Interesting piece on censorship in social networks. http://www.webpronews.com/should-social-media-censor-offensive-content-2011-08 While inconclusive as to whether or not censorship happened in this instance it does raise an interesting question with respect to free speech while maintaining a socially acceptable existence. I had read earlier in the week that Google’s “What Do You Love?” search experiment (http://www.wdyl.com/) is also removing offensive keyword searches and preventing people from searching on lewd terms. Is cleaning up the web infringing upon the 1st Amendment in the US and similarly held beliefs in other zones?
So, I’ve had this WordPress app on my HTC Hero for a while but never used it until now. Now being defined as a prolonged moment of brain ache and lack of productivity. Also readable … Read more
Changing that ugly Google Chrome icon in OSX I have to say I really hate the default Chrome icon. I recently found this decent icon by Mustafa Haydar and made a .hqx version for Mac. He also has … Read more
New figures from Hitwise reveal national domination for Facebook. For the week ending March 13, Facebook grabbed 7.07 percent of all U.S. web traffic, barely beating Google at 7.03 percent. This made Facebook the most … Read more
Yes for the last week or so, I’ve been conducting my own Louis Theroux style documentary, hence the title chosen for this blog posting. They say that you should never meet your heroes; you’ll always … Read more