Michelle Shildkret, 360i on behalf of TIME.com writes “JV Games was all...– (via Slashdot)
Can someone who never touches a computer truly be in touch with what is...– Lee Gomes, Note to Next President: Avoid Computers. By focusing on the President’s personal use of computers, Gomes shrinks the importance of Presidential technological literacy. We chide Sen. McCain for his mere awareness of the Internet, not because we want him skimming blogs all day; rather,...
A network engineer would say this was a situation of “same bandwidth,...– How Hard Could It Be? by Joel Spolsky (via inc.com)
“We’ve known it for a long time: the web is big. The first Google index in 1998 already had 26 million pages, and by 2000 the Google index reached the one billion mark. Over the last eight years, we’ve seen a lot of big numbers about how much content is really out there. Recently, even our search engineers stopped in awe about just how big the web is these days — when our...
michaelikesit: Dear U.S. Postal Service- Instead of raising the price of postage each time you face a budget crunch, may I suggest a new way to increase revenue? Let me pay you to stop delivering “my” junkmail. You get: More $$ (in numerous ways) I get: More time (and less clutter) We all get: More trees Where do I sign up?
Waterproof Your Gadgets (via swissmiss)
Over the years, my interest in watches has progressively increased while my...– David Vo
As you lay on a summer’s day In a cool and shady place, Don’t look...– Stephen Cosgrove, Bugg Books
There’s a thing in biology we call synchrony. Basically, one girl affects...– Dr. Louann Brizendine, author of The Female Brain, explaining how the dopamine released in screaming teenage girls’ brains upon seeing their pop idols is like “injecting heroin.” (via whateverlolawants) (via siddman)
Telling someone who procrastinates to buy a weekly planner is like telling...– Joseph Ferrari (via saramcpherson) (via whatson)
What Bush and Batman Have in Common →
toomuchawesome: There seems to me no question that the Batman film “The Dark Knight,” currently breaking every box office record in history, is at some level a paean of praise to the fortitude and moral courage that has been shown by George W. Bush in this time of terror and war. Like W, Batman is vilified and despised for confronting terrorists in the only terms they understand. Like W, Batman...
Anonymous Scripture →
Three days ago my fan broke. Today I went to Target and the prophecy came to pass. 21 And it shall come to pass on the fourth day that the store of heaven will provide a bladed tool; yea not two blades; yea not three blades; but verily I say unto you four aluminum blades with a width of ten and six inches that will cool the day from evening until morning. 22 And the tool shall be on clearance...
Marketing is not an emergency. It’s a planned, thoughtful exercise that started...– Seth Godin
You don’t truly appreciate spelling someone’s name right until you have a name that can be misspelled.
The State of the Web - Summer 2008 →
or “How I Spent My Summer Vacation”
My last girlfriend used to play Wii. She actually really liked Mario Kart. Then...– Etan (via huge) (via whatson)
A Christian, a Jew and Barack Obama are in a rowboat in the middle of the ocean....– Andy Borowitz
A horse walks into a bar. The bartender says, “Why the long face?”...– Andy Borowitz
A traveling salesman knocks on the door of a farmhouse, and much to his...– Andy Borowitz