There's nothing like programming something to generate randomness. Such a feeling of release, rather like going down a slide in a deserted childrens' playground, knowing full well you're too old.
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Some movie titles lend themselves to being butchered. Like the awful film from 2000: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for example…
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The generator that started it all. J.K. Rowling wouldn’t approve.