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The Future Herald
« on: April 22, 2015, 10:23:14 PM »
I hope that nobody minds me mentioning this here, but I have recently started a website, The Future Herald in the form of a news website about events that have yet to happen: it is intended to bring together the parodic styles of publications such as "The Onion" and the "Daily Mash" with a slightly more serious (and hopefully at least slightly prescient) take on the future. Feedback welcome.

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Re: The Future Herald
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2015, 03:17:54 AM »
I've certainly mentioned my pet projects here because I don't think it's bad at all - it's good to know what we're all up to. I'll check it out! :)

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Re: The Future Herald
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2015, 06:57:40 AM »
Nice reading. Good to kill time while commuting. :)

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Re: The Future Herald
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2015, 03:58:27 PM »
I've also dabbled in writing fake newspaper articles back in my mid-teen years. They were a lot sillier, being based on a fictional comic strips location, with only a few hints of parody or satire of the real world. I remember creating the fake ads, which were parody, and probably a lot funnier. The ads seems to be lost, though. The only article I have that makes sense without context is about a man having earned his 42nd doctorate (likely creating new doctorate degrees along the way), which judging from the last one are all completely nonesensical and useless. Lack of photograph of the "polydoctor" is explained by him being a nudist. (That last bit is a joke that doesn't work anymore, with all the nudity in Norwegian media these days. In fact, it recently became apparent that Norwegian programs for children are less restrictive than Facebook.)

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Re: The Future Herald
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2015, 08:59:11 PM »
Feedback welcome.

Wouldn't feed-forward be more appropriate?

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Re: The Future Herald
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2015, 10:40:01 PM »
Wouldn't feed-forward be more appropriate?


Ahh, yes, that too possibly!

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