The Rise of the Bots!

I found a really fun site that helps you create Twitter bots.
Cheap Bots, Done Quick!
Here are some of the most interesting ones:

Autofleneur:  a procedurally-generated guide to getting lost. It was inspired by the traditions of flânerie and psychogeography.

Tiny Gallery:  tiny galleries with tiny pictures. Charming defined.

Teleport Bot:  a text bot who teleports you to magical, inspiring places.

Lots of Eyes: pretty much what it says but iconic.

 

I am looking for ideas for making my own Twitter bot and I would love some ideas in the Google Form below.  Any and all are allowed.  I will choose one of the ideas and create a bot using the chosen idea (or at least try to do so).  You can make your own. Just follow the directions on the site (or this site)and Bob is your favorite uncle.

If you are looking for a useful bot for re-tweeting try this one. It, too, has dead solid directions.

 

 

Down the Drain: The 19 Best Shower Beers

Glorious. Foolhearty. IPA’s for the a.m. crowd. In the shower.

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Drinking in the morning is no longer a sign that you have a problem with alcohol; it’s mandatory for getting through the day without committing a series of grisly homicides, then going on the run. The single problem with getting a little liquor in your system to face the daily grind is finding the time […]

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An Experiment in Gendered Discussion Domination

I ran across this very interesting and simple way to measure how much men and women talk in a public space.  It is called “Are Men Talking Too Much?”

 

Are men talking too much?

Check who’s dominating the conversation

Please don’t be aggrieved about the fact that the timer buttons are titled “dude” and “not dude”. That’s part of the humor in this. I am considering using this secretly in my fall comp classes and then trying it publicly. Mostly harmless.