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Wikipedia reaches fundraising goal, creepy Jimmy Wales face to disappear soon

Jan 3, 2011
Wikimedia, the parent company of the online encyclopedia, says it has met its goal of 16 million dollars raised to keep the site commercial free....
Posted In: business, Web Culture, Wikipedia

Haikuleaks. Or Wikihaiku.

Dec 29, 2010
We first spotted this over at Waxy.org, Andy Baio's highly recommended web site. Some French guys ran the texts of the Wikileaked cables through a...
Posted In: Entertainment, government, haiku, privacy, Web Culture, wikileaks

The most retweeted tweets of 2010- IN SONG!

Dec 29, 2010
We asked our pals Kevyn and Jeremy at We Sing Your Tweets to set a couple of the most retweeted tweets from Twitter to music. Because that's what...
Posted In: Internet, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

Cityville is a massive hit, way bigger than Farmville

Dec 28, 2010
Casual game maker Zynga made its name with FarmVille where you can create and tend your own virtual crops and livestock. A weird little game,...
Posted In: cityville, farmville, games, Web Culture, zynga

How Flickr missed the boat that Instagram caught

Dec 27, 2010
Instagram is one of the hottest new social media platforms out there. It's all about photo sharing, super easy to use your iPhone to take pictures,...
Posted In: flickr, instagram, social media, Web Culture, Yahoo

Logitech suspends Google TV enabled Revue box?

Dec 27, 2010
That's the rumor coming out of China, as reported by DigiTimes (they seem to be serving up an awful lot of rumors lately, especially about the iPad...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, google tv, logitech, manufacturing, search, Web Culture

Mechanical Turk is 40.92% spam generators

Dec 20, 2010
This according to researchers at NYU. They investigated all new HIT requesters on Amazon's Mechanical Turk site for September and October ...
Posted In: Amazon, business, mechanical turk, privacy, spam, Web Culture

Zuckerberg goes to China

Dec 20, 2010
Facebook is blocked in China but Zuckerberg was there to meet with the top brass at Baidu, the search engine of choice/availability for Chinese...
Posted In: baidu, China, Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world, zuckerberg

"We Sing Your Tweets" (they sing your tweets)

Dec 17, 2010
Boy, I have watched way more of these than I really needed to but alas, research. Kevyn Smith and Jeremy Johnson create original very short songs...
Posted In: Entertainment, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

YouTube to get into the content creation biz?

Dec 16, 2010
Interesting article in the New York Times cites anonymous sources that YouTube may be acquiring a company called Next New Networks (catchy and...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Google, google tv, ringo!, search, social media, Web Culture, YouTube

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