I like this Microsoft ad — “I’m Just Not Cool Enough To Be A Mac Person.” It’s well done, and well-timed given the economy right now.
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mikehudack: Don’t kid yourselves. TV works.
It’s 140 characters. It’s so few characters. If you need a ghostwriter for that,...– Shaquille O’Neal - aka @the_real_shaq - commenting on people who use ghost writers on Twitter When Stars Twitter, a Ghost May Be Lurking - NYTimes.com (via mdoeff) (via bijan)
Video of Evan Williams, Twitter CEO, at TED
Evidently, I'm male
I tried this nifty tool, which uses your browsing history and Quantcast data to infer your gender. Even with only the knowledge that you visited (and not the frequency), it seems to work. http://www.mikeonads.com/2008/07/13/using-your-browser-url-history-estimate-gender/ I’m guessing that, for me, the visits to Extremtech and Newegg pretty much sealed the deal.
“The Rise and Fall of Twitter” I saw this on TechCrunch — it’s hilarious, as long as you don’t find it offensive. (Apparently there are a number of these, with Hitler expounding, for example, about his Xbox account and such. I loved this one.)
But how will Google ever make money? There’s the rub. The company’s adamant...– “Will Google’s Purity Pay Off?” BusinessWeek, Dec 7, 2000 - via “Remember When Everyone Wondered How Google Was Going To Make Money” - cdixon.org (via bijan)
The End of Privacy!
continuations: About a year ago, I wrote a post with the same title, except that it ended in a question mark. Since then I have become convinced that solving the problem of our ever growing data trails will require a reshaping of what we mean by and expect from the idea of privacy. Two things happened this week that brought this issue back to mind: On Monday in our partners meeting we got to...
Vegetarian Chili is tasty
1/3 cup olive oil 2 cups finely chopped onions ¾ cup finely chopped celery 1 cup finely chopped green peppers 1 cup finely chopped carrots 2 cup finely chopped mushrooms 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/3 teaspoon pepper flakes 1 tbsp cumin ¾ teaspoon dried basil 2 tbsp chili powder ¾ teaspoon dried oreg 2 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper sauté for couple mins 2 cup tomato juice or v8 ¾ cup bulgur wheat 2...