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    Jack Dorsey Fights Robots In His Own Unauthorized Comic Book

    Jack Dorsey Fights Robots In His Own Unauthorized Comic Book

    He might not be bulletproof, but simultaneously running Twitter and Square qualifies Jack Dorsey as a superhero. This week a new unauthorized comic book about him was released, called “Jack Dorsey: Co-Founder of Twitter #1″. Check out these page scans posted by Comic Book Resources that preview his quest to recover stolen quantum networking technology. Read More

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    Crowd Surfing The Zombie Apocalypse, Or Why Spotify’s TV Ad Is So Creepy We Made A Parody

    Crowd Surfing The Zombie Apocalypse, Or Why Spotify’s TV Ad Is So Creepy We Made A Parody

    I love you Spotify, but you’re freaking me out. Today you showed off your first television commercial. It’s supposed to introduce the mainstream world to the wonder of listening to almost any song ever on demand. Yet with a useful product to sell and all the emotional resonance of music to lean on, the ad comes off vague, haunting, and devoid of soul. So much so I couldn’t… Read More

  • Twitter Verification Has More To Do With Being Good At Twitter Than With Identity

    Twitter Verification Has More To Do With Being Good At Twitter Than With Identity

    Twitter has done a great job at keeping the whole “blue badge” verification process a mystery. If curiosity eats away at you like it does me, you’re in luck. A new video from comedians Hari and Ashok Kondabolu, featuring Anil Dash who has around 500k followers, shows the magical transformation from start to finish. First off, it’s important to know that you can’t… Read More

  • My Phone And I Are Never Getting Out Of Bed

    My Phone And I Are Never Getting Out Of Bed

    Our beds used to be finite. A limited range of activities took place there. We’d sleep, or try to, make love, eat, and maybe read a paperback. But we could only hide from the world for so long. The nagging puppet strings of our desire to learn and experience would pull taught. Eventually we had to rise. Then we found someone to cuddle with. Read More

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    Google Embeds March Madness Bracket In Search, Because Screw Sports Sites

    Google Embeds March Madness Bracket In Search, Because Screw Sports Sites

    Who wins basketball games is an immutable fact. No one owns that information, so why should some random sports sites get the windfall of traffic as millions of sports fan search Google for the NCAA March Madness bracket updates? In Google’s latest application of making the world’s information universally accessible, it’s now embedding the March Madness at the top of a variety… Read More

  • The Death Of Google Reader Sparks A Petition 30,000 Signatures Strong

    The Death Of Google Reader Sparks A Petition 30,000 Signatures Strong

    Google announced yesterday that it would shut down Google Reader, Google’s RSS feed reading product, on July 1. In response, an online petition was started by Daniel Lewis (no relation) asking the search giant to let Reader live. As of the time of writing, the petition already has over 30,000 signatures. Read More

  • The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman on Where He Finds Humor on the Web

    The Oatmeal Thinks It’s Time To Put LolCats To Sleep [TCTV]

    Matthew Inman is sick of memes about bacon and kitties. Better known as web comic artist The Oatmeal, Inman gave TechCrunch the lowdown on what’s funny, what’s not, and how he finds inspiration. In this video interview he shoots off his thoughts on 4Chan and The Harlem Shake. When asked about LolCats, he bluntly replied, “Tired of that”. Read More

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    Someone Calculated How Many Calories A Mouse Click Burns

    Someone Calculated How Many Calories A Mouse Click Burns

    Video gaming for hours is exhausting, so surely it counts as some sort of workout too, right? One publication from Japan just estimated how many calories it takes to click a mouse button once. ‘Convert Anything To Calories’, published by PHP Science World Shinsho, has narrowed down a mouse click to 1.4 calories. This is based on an index finger at a volume of 10.8 cubic… Read More

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    Kids Love The Apple Store So Much They Pee On The Seats

    Kids Love The Apple Store So Much They Pee On The Seats

    Don’t ever sit on the black balls at the kids table in Apple retail stores, recommends supposed former employee and Redditor Mister_Rabbit. It seems that as 370 million people visit an Apple Store each year, a few of the kids are leaving something behind when they go. Read More

  • Silicon Valley Has Hit Peak Lameness

    Silicon Valley Has Hit Peak Lameness

    Hey Bros of Virool, I know you think it’s cool that your launch party is being written up in TechCrunch.┬áBut seriously, half-naked girls in silver mono-kinis dancing in front of floating arithmetic, fractions and percentage signs? Why would women want to work for this company? When did Silicon Valley become so thin on actual technology that startups had to have “nerd” or… Read More

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