other trailers in the future will be more indicative of what the movie is actually about.
Woah! Independence Day: Ressurgence!
Just caught this on one of my facebook feeds - a trailer for the sequel to Independence Day. This looks like a pretty fantastic sci-fi film (and I hope it's a great sequel). I remember seeing the original in the theaters one of my first summers back from Greece :)I did notice a noticeable absence of Will Smith though...
Τζαφάρ (Jafar) - a short video
via somewhere on my facebook stream: a short anti-racism video
Βιντεοπαιχνίδια...τα παλιά τα χρόνια...
Wednesday, Dec 2 2015 04:30 | Facebook, Ελληνικά, Ιστορικά, Ταξίδια, Τεχνολογία, αστεία, βιντεοπαιχνίδια, παιχνίδια, χιούμορ
Ιστορίες από τον τοίχο του facebook: Βιντεοπαιχνίδια τα παλιά τα χρόνια. Πάντως εγώ δεν είχα τέτοιο πρόβλημα (γενικά στο αυτοκίνητο δεν μπορούσα να παίξω παιχνίδια, προτιμούσα τον ύπνο) αλλά αρκετές φορές ήθελα να παίξω κάτι
iPod, I am your father!
Monday, Nov 30 2015 04:30 | Apple, audio, cassette, Facebook, Humor, iPod, Social Media, Social Networks, Technology
This seems a little dated these days, I mean...what "kids these days" will remember an iPod classic? ;-) That said, here's another find from stories from the facebook wall
Όχι τέτοιο check-in
Αστείο από το facebook, via Margo ap.
Liberty and Security
A little something found on facebook. A little social commentary after the terrorist attacks on Paris in November 2015:
On Social Networking...
Wednesday, Dec 12 2012 19:30 | Academia, employment, Facebook, LinkedIn, research, Social Networking, Social Networks, Work
The other day one of my long time friends and colleague posted on Facebook a quick pondering: is LinkedIn the right place for academics? The underlying thought is that LinkedIn is very instrumentalist and positivist in how it represents someone. Essentially what this means is that we setup profiles that represent a reality that we want to market to others, and we want to pass on that reality (our reality)
AOL Keywords for a new decade
Last week I was off from work. I was quite happy because I thought I would be able to go to my local baker every day and sample each and every daily specialty they had. Unfortunately they chose the same week I took off to complete renovations to their operation so no bread unless I went to the not-so-local farmers markets where they also sell their wonderful bread-seriously, their bread
Κριτική: Θέλω συνδέσμους μεταξύ Social Networking και Addressbook/iCal!
Wednesday, Apr 2 2008 13:30 | Addressbook, Facebook, Freeware, iCal, LinkedIn, MacOS X, Plug-in, Social Networking, Social Networks, Απόψεις, Δίκτυα, Κοινωνικά, Λογισμικό
Εδώ και καιρό χρησιμοποιώ τρία κοινωνικά δίκτυα (social networks) να βρω και να συνδεθώ με παλιούς και νέους φίλους, συγγενείς, και συνεργάτες. Τα δύο μεγαλύτερα που χρησιμοποιώ είναι το facebook και το LinkedIn. Φυσικά υπάρχουν αρκετά