People who frequently check their e-mail have tested as less intelligent than...– From NY Mag’s article on Distraction. Uh oh. (via sarahschneider) (via katespencer) crap. (via thetrifler) (via banalitycheck)
10 Brand New Wolfram Alpha Easter Eggs →
mashable: Less than two weeks ago, we brought to your attention 10 unique and fun easter eggs within Wolfram Alpha, the new computational knowledge engine that calculates answers based on your queries….
Free Programming Books →
BBC Internet Blog: How To Say: "Web 2.0"? →
We Tell Stories →
booktumbling: booksbooksbooks: “Over six weeks writers including Booker-shortlisted Mohsin Hamid, popular teen fiction author Kevin Brooks, prize-winning Naomi Alderman and bestselling thriller authors Nicci French will be pushing the envelope and creating tales that take full advantage of the immediacy, connectivity and interactivity that is now possible. These stories could not have been...
One of the Internet’s strengths is its ability to help consumers find the...– ~Jared Sandberg
Urban Dictionary - interknow →
toldorknown: To be acquainted with someone over the Internet, but not IRL This coining just occurred to me today but, of course, was already in UD. I like it. I’m tired of air-quoting the fact that I “know” people I haven’t “met”.
Tech Failures: The 10 Biggest Over The Last 10... →
Digg Content is Now Public Domain Internationally →
mashable: Digg has just upgraded the license for all of its content - titles, descriptions, comments, everything - from public domain to Creative Commons Zero (CC0). Under the public domain…
Users Over 55 Quitting Facebook: The Baby Boom... →
mashable: According to new data from Inside Facebook, users over the age of 55 haven’t been as actively using Facebook over the past two months after triple digit growth in that demographic earlier…
There's a limit?
infinitebutterflies: booktumbling: tumblr has said that I have almost reached my limit to adding photos for the day - now what the heck am I supposed to do!?!?!?!?! tell funny stories!
wordjournal: noun • “¶”, the paragraph symbol The leading proposed history of “¶” is that the symbol evolved from “C”, for capitulum (Latin: “chapter”). (Wikipedia illustrates the evolution.)
Ashton Kutcher Threatens to Stop Tweeting Over... →
mashable: “It’s all fun and games until somebody gets stalked.” That’s the last message posted to Twitter by its most followed user – Ashton Kutcher, aka @aplusk – nearly 24 hours ago. What the actor…
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent,...– Charles Darwin (via somethingchanged)
LyricWiki is a free site which is a source where... →
10 most extraordinary Twitter updates →
The New York Times Hires a Social Media Editor;... →
mashable: While companies across the world have been hiring social media-minded employees in droves, it’s an even bigger deal when newspaper stalwart The New York Times is the one hiring. Indeed, the…
Top 20 YouTube and Video Memes of All Time →
mashable: Even before the rise of YouTube as a central hub for video, we’ve been obsessed as a culture with sharing funny and amazing videos with our friends. While most videos get a couple views and fade…
Things are Different on the Internet →
Breadteamblr now AutoPagerized!
classics: otsune: breadteam: Inspired by the neverending cavalcade of madness over at GIF ANIME and needing a more effective way to display my 540+ posts, I decided to implement Proto-JP’s Tumblr AutoPager. Google Translate didn’t help me that much (view the translation) but by viewing the source on Proto-JP and GIF ANIME I figured that the AutoPage script code: <script...
Since leaving my home country of The Netherlands for the United States in 1996,...– mattmcinerney Adam Eeuwens from an article in Design Observer. Magic little pieces of design trivia… (via obsessivecompulsive) (via brocatus) (via delayprocrastinate)