Why is Rick Astley the #1 trending topic on...
secondstar05: Did he die, or did Twitter just get Rick Rolled?
The Internet was built to withstand nuclear attack. That was why it was built in...– VentureBeat: “Michael Jackson is a test. He is only a test of the emergency broadcast system” by Dean Takahashi, June 25, 2009. About VentureBeat: “VentureBeat’s mission is to provide news about innovation for forward-thinking executives. Founder Matt Marshall covered venture capital for the San...
Facebook Vanity URLs are Cool, but They Can Also... →
mashable: How many people have registered their Facebook vanity URLs? Last time we checked, less than 5%. That means all the rest still have the option to do it; and since it’s a one time,…
The Internet is a giant international network of intelligent, informed computer...– Dave Barry (via amplequotes) (via pinkeezy)
"Digital Lives" Researches Our Personal Digital... →
nerdgasms: robinmkatz: The British Library, University College London, University of Bristol and the Arts and Humanities Research Council seek to understand how individuals manage their digital collections.
I live in the space between chaos and shape. I walk the line that continually...– Jeanette Winterson (via restartmyheart) (via lukestorms)
The Internet is not a separate place a person can go to from the real world. The...– Modern Love - Instant Message, Instant Girlfriend - Series - NYTimes.com (via herkamer) (via peterwknox) (via freckledawesome)
Knowing the top speed of a car doesn’t tell you how fast you can drive in rush...– Microsoft on browser benchmarks.. This quote by microsoft is priceless. Basically them saying we know our browser isn’t by any means the fastest but most sites are quick enough that we’ll call it a tie. source:...
Any piece of software reflects the organizational structure that produced it.– Conway’s Law. (via cubicle17) (via luminol)
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front...– Douglas Adams (via dailycow)
Hysterical collection of "orphaned tweets" on... →
adeandabet: peterfeld: People who sign up and update once, never to return: treyharness This technology is awesome. If you haven’t signed up already, do it now so we can all stay connected. Its much easier than email or phone. 7:25 PM May 7th, 2008 brittanyblevins what kind of donuts are you offering? 12:23 PM May 8th, 2008 apsolutely4me picking lint from Judy’s naval while she is...
How the Web Changes Our Brains →
jingc: As new intelligences suited for this new age we live in evolve, performance on old-fashioned IQ tests may decrease exactly because of distraction and task switching, which are disadvantageous for the old IQ test but advantageous in everyday life in 2009 and beyond. At the same time, thinking deeply, while still of value, is needed less in day-to-day living. (via Neuroanthropology)
despite all his rage, he is still just a rat in... →
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We’ve toiled under the tyranny of the click for too long,” IAB chief Randall...– Deep Media: Ad Sense? Googlenomics and the Tyranny of Click-Through (via heyitsnoah)