December 3rd, 2005

The Norm: Writing

It's time to begin the USB Arms Race!

Marks and Spencer are selling USB missile launchers.



Powered by your mac or pc, you'll have hours of flying fun with these USB air darts. Let the mission begin!
Now you know what to get me for Christmas!

Computer controlled too... Pity there's no targeting web cam hooked up to it, though I suspect that it wouldn't be too difficult, especially with the USB hardware controllers and drivers from the folks at Phidgets.

Reminds me of the Nerf gun wars back in my dot.com days at Scient. I kept things around my corner of the office under control when I got my Nerf gatling gun. Shoot me with a dart? Get a full salvo of 25 right back...
Barcode memes

Five Simple Pleasures

Tagged by the one person I can't resist, marypcb...

Name 5 of life's simple pleasures that you like most. Try to be original and creative and not to use things that someone else has already used. Tag 5 people on your list.

1 A nice cup of tea and a good book
2 Hot toasted crumpets with butter melting through on to the plate
3 Sitting on a beach, watching the waves roll in
4 An intriguing problem to solve
5 Something interesting to photograph

I'm not one for tagging people, so feel free to propagate the meme if you want...