Tech

Awesome Potential Of SixthSense Technology

At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data — including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper “laptop”. . . . → Read More: Awesome Potential Of SixthSense Technology

Quick Shots

8 Comical Ways How Technology Changed Our Relationships

Hi, my name is Vinnie and I’m a techie. I love technology. Plain and simple, but there’s no doubt that it can affect the relationships in our lives. So, here are a few, fun, examples of its impact on relationships from across the web:

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source: TED – . . . → Read More: 8 Comical Ways How Technology Changed Our Relationships

Quick Shots

Now Who Can We Find That Speaks Jive

Barbara Billingsley died Saturday morning. She was 94 years old and best known for her role as June Cleaver on “Leave it to Beaver”, but I prefer to remember her from this video:

Photo source: Cheezburger.com

Facebook and the Chilean Miners

Some humorous Facebook updates about the Chilean Miners.

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Source: Lamebook

. . . → Read More: Facebook and the Chilean Miners

Why I’m Happy That This Facebook Spammer Was Fined $1 Billion

Q: What do you get when you post over four million spam messages on the walls of Facebook? A: How about a $100 fine for each message. Q: What do you get when you’re a scumbag profiting off of the humiliation and degradation of others. A: Adam Guerbuez . . . → Read More: Why I’m Happy That This Facebook Spammer Was Fined $1 Billion

Links

I’ll Link To That

Check out this week’s compilation of some interesting links that I wanted to share with you.

Facebook Wants You To ‘Like’ More Stuff, Officially Launches ‘Page Browser’

Facebook takes a page out of the Netflix interface and creates a Page Browser to suggest Pages that may interest you.

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The Future of Facebook Credits

Great . . . → Read More: I’ll Link To That

Marketing

Facebook Down Again

Quick Post: Looks like Facebook is doing their best twitter impersonation and is experiencing downtime for the 2nd time in as many days. No word yet on the cause of the problem or when it will be fixed.

Update 3:04 CST: Facebook’s developer site is reporting latency issues:

Current Status: API Latency Issues

We are . . . → Read More: Facebook Down Again

Facebook Temporarily Down Due to Networking Provider

Many Facebook users were unable to access the site for a short time today after Facebook experienced issues with a third party networking provider.

Mashable contacted Facebook and was told that they “are experiencing an issue with a third party networking provider that is causing problems for some people trying to connect to Facebook. . . . → Read More: Facebook Temporarily Down Due to Networking Provider

Google Searches For Justice, Sues Illegal Prescription Drug Dealers

You ever see the episode where Wile E. Coyote took the Road Runner to court for not allowing himself to be caught. Wile E. Coyote would always change his capture methods but the Road Runner would simply adjust and be one step ahead of him.

I imagine that Google has felt rather coyote’ish in . . . → Read More: Google Searches For Justice, Sues Illegal Prescription Drug Dealers

University Experiments, Bans Social Media For Week

Social media has become a part of our daily lives so what would you do if Facebook, Twitter and instant messaging tools were no longer available? How would this change your life? One professor at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania is determined to find out.

University Provost Eric Darr challenged his . . . → Read More: University Experiments, Bans Social Media For Week

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