If this was in England, definitely someone would have to resign so that they...– Newsweek columnist Dan Lyons on Facebook’s PR blunder (via markmilian)
Instagram: 10 photos per second.
Instagram: 10 photos per second. Constant growth from Christmas Day when users starting shooting using #Instagram with iPhone 4.
There’s this show … that’s just people getting help on television, because...– Maria Bamford, AV Club
“Amateur encyclopedists: intelligence, obsession...
Wikipedia did a study of the top 100 pages in six languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German and Spanish. Along with 87% of their customers being male (which they want to change), Jimmy Wales shared these three cultural trends. “Japanese people are very interested in pop culture - Japanese, American, and English pop culture – it’s a big part of life in Japan knowing about pop...
Journalists Memorial goes digital, as Newseum adds... →
washingtonpostinnovations: The Newseum is rededicating its Journalists Memorial on Monday, adding 77 names to the glass panels that already pay tribute to 2,077 journalists who have died while working since 1837. For those who can’t make the trip to Washington, there’s another way to honor them. Details »
WSJ Op-Ed: Facebook's Anti-Google Fiasco →
At the end of the day, this dispute is about advertising dollars more than about privacy. Google wants a piece of Facebook’s $2 billion in annual advertising revenues, hoping to build a similar social media network to boost its $29 billion in annual revenues. The dispute is also a…
Google's Charm Offensive in Europe →
perfectmarket: Google [is trying to] to win hearts and minds across Europe as it confronts legal, regulatory and political challenges on issues including privacy, copyright disputes, antitrust actions and taxation. “We’re really trying to work with folks in Europe to establish ourselves as more of a local…
These Arab regimes have been determined to prevent any civil society or...– “I Am a Man,” Thomas Friedman, NYT
At the last minute they saw the email exchange I posted, and realized they had...– Privacy advocate Christopher Soghoian Smear Story Source Speaks: Facebook Wanted to Stab Google in the Back
MOAR CUPCAKES! (don't judge us...)
pixandum asked: Parrots... A nightly cacaphonic symphony in my backyard in La Crescenta.
6n6challenge asked: The parrot gang is an outstanding group of hooligans! When I was in college, living in downtown, every summer they'd collect in the Magnolia tree right outside my window and drop nuts on my car. Sometimes there would be as many as 30 of them. Always an unbelievable sight. Thanks for posting the pics! Glad to hear they're still around.
Why can’t you just admit that Barack Obama is one efficient, steely nerved,...– Bill Maher
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom...– — Jane Austen, “Emma”
Steve Jobs hired dean of Yale School of Management Joel Podolny to run the Apple...– “Inside Apple” Reveals Steve Jobs Anecdotes, Apple’s Little Known Facts
I like ‘pencil-necked weasel’. It has ‘pencil’ in it....– Neil Gaiman hits back at US politician’s theft accusation