Screen Addiction- Does the overuse of screens... →
The 100 Most Iconic Internet Videos [Full List] -... →
What information consumes is rather obvious: It consumes the attention of its...– Herbert A. Simon (via psychotherapy) (via delayprocrastinate)
Oh, man — he announced on Twitter! What’s the matter — was Tumblr down?– JON STEWART, on Newt Gingrich announcing his presidential candidacy via a Tweet, on The Daily Show. Heh. (via mudwerks)
Facebook hired PR agency to plant bad stories... →
cheatsheet: soupsoup: For the past few days, a mystery has been unfolding in Silicon Valley. Somebody, it seems, hired Burson-Marsteller, a top public-relations firm, to pitch anti-Google stories to newspapers, urging them to investigate claims that Google was invading people’s privacy. Burson even offered to help an influential blogger write a Google-bashing op-ed, which it promised it could...
Couple who met on Flickr use Photoshop to keep... →
mallisser: A young couple in a long-distance relationship (the guy lives in the US and the girl lives in England) edit themselves into photos as a way of remaining close. I can’t decide if this is incredibly artistic or incredibly creepy. What do you think?
I think tumblr should buy a country so all of us...
Scraping, cleaning, and selling big data -... →
tingletech: Infochimps execs discuss the challenges of data scraping.
Every Six Hours, the NSA Gathers as Much Data as... →
infoneer-pulse: The National Security Agency is, by nature, an extreme example of the e-hoarder. And as the governmental organization responsible for things like, say, gathering intelligence on such Persons of Interest as Osama bin Laden, that impulse makes sense—though once you hear the specifics, it still seems pretty incredible. In a story about the bin Laden mission, the NSA very casually...
Teens who drink alcohol spend more time using the computer for activities such...– Come on, how would you piece together your blurry nights without help from the 800 pictures you’re tagged in? (via The Awl)
Microsoft to Buy Skype for $8.5 Billion →
infoneer-pulse: Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it would buy Skype Global for $8.5 billion in cash, in its largest acquisition ever. » via The New York Times_(Subscription may be required for some content)_
1165.) My iPod knows me better than anyone else.
oneshouldreadeverything: comeanddance:crappings: (via blogsecret)
t The practice of capping Internet bandwidth and selling it as a metered...– With 56% of American Internet connections now capped, advocates ask FCC for probe (via ryking) How’s that non-net neutrality working for you? (via letterstomycountry)