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Twittering from Beyond the Grave?

Posted on 14. Oct, 2009 by .

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The twitosphere is exapanding–and not in a good way. Here it comes. There’s a report out of Britain that a psychic will conduct the worlds first seance via Twitter.  The event is a publicity stunt organized by a  London dress shop.  Tweeters will have the chance to suggest late celebrities to @tweance that they would […]

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Missed Connections as Art

Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by .

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Brooklyn artist Sophie Blackall is taking “missed connections” posts from Craigslist and turning them into art. Alright. I’ll assume that some of you actually have a life, and might not know what I’m talking about. That’s fine, I don’t judge. Basically, missed connections is a place on Craigslist for people who dropped the ball on […]

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This guy has the longest.resume.ever.

Posted on 04. Oct, 2009 by .

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Do you remember where you were when you realized that your undergraduate degree was absolutely useless? Okay. Maybe useless is too harsh of a word. Obviously, it’s important to go to college nowadays. And I actually feel like my undergrad education was really personally rewarding. But that also might be because I studied philosophy, and […]

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The New York Times…Bay Area?

Posted on 04. Oct, 2009 by .

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So, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal announced this week that they’re going to start publishing San Francisco editions of their papers. And I’m not super stoked about it, I gotta say. The new local editions are supposed to happen sometime before the end of the year. And if the Chronicle doesn’t […]

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So, I need to borrow $150….

Posted on 16. Sep, 2009 by .

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Two students at MIT did one of the coolest things EVER a couple weeks ago. One of those things where you’re like. man. i wish i was that smart.  and could ever manage to save more than $5 at a time….. They padded a camera, set it to take pictures every five minutes, and sent […]

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