Gotta Find a New Place Where the Kids are Hip Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Hey, You’re in a Facebook Ad. Do Not Want?!?
Another small tip for protecting your Facebook privacy. Best way is to visit your privacy page on a regular basis and see what recent invasion they’ve cooked up.
- Mars suitable for growing asparagus
Wow. Imagine how stinky your pee would be if you ate a whole bunch of Martian asparagus!
- Tom Waits gets key to El Paso
Almost as cool as when Supertramp got the key to Fresno.
- So Long, Bill Gates, and Thanks for the Monopoly
Not nearly as sarcastic as it sounds. Love it or hate it, the Windows monopoly did far more good than harm.
- Study: Newspaper Sports Departments Mostly Male, White
We will avoid noting the obvious.
- Chrysler’s uconnect Turns Car into Wi-Fi Hotspot
Was going to suggest that Kirk add this to his Jeep, but then remembered that he never leaves his house.
- Yahoo! Announces Realignment to Support Core Strategies
Seriously, that’s the headline of the latest Yahoo press release. PHB’s are running rampant at Yahoo headquarters. By this time next year we’ll all be playing Microsoft Fantasy Baseball.
- Myriad wildfires pollute air, pose health risks and keep on spreading
We keep seeing Facebook status updates from our friends in the Bay Area and Central Cal talking about the smoke from the wildfires. In SoCal, we call that "October."
- On the Web, Supporters of McCain Wage An Uphill Battle
Okay, here’s the thing. John McCain is "aware" of the Internet. Barack Obama actually uses the Internet (him personally). It’s 2008. Do you really want a president who has nostalgia for typewriters and faxes?
- Too many black and Asian faces on TV, says BBC director Samir Shah
Lordy, someone missed the entirety of the Republican debates.
- Coffee Giant Starbucks to Trim In-Store Music Offerings
Starbucks moves back to selective curating rather than scattershot product pushing. The curation mode made some artists huge. While it seems exclusionary, we approve of the curation approach. Trusted sources, you know.