Monthly Archives: November 2008

End of the Road for Yugo

How do you make a Yugo go fast? Push it off a cliff.

What do you call the passengers in a Yugo? Shock absorbers.

Why do Yugos have heated rear windows? To keep your hands warm while you push it.

Yugo has reached the end of the road. The Yugo factory is now being transformed into a €700 million Fiat factory for creating an “anti-credit crisis car”.

Apple Trackpad Firmware Update

Apple have issued a firmware update for the new uni-body MacBook and MacBook Pro trackpads to fix the issue with clicks not registering. Since installing the update, on my MacBook Pro the issue is now gone. The clicking also seem to be more responsive as well, which is a bonus.

Charlie Brooker on Brand-Ross

Charlie registers his disgust:

If something as sublime and revolutionary as Python came along today, the Mail would try to kill it stone dead, and it’d rope in thousands of angry old idiots to help, all of them bravely marching to the Ofcom website to register their disgust. What a rush. Feel that pipsqueak throb of empowerment coursing through your starched and joyless veins! You’ve crushed some fun, and it feels good to be alive!

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