Danny Yee

Humour

Collected Funny Stuff

I didn't write any of this, these are just items that have come my way over the years which I thought worth keeping. See also my crazy ideas collection.

Students and Teachers

Lord of the Rings: an Allegory of the Phd
Picking the Right Supervisor (a fable)
The Joys of Teaching
Why God Never Received Tenure
History in Student Bloopers

Literature and Politics

L'Isle de Gilligan
a parody of postmodernism
Little Red Riding Hood ("PC" version)
Fox in Socks Comes Back (external)

Censorship

See my anti-censorship humour page.

Religion

The Theology of STOP Signs
The Existence of System Administrators (external)
Theological Engineering Exam

Computing

I would like to be present everywhere
I have eaten all I have
Shaney meets Serdar Argic
Is Windows a Virus?
One OS to Rule them All

Science

"On the Tendencies of Motion"
Fermat's Last Theorem Proven
The Psychiatric Hotline

Links

"A modern web page is a catastrophe" - Usenix
African Union steps in to help flooded Thames Valley - DailyHawk
small children encounter modern art - LostAtEMinor
a ten-month-old's Christmas list - UglyVolvo
a rap introduction to BGP and an OSPF movie - YouTube - YouTube
(for my sins, I once read the entire BGP4 and OSPF2 specs, then RFCs 1171 and 1247)
"I believe (but cannot prove) that PHP developers have souls." - ;login:
"HCI people discover bugs by receiving a concerned email from their therapist. Systems people discover bugs by waking up and discovering that their first-born children are missing and 'ETIMEDOUT' has been written in blood on the wall."

(For more links, see my blog Pathologically Polymathic.)

Books

See the humour section of my book reviews.

Danny Yee