Tuesday, December 27, 2005

The Putty!!! SO MUCH PUTTY!!!

I love Silly Putty, but this is a bit over the top!

From Digg:
What do you do when you work for google and you get bored? Order silly putty of course!

read more | digg story

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Internet vs. literacy

Naomi S. Baron has an interesting article on how our ever growing ability to search for specific bits of information out of literature is leading to a culture that does not value the works that information comes from. In other words, why read the book if a synopsis or a google search will do. My favorite line is that this generation is "aliterate -- they know how to read but choose not to."

Buy, Play, Trade, Repeat - New York Times

I think this NYT Opinion piece really sums up the correct view of DRM on music. You're only hurting your business if you keep people from spreading the music. The more people can listen to artists' work the more likely they'll buy it and more importantly... tell their friends. Don't miss the discussions of this article over on Slashdot and Digg.