Due to ‘a technical mistake’, medical staff at government hospitals in one province aren’t paid for 6 months. Meanwhile, the President’s gone to the High Court regarding a ‘disrespectful’ painting someone did of his penis. Protestors, angry at the corruption rife in local government, march from their shanty-town to the local government office, pausing along the way to burn some...
A feeling - somewhere after the last vestiges of real homesickness have died down but before the quiet settling in of contentment somewhere new. Sadness of a kind, I suppose. A loss, a disconnect. ‘Melancholy’ doesn’t fit as a description. It isn’t resignation. A time between homes. A kind of small sadness you know will pass. The air was warm tonight as I walked down quiet...
The iPhone is the most popular camera on Flickr, but the feeling isn’t...– How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet
At Least 16 New Tween Followers: That’s the Luckyshirt-Reblog Guarantee™.
Yahoo! seems to be imploding →
We will never have Web 3.0, because the Web’s dead.– Forbes: Here’s Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years I disagree, but this is interesting.
The Bygone Bureau: Embracing Uncertainty with... →
by (our own) Avery Edison
“Describe everything you’ve done for the last ten years (or since you were 18). Do not omit anything. Failure to do so will result in a delay in the processing of your application.” Followed by five short blank lines. Five. That’s two years a line. At an average life-span of 75 years, this form seems to suggest that the average person’s entire existence could be described...