ruff linkage . 200714

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

NSFW b3ta corner [we managed a long time without one …]

:flash: bono – Google Image Search – check out the nsfw image search result for “bono”. [via b3ta newsletter, who else?]

:flash: the queen pole dance – possibly nsfw especially since prince whatshisname squirts out a load.

video killed the internet star

:flash: don’t watch – “The news with closed eyes”. simple idea with huge effect. [via vvork]

:flash: First! – twobillionfivehundredseventythreethousand6sixhundredandtwentythird!

:flash: flimmergewimmer – pixelated tv “Pixelator takes video pieces currently on display and diffuses them into a pleasant array of 45 blinking, color-changing squares”.

:flash: Alanis Morissette “My Humps” – nice parody of one of the most awful tracks in recent years.

:flash: La guerre souterraine – a 50 minute documentary on the underground graffiti scene in paris.

swiss blogo

:flash: Suzanne Gerber covers Fumetto – pics, interviews and links, links, linkssuzanne‘s fumetto blog mentioned on forbiddenplanet.

:flash: Internet: vers une info personnalisée jusqu’à l’émiettement? – nouvo & lift co-host this talk on the online trend towards user customisation.

:flash: Die Sponsoren – metablog’s april fools joke leads hogenkamp to admit that blogwerk is politically rightwing, and i quote: “auch wenn wir uns eigentlich den “Schweizer Demokraten” näher fühlen als der SVP”. or is that a joke as well… hmmm. he did hire blogging tom… tbc.

odds and ends

:flash: 4,000 flash mob dancers startle commuters at Victoria – “More than 4,000 clubbers danced through the rush hour at Victoria station in Britain’s biggest flash mob stunt.”

:flash: Caption This Picture – is this the future president of the USA?

:flash: Louis Theroux, Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church – “Louis Theroux made a welcome return to our screens this week, with another show documenting his ingratiation into yet another extremist cult.” gief! i so want to see this. but with bloody cablecom killing my access to the BBC – not likely. oh, i just remembered zattoo. why do i keep forgetting zattoo?

:flash: Mr. Bean Game Announced… No, Seriously – “Mr.Bean on PlayStation 2 will be made up of 3D levels avoiding tricky traps and problem solving along the way to find his missing Teddy with the help of Bean’s girlfriend Irma Gobb.” lol, i read his girlfriends name as Imba Gobb.

:flash: Thai zookeepers choose high-tech option after panda porn videos fail to arouse – “After panda porn failed to spark amour, Thai zoo authorities turned yesterday to artificial insemination in the hope of impregnating their lone female giant panda.” awww.

:flash: cassette wallet design by marcella foschi, italy – “because every ‘cassette wallet’ is hand made, each design is a one-off. once its gone its gone!” [via boing]

:flash: Personal pies – “an audit of life so far” fff is a genios!

:flash: pixel burger – “Sometimes being a vegetarian is really frustrating.” fff really is a genius!

:flash: vista sucks linux wins – switching to linux seems all the rage atm. cory doctorow and douglas rushkoff leaders of the pack?

:flash: carmen gomez barbitch – “This is a provocative approach with clichés such as sex, commercialization, imagination, lack of fantasy, taboos. ” [via rebel:art]

:flash: EMI, Apple partner on DRM-free premium music – “EMI’s entire digital music catalog will be available in premium DRM-free form via iTunes in May, the music label said Monday at a press conference in London. Beatles tunes under EMI’s control, however, are not part of the plan.”

:flash: Bruce Sterling’s talk at IFID – “How about the new Apple iBrush? It takes pictures of the holes in my teeth and sends the images online. Do we want toothbloggers?”

:flash: Designers Work to Rescue a Dying Art Form — the Album Cover – “music label designers are working to raise the album cover back up to an art form. They’re experimenting with new tools and hatching plans to reinvent album art for the digital age, all while weathering the tectonic shifts that ultimately rule the music industry.”

:flash: Real interview with Fake Steve Jobs – “What about people that ask you for tech support? […] Yes all the time. Luckily, however, I actually know almost nothing about computers.”

:flash: Seen In The Palazzo Reale in Milan – me like skellies

:flash: Das Ende des Bloggens – “metametablog (das Blog, das die kritische Blogberichterstattung kritisch hinterfragt)” genius [thx suzanne]

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