Articles Posted in the " fun " Category

  • A truly postmodern moment?

    A truly postmodern moment?

    Advertised on the maker’s site as: ““Lemme tell ya, these ain’t no ordinary finches we’re talkin’ about. These here are the Angry Birds, the ones that’s gonna kick you in the ‘nads. And they’re the ones on your side. They must be from Galapadapados, or sumptin’.” – Col. Angus, Bird Expert. The survival of the […]


  • Talking Carl

    Talking Carl

    Initially, during an ‘app swap’ session at an educational tech conference (#pelc10), I couldn’t see the point of this app, but decided that it was only 59p, and my colleague seemed almost unable to use it for laughing. What Can You Do With It? Strictly speaking, there’s not a lot to this app. Carl will […]


  • Wordle: Cloudworks

    Wordle: Cloudworks

    Wordle created for question: What three words would you use to describe cloudworks? —Grainne Conole Thanks to @gconole, I now can work out how to produce a basic word cloud, but want to learn some of the finer points – meantime, however, you can play alongside me! “Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” […]