Tumblr will begin selling ads, and people will care a whole lot for a very short time.
Remember when Instagram changed their Terms of Service and everyone thought that the world was going to end? Remember how everyone left Instagram and went to Flickr to protect their precious images from being reused without their permission?
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“Looks like your text book suicide”, said the Police Chief as he pulled the cloth over the corpse, “chalk up another one for the bad guys.”
About a month ago I had noticed through my website analytics that there had been a fair amount of traffic generated from the search query "brandon & james clark". I had initially thought nothing of it simply because my name isn't particularly original or unique. But as time passed the traffic increased -- and so did mycuriosity.Read More
I had been struggling with my twenty-plus year on-again, off-again love affair with comic books. It seemed as if it was going to be one of those things I loved to hate. For every halfway decent book I'd read and enjoy, there'd be thirty "Earth-shattering" event books marketed and released by major publishers that would make me hate the entire industry.
George Carlin, "dirty word" comedian, counter-culture icon and social critic, died on June 23, 2008 at the age of 71. But like all great minds, his words and ideas live on -- almost becoming more applicable as time passes. I often think, whenever I hear something particularly insane happening in American culture, What would Carlin say about this?
Since 1997 Google has saved ever single search inquiry typed into their little box, backlogging information and storing it to help strengthen its search engine. Now Google claims that the changes in their algorithm are to deliver users more high-quality search results.
The world didn't end. We're still here, waiting for the apocalypse. The fact that human existence will continue beyond December 21, 2012 probably won't shock most people, and will likely relieve those who were wringing their sweaty hands in nervous anticipation. But me? I'm a little bummed. This was our last chance for the end. Read More