A Canadian accountant has managed to create a basic video game using only Excel spreadsheets.
Chartered accountant Cary Walkin built the game during the spare time he had while studying for an MBA in Toronto.
In the game, players take on a series of increasingly tough enemies in an arena drawn using only the basic characters and punctuation marks available in Excel. Defeating enemies such as anacondas, black widow spiders and hyenas bestows fame points.
Proof that becoming a student can turn even the most straight-laced of professionals into a terminal procrastinator.
I went for netvibes - it looks prettier and has more functionality than googlereader anyhoo.
So anything you type into your phone can potentially be determined by rogue apps which look at how the built-in accelerometer (that detects small movements and the orientation of your device) responds to touchscreen tapping.
Makes an unnerving amount of sense when you think about it…
Unbelievably cat-friendly house design from Japan
Great article on the battle over mobile mapping technology, worthy of Wired!
How to Activate Find My iPhone for iOS 4
Just saw a journalist on the one show who recovered his stolen iPhone thanks to this app.
Robotic Vacuum Cleaners and the Cats who Love Them.
I’ve heard they’re not the most effective vacuum cleaners in the world, but they’re worth the money if you have pets - useless for the hair, but hours of fun watching them joyride.
Eye Pod Dock.
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