Remains of the Day: 'Stupid Hackathon' Delivers Intentionally Useless Tools
Sometimes you just want to make something stupid. The Stupid Hackathon is an one-day event in which developers and makers bring their worst ideas into the world, like a sound-dampening bucket you put on your head so that you may yell and curse.
Also among the 2017
projects is a browser extension called
that tweets every site you visit and everything you type,
, which misdiagnoses you with exotic diseases, and
, a Facebook messaging app that makes your friend wait for a message that will never come, among many other projects. [
news, Etsy is going to be selling craft supplies that you can use to make your own DIY projects. Etsy is, of course, the online marketplace where you can buy arts and crafts and vintage items. Now they're going to showcase items alongside the various supplies you need to make them, offering their existing makers a new way to generate revenue. [Etsy Studio]
Amazon is having some difficulties fulfilling Nintendo Switch orders on launch day.
Many customers are reporting that their orders, which were supposed to be delivered today, have yet to ship. One customer service representative told a Reddit user that their Amazon facility has yet to receive the Nintendo systems themselves. [Gizmodo]
And Nintendo suggests you don't use your Switch near an aquarium
, as it might interfere with the wireless controller signal. Personally that puts me in the difficult position of choosing between my two main hobbies: Nintendo and fish. [Kotaku]