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June 30, 2007
Google criticizing Michael Moore's Sicko (hey, medical industry! counter the bad press with some Google ads!)
June 29, 2007
Facebook is the new AOL (while Marc points out it's just getting started; they're both right)
June 25, 2007
Scott Beale's video of Larry Page's helicopter landing from Foo Camp (the Google founder/icon landed on the O'Reilly campus backyard on Saturday)
Viewing American class divisions through Facebook and MySpace (Danah Boyd breaks down the migration of preppy white kids to Facebook)
June 20, 2007
Mocking Surface ("Your next computer will be a big ass table.")
Spore delayed until 2009 mid-2008 (depressing) [via]
June 19, 2007
Growing Up (conversation between Eric Meyer and his three-year-old daughter)
How to solve a maze with Photoshop (creative hack)
O.J. Simpson book allegedly leaked online (download it here)
June 18, 2007
Good Copy Bad Copy (freely-available film about the role of copyright in global culture; watch now or read a review by Jason Scott)
Jerry Yang is Yahoo's new CEO (needless to say, this is massive news around here)
Michael Moore's Sicko on Google Video (the Nixon and Reagan audio footage is brilliant; updated again: try here) [via]
June 14, 2007
Zork 1 forum on Idle Thumbs (collectively playing text adventures with Ziggy, a Z-Machine interpreter hooked into a message board)
Cult of the Bound Variable (insanely brilliant and deep programming contest in the form of an adventure game; read the solution to understand just how deep it goes)
lmnopuz (elegantly-designed multiplayer crossword puzzles)
June 13, 2007
Tim Knowles' Tree Drawings (the photos of the trees drawing are as inspired as the artwork itself)
June 12, 2007
Mr. Wizard, dead at 89 (for old time's sake)
June 11, 2007
Video: Mr. T on Hitachi storage virtualization (he puts the T in I.T.) [via]
Engadget's live coverage of Steve Jobs WWDC keynote (by far the best coverage, with tons of pictures and readable updates)
June 8, 2007
Flickr images blocked in China (more on the official Flickr forum)
Video: Sin City Breakfast Tacos (Robert Rodriguez is a very talented man; see also: Cooking with Rockstars)
June 7, 2007
LastGraph (beautiful infoviz graphs of Last.fm listening habits; examples here) [via]
Wikigroaning (comparing "useful" Wikipedia articles to their fanboy counterparts)
June 4, 2007
I CAN HAS VAR? (Machine Project offering a beginner's programming workshop using LOLCODE; and yes, I lied)
GHATS fixes Google Street View privacy by adding hats and moustaches to every face (just a joke, but here's some serious Street View hacking from WhereCamp)
June 3, 2007
iPhone commercials released (it's official: June 29) [via]
Human Giant using Twitter at the MTV Movie Awards (Twitter is getting prominent mentions throughout the pre-show broadcast)
June 1, 2007
Stewart Copeland pans Police reunion show (it's refreshing to see this kind of blunt humility from an established rock star)
LOLFeeds (the first, and last, Lolcats-related link I'm ever posting)