Jacob Kaplan-Moss

14 items tagged β€œinternet”

πŸ“Œ Personal data removal & credit freeze guide workbook [PDF]

An exhaustive workbook/checklist guiding freezing credit and scrubbing personal data from the web. This is most comprehensive guide to this sort of thing I’ve found. #

πŸ“Œ Stephen Colebourne's blog: Time-zone databse down

The consequences of bullshit IP law at work. This is terrifying. #

πŸ“Œ Meme Scenery - Waxy.org

Waxy: β€œSo I had this silly idea to isolate the backgrounds from famous Internet memes, removing all the subjects from every photo or video.” Totally awesome. #

πŸ“Œ Flickr: 241543903

This is one of the weirdest memes I’ve ever seen. #

πŸ“Œ Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable Β« Clay Shirky

If you work in or around journalism, you need to read this essay. Every word. β€œRound and round this goes, with the people committed to saving newspapers demanding to know β€œIf the old model is broken, what will work in its place?” To which the answer is: Nothing. Nothing will work. There is no general model for newspapers to replace the one the internet just broke.” #

πŸ“Œ Hulu's Superbowl Ad and the Boxee Fight - O'Reilly Radar

Marc absolutely nails it: β€œsomeone else -- not you, someone smart -- will win instead, or you can change your mind.” #

πŸ“Œ Facebook's valuation (in Whoppers)

Facebook is worth 750 million Whoppers. Sounds a bit high to me. #

πŸ“Œ It Died

Fucked Company for the Web 2.0 vintage. #

πŸ“Œ Defying Classification: The Internet Is Not A Toy

β€œThat’s a ridiculous number of network connections just to make a joke. ” #

πŸ“Œ Microsoft makes unsolicited $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo - Feb. 1, 2008

Reminds me of Exite/@Home and AOL/TimeWarner: a huge merge right at the tail end of a huge bubble. Mark my words: nothing good will come of this. #

πŸ“Œ Bruce Schneier Blazes Through Your Questions - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

Required reading this AM. #

πŸ“Œ nextthing.org Β» robots.txt Adventure #
πŸ“Œ My Very Blind Date

β€œI’m taking a girl out on whatever this site chooses as the best date ever. Help decide!” #

πŸ“Œ Indexed Repository of RFC Documents [RFC-Ref] #