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  • Google To Start Displaying Knowledge Graph Carousel To Users Globally

    Google To Start Displaying Knowledge Graph Carousel To Users Globally

    Google’s Knowledge Graph has become a useful tool when you’re searching for things that interest you. There are a few reasons why it’s a handy feature, but most of all it provides context to what you’re searching for. The best example I’ve found is that if I google “Eagles”, I want to tell Google if I’m looking for information about the band or… Read More

  • Top 10 Greatest U.S. Digital Media M&A Deals Of All Time

    Top 10 Greatest U.S. Digital Media M&A Deals Of All Time

    Back in November 2006, I published the Top 10 Greatest Internet Digital Media M&A Deals of All Time.  It included eBay’s $1.5 billion acquisition of PayPal, Yahoo’s $1.6 billion acquisition of Overture, and Microsoft’s $400 million purchase of Hotmail back in 1998.  It also included News Corp’s $580 million acquisition of MySpace.  Don’t laugh.   The list… Read More

  • Top 10 fictional swords? More like bottom 10


    I can’t say I agree with this guy’s list of awesome swords. The Headless Horseman’s weak sword? Come on. Go tell this guy what he’s missing – for example Japanese swords are mostly neglected. Since I’m a huge nerd, I humbly propose adding the following: Ogami Itto’s Dotanuki Battle Sword (Lone Wolf and Cub) Zatoichi’s Cane… Read More

  • Five incredibly annoying features of modern day video games

    1UP, only slightly more credible than “7-10″ IGN, has compiled a list of dumb gaming trends that annoy it so, so much. Among them, pay-to-unlock features (see The Godfather for Xbox 360), fixed save points (the ribbons in Resident Evil, for example) and unskippable cut scenes aka the whole of the Final Fantasy series from VII on. Remember when games were an innocent distraction… Read More

  • But Will These Gadgets Pass Airport Screening?

    Dethroner has posted a Top 10 list of essential gadgets for traveling. Some of them, like the Voltaic Solar Backpack, are familiar goodies that have been seen around the blogosphere. Others, like the SteriPen and Nera WorldPro 100M are actually pretty innovative. But a list of travel gadgets should not be complete without some airline-related fun. The Apple MagSafe Airline Adapter springs to… Read More