Meme

  • The Ice Bucket Challenge, By The Numbers

    The Ice Bucket Challenge, By The Numbers

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has shown that other things besides Grumpy Cats and silly dance videos can go viral – even charitable giving. And while some questioned if having people dumping buckets of ice on their heads was the best way to raise money for the non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease, it turns out those concerns were unfounded: ALSA.org reports that… Read More

  • To Meme, Or Not to Meme, That Is The (Startup) Question

    To Meme, Or Not to Meme, That Is The (Startup) Question

    Smart B2B companies have long known that winning big was predicated on redefining the rules of competition to your advantage over incumbent vendors. A more difficult question is whether you want to own a meme. In other words, do you want to define a new categorical term. Microsoft did that to great effect when they created the office suite category. More recently, Salesforce.com did… Read More

  • Hitler Is As Angry As Ron Conway About Angelgate

    Hey so I just woke up from my afternoon nap and WOW, oh wow — Stuff just got real. And as everyone with an Internet connection knows, when real stuff happens, funny stuff happens and when funny stuff happens someone eventually gets around to making a Downfall spoof about it. Read More

  • Three variations of the Three Wolves t-shirt meme

    The Three Wolves shirt gained fame after it started collecting a bunch of clever reviews, and quickly became a bona fide meme. Once that happened, meta-memes sprang up around it. I liked the broken images variant the best. That is, until today, when I saw the Three Ewok shirt pictured here! Read More

  • Birth of a meme: Goldeneye Dance

    Mark my words, friends: this is this summer’s meme. We’ll be watching these videos for a few months then in about August, Beyonce will come out with a video featuring her and three dancers flailing around wildly to a Flamenco beat. Read More

  • First 150 apps in OSX, now 108 in Vista, and tomorrow? Crysis on Android.


    I think we all knew when this joker decided to run 150 apps at once on his MacBook Pro (actually close to 95, not that that isn’t a lot). A Windows fan has put up a video of Vista running 108 applications at once . Of course, not only has this been done before to similar reception, but it’s really an awful way of measuring anything at all, really. For one thing, it took about… Read More