And Now It Goes Like That Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Battlestar Struggles in Sunday Debut
Sigh. Perhaps if it wasn’t so dark. Or complicated. Or morally ambiguous. Or so fracking great.
- My Name Is Meta
Behind the scenes of the TWoP shout-out on "My Name is Earl" a couple of weeks ago. And it’s all for charity!!
- China launches 4G before 3G off the ground
The Fourth G is, of course, Time.
- Verizon rejected Apple iPhone deal
The issue: C-o-n-Control.
- ‘Spider’ crawls Internet for tax evaders
It looks for ecommerce sites, and cross-references the sites to see if the owners of said sites have paid their taxes. And of course, if you’ve visited one of these sites, it probably knows.
- Wikipedia joins list of key brands
As new media companies muscle their way up this coveted list, Starbucks actually drops a notch.
- Wear your heart on your sleeves
# 997 in a series lamenting the demise of the mix tape. In this episode, one begins to realize an entire generation has no idea what the author is talking about.
- An inspiration to us all
Now that Sundance has ended, the awards you *didn’t* hear about. After all, what is a film festival without an Animal Husbandry honor?
- Pissing off the blogosphere?
Scoble goes ballistic because Engadget linked to a New York Times story on Intel instead of Scoble’s own video interview filmed at an Intel factory. The thread quickly degenerates into a condemnation of bloggers who link to the NYT (because the NYT never links to bloggers – except that the NYT blogs actually do). Coming after Scoble’s wacky coverage of CES it’s hard not to think this guy needs a long vacation.