Random

Category: Humour | c: | m:

There's nothing like programming something to generate randomness. Such a feeling of release, rather like finishing a ruddy 16x16 Sudoku.

  • Random Tiger, Hidden Whatnow

    · 441 words (eats up about 2 mins)

    Some movie titles lend themselves to being butchered. Like the awful film from 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for example…

  • Random that's not my

    · 624 words (wastes about 3 mins)

    Usborne have a lot to answer for. They created the world’s most random series of childrens’ books under the title of That’s not my… insert-name-of-object here. But they’re not random enough, it seems. Wouldn’t it be fun to play with the titles a bit? Wouldn’t it?

  • Ye olde computer unit converter

    · 124 words (munches less than a minute)

    Thinking of writing an application? Spare some thought for resource usage and see how much hardware your behemoth crunjo app would have required a few years ago.

  • Royal Mail Postage Calculator

    · 1177 words (laps up about 6 mins)

    Confounded by Royal Mail’s postage rules and random numbers? Try their internal software here to calculate the cost of shipping and handling for customers.

  • Random school report generator

    · 3449 words (kills about 16 mins)

    Coming up with reports for a bunch of students is high on teachers’ least favourite list. This handy report generator might be just the ticket.

  • Random Harry Potter

    [1 comment] · 513 words (vacuums up about 3 mins)

    The generator that started it all. J.K. Rowling wouldn’t approve.