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[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]

swiss/german

:flash: Schweizer Blogger-Szene: Stagnation und Ernüchterung – “Im Mai 2006 wurden zum ersten Mal die Swiss Blog Awards verliehen – und vielleicht auch zum letzten Mal. In der Schweizer Blogger-Szene macht sich Ernüchterung breit.” man staune wie 20 minuten unseren sbaw rückzieher verwurstet.

:flash: +++Tweakfest – “Der Digital Culture Assocation ist es gelungen, eine der grössten Ikonen des Informationszeitalters als erstes Festival Highlight zu verpflichten. Steve Wozniak”

:flash: JAHTARI Magazine – fine german reggae and dub label jahtari now has a blog/magazine.

:flash: rebel:art diary – rebel:art has started a daily blog.

:flash: BlogCampSwitzerland – BarCamp Switzerland – “BlogCampSwitzerland is going to take place on March 24, 2007 (10am – 4.30pm) @ ETH Zurich.” [via habi]

:flash: Genève, “Mecque” du changement technologique ? – interview with laurant haug LIFT “Laurent Haug veut mettre Genève sur la carte mondiale de l’innovation.”

the world (of warcraft)

:flash: TBC Maps (subzones maps and quests helper) – all zone and quest maps and such for TBC.

:flash: First lvl 70 : Interview with him – how anti-climatic, one guy made it to level 70 in 28 hours … here’s the interview with the guy.

:flash: Ding! WoW Gets its First Level 70 – but but but how is it possible?

the rest of the world

:flash: O'Reilly On The Colbert Report – colbert interviews o'reilly. ironic.

:flash: Colbert on The O'Reilly Factor
o'reilly interviews colbert. iconic.

:flash: No bugs, no tickers – "Post-it notes stuck on my television screen so I can watch any of the 20-odd channels I receive without having to see any digital on-screen graphics (station idents or news tickers)." he only missed the sony logo ;)

:flash: Giant, amazing study of Free/Open software – “Rishab Ayer Gosh has led an international, interdisciplinary team of researchers through an enormous study of Free/Open Source Software.”

:flash: The Girlfriend Experience – Martin Butler presents four human avatars to play with. Log in at home with your character of choice. Direct the avatar, explore the space and challenge him or her.” [via rebel:art]

:flash: Borat – Sacha Baron Cohen Golden Globe Speech – final proof that fart jokes ALWAYS work.

:flash: Why Apple Makes Me Cry – “It’s odd; on paper I don’t even like capitalism that much, or believe in The American Way, or think that gadgets — or any possession — can make us happy. I’m not the kind of guy who normally watches corporate presentations, let alone watches them through tears. And yet when Steve Jobs introduced the clamshell iBook back in 1999, I found myself actually weeping with gratitude.” an attempt to explain the odd fascination …

:flash: Reverse Graffiti – “A number of street artists around the world have taken to expressing themselves through an innovative practice known as Reverse Graffiti. Taking a cue from the “Wash Me” messages scrawled on the back of delivery trucks.”

:flash: For your consideration – “A giant hand raises an impressive paintbrush into the sky at the entrance to the art village. The bronze sculpture outside the gates of Dafen in southern China leaves no visitor in doubt as to what the people do here.”

:flash: EAT MY FAT, IT’S ART – “Chilean artist Marco Evaristti (left) presented his friends with his newest creation on Thursday night: Meatballs cooked with fat from his own body, extracted by liposuction.”

:flash: Overclocked » Download for Free – cory doctorow’s new book of short stories available for download under a creativecommons license.

:flash: Barcelona Then and Now – “not too long ago, the city of Barcelona began systematically wiping out the street art scene in the city. Today, the scene in Barcelona is only a shadow of what it once was.”

:flash: Rappin’ With Gas (mp3) – “It’s about gas and some serious microphone action! I can’t help but wonder where these kids are now.”

:flash: MPAA Caught Uploading Fake Torrents at TorrentFreak – “It is no secret that the MPAA and other anti-piracy organizations track down alleged pirates by uploading fake torrents.” gotcha.

:flash: TV Week
“It’s time for us now to find an endpoint for the show,” said executive producer Carlton Cuse. “JK Rowling announced there were seven books in the Harry Potter series and it gives fans [a framework for understanding the arc of the show]. ‘The X-Files’ was a cautionary tale for us. It was a great show that ran two seasons too long. ‘Lost’ has a short-half life.”

:flash: Why is it absolutely impossible to sneeze with your eyes open? – “During a sneeze, tremendous stress is placed on the body. Considerable air pressure is place upon the eyes.”

:flash: Want an iPhone? Beware the iHandcuffs – “like its slimmer iPod siblings, the iPhone’s music-playing function will be limited by factory-installed “crippleware.””

:flash: coldcut vs chris cunningham -unreleased PSP ad – “totally dope, this aphex stylee AV jam was deemed too raw by the PSP suits, god knowz why coz it rocks hard.”

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