What makes Quora noteworthy is the surge of boldfaced names holding court...– Ask a Celebrity Geek - Newsweek (via nickdouglas)
This week, Comcast officially took control of NBC/Universal, and I have to say...– NBC/Universal Comcast employee SETH MEYERS, on Weekend Update (via inothernews)
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This is not a blogging platform: Ways in which... →
coyotesqrl: The Internet was developed as a side effect of a massive nuclear arms race, one in which we fully expected and planned for massive deaths and infrastructure destruction. The point of the Internet is to remain functional even if C&C is destroyed. The race to the moon gave us myriad advances in…
Technical Details On How Egypt Has Shut Down Every... →
infoneer-pulse: At 22:34 UTC (00:34am local time), Renesys observed the virtually simultaneous withdrawal of all routes to Egyptian networks in the Internet’s global routing table. Approximately 3,500 individual BGP routes were withdrawn, leaving no valid paths by which the rest of the world could continue to exchange Internet traffic with Egypt’s service providers. Virtually all of Egypt’s...
I don’t want a tumbler, I want an insulated mug.– My mother, upon my sisters mentioning Tumblr, and trying to explain what it is. (via storybook)
Everybody sucks: Digg is dead, Google is a perv... →
cnnmoneytech: Media blogger and Venturebeat writer John Boitnott put together a cute little post on what Google’s autocomplete feature thinks of social media and big tech companies. Basically, the whole thing sounds like a sullen teenager. The iPad is “lame,” Apple is “overrated,” MySpace is “ghetto” and Twitter is “so stupid” (and also “for old people”??). Google autocomplete even thinks...
Facebook, Apple Place Bets to Shape the Future of... →
continuum: Two announcements today by Apple and Facebook could represent a new path for how we pay for things, offline and on.
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Larry Page To Replace Eric Schmidt as CEO of... →
mashable: Is Larry Page ready to lead Google?
If you get into these email, Facebook thumbs-up/thumbs-down settings, a...– “Alone Together”: MIT professor shares her ambivalence about the overuses of technology (via today)
Will Netflix Destroy the Internet? →