Pong meets contemporary art

MocoLoco has posted pictures of a pong clock:

What’s the score? The time. As Pong randomly plays, the score shown is the time of day on this “amusing, unusual timepiece” by Buro Vormkrijgers.

I think I’ll be adding this to my Christmas list.

Google loves Spam (primavera)

A friend of mine pointed out to me today that at the top of the spam filter in Gmail, Google offers recipes for Spam.

Yes, the potted meat.

Today’s recipes include Spam Fajitas, Savory Spam Crescents and Creamy Spam Broccoli Casserole.

I think I’ll pass.

CBS to offer March Madness online for free

This year it all just got a little bit easier, especially for diehard fans who inexplicably decide to spend the day at work with NCAA
March Madness on Demand, a streaming webcast. CBS had been offering the games online as part of a subscription, but this year the NCAA Tournament will be available for free at NCAAsports.com.

“I think that was the evolution of this product,” said Mike Aresco, senior vice president for programming at CBS Sports. “We felt that ultimately the future of online streaming would be on an ad-supported basis.” (more)

Very nice.