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March 2011
“I watch the catastrophe play out on television. In Japan, a baby is lifted from the rubble and swathed in a blanket. A young woman is bleeding. An unconscious man is strapped to a stretcher. The streamer at the bottom of the screen says: ‘Victoria Beckham expecting a girl … Aerosmith, J-Lo both slated to appear...
On the first official day of spring we have more to celebrate than wonderful weather. We can also celebrate the 5th birthday of our beloved Twitter. The first tweet was posted by co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006 with the message “inviting coworkers”. Now the ever growing and popular 140-character messaging service has well over...
There are many products and brands that I am a devotee of, and I’ll admit Google is certainly one of them. But I’m not so sure I would ever love a company so much as to permanetly “ink” them on my person. I mean, does this girl not realize that in 10-15 years or however...
This is extremely impressive. In under 48 hours the users of  Zynga’s FarmVille, CityVille, and FrontierVille have donated more than $1 million in aid for victims of the natural disasters in Japan. The gaming company began adding virtual goods to many of their games the other day for users to purchase, the proceeds which in turn are...
Social media moves too fast to wait for sites to update. Twitter streams move faster than most people can read. Facebook updates in real time all the time. StumbleUpon is ever-fresh and Reddit is in a constant state of flux. The Digg front page, however, has been moving very slow, often not updating for hours....
I wanted to share an email taken from Kevin Rose’s blog which he received from a friend of his that works at Apple in Japan. It goes into detail all the various ways that they are helping all of their employees and even in some cases their family members too. It’s responses like this from...
With the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament starting this week it’s only fitting that Google release a virtual tour of the venues incorporating Google Earth. It seems they’re bigger basketball fans than even myself. They setup a site just for the sole purpose of keeping track of all the coverage (there’s also a hidden game!) On top...
In a pretty awesome move FotoKem and Gato Negro Films have produced the first full-feature Hollywood film made specifically to be released online. It stars a whole heap of people including Carla Gugino, Zachary Quinto, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Josh Hartnett, and Emmanuelle Chriqu. Girl Walks Into A Bar is a comedy directed by Sebastian...
Have you had enough of all the Charlie Sheen non-sense? Would you like to block it out? Well good news. A new extension for both Firefox and Chrome, Tinted Sheen, will do just that for you. “Sorry Charlie, but it is time to leave the Internet and go back to your porn family,” said a...
As if we didn’t see this coming. In its most recent addition, Facebook plans to team up with the hugely popular video conferencing platform Skype to offer video chat to it’s users. With over 600 million users, Facebook will quickly become one of the top video chat services once this feature is released widely. Both Google and...
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