joke

  • "We looked at the most compelling social sites across the web, from Twitter to Tumblr, Pownce to FriendFeed, and more. And then we built an application around open standards to offer you the best features of each of these services, on your own site."
  • self-explanatory, I believe.
  • Rafe on conflicting images of Iran. We're only getting one view of the country in our major media outlets, but the social Web provides a more nuanced, complete view.
    filed under: media, marketing, politics, flickr, photography
  • haha, let fate determine where you should eat! Jim put together a fun visualization of Yahoo! Local business entries.
    filed under: yahoo, hacks, flash, joke, food, webservices
  • you can get the best of the web at mathowie's community blog (excepting pancakes)
    filed under: music, mp3, joke
  • "To investigate more formally, I purchased some time on a computer cluster and downloaded a copy of the Wikipedia archives. I wrote a little program to go through each edit and count how much of it remained in the latest version..."
    filed under: wikipedia, statistics

Vodka drinks you!

Yakov Smirnoff-inspired lines via Google: In Communist Russia * You. Read the bold phrases. In Communist Russia, Google searches you!

Update: Even more matches with: In Soviet Russia * You.

it won't scale

A funny punchline is still available for some geeky joke: wontscale.com. (Remember, it's not a joke if it doesn't have its own .com.) I don't know about you, but I'd like to see platform.wontscale.com where platform is your least favorite platform or internet celeb. Benchmark the laughter.

Update: Someone registered the domain. I'm getting ready to laugh...
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