Posts Tagged: links

The Know: How Do You Show People You're In It?

noticing more: everyone tweeting about a topic but not linking to it. to discuss w/o the link demonstrates being "in the know". exclusionary

— nathanjurgenson (@nathanjurgenson) March 13, 2014

Are you "too cool to link"? I bet you are. I mean, I know you think you're pretty cool, it seems like something you would do to show the world exactly how cool. You're "no link cool," aren't you? Well, we're all really impressed.


It's Time For Google To Buy All These Publishing Companies And Shut Them Down

From time to time, The Awl offers its space to everyday citizens with something to say.

Another day, another battle between some country with publishing laws and America's top advertising company, Google. Now it's Portugal complaining about Google being an Internet business—the same Portugal that is usually in the news for causing the latest worldwide financial panic. Whenever I see stocks are plunging these days, I pretty much know without checking CNBC that Portugal is up to no good again. The other day my boss made a joke and said, "What is this Cyprus place, anyway? Some breakaway autonomous zone of Portugal?" And he might be right, who even [...]


What Kind Of God Is The God Particle?

"The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, said that what they found last year was, indeed, a version of what is popularly referred to as the 'God particle.' Joe Incandela, who heads one of the two main teams at CERN that each involve several thousand scientists, said in a statement that 'it is clear that we are dealing with a Higgs boson though we still have a long way to go to know what kind of Higgs boson it is.'" —Okay, good. Science now says, for SURE, that God exists. Just, in a slightly different form than we, or the new pope, might have expected. It (God) [...]