Those Amazing Asians

Every now and then, someone tells me “get a life.”

It’s often myself.

but I’ve just seen a couple of things that are absolutely jaw-droppingly astonishing examples of pointless wastes of time — spectacular, amazing, and — in the end — pointless.

But still incredible to watch.

First, thanks to Meryl Yourish, this “explanation” for a certain part of common computer technology.

In a similar vein, but on a truly fantastic scale, this real-life, analog recreation of some other computer display techology — this one thanks to the fine folks at

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