[teh glorious interweb what got stuck in my :flash: camino tabs this past week]
TEH chuckle of the week
:flash: I Like Turtles – i like turtles too.
the iPhone hang over
:flash: Steve Wozniak v. Stephen Colbert – woz on the iphone, drm and more: “I don’t know. It will be a big hit off the bat, but after people have the iPhone it will truly be judged and compared. Will word of mouth kill it or make it a hit? Who knows?”.
:flash: Meet the ‘IPhoney’: How to Roll Your Own IPhone – “While Apple’s $500 device certainly has some pizzazz that makes it unique, many of its so-called revolutionary features are already available in other phones — some of which sell for about half the price and, unlike the iPhone, can be used on any network …”
:flash: So sue me > iPhone without AT&T – “I’ve found a way to activate a brand new unactivated iPhone without giving any of your money or personal information to AT&T NSA. The iPhone does not have phone capability, but the iPod and WiFi work. Stay tuned!”
:flash: Exklusiver Partner: iPhone wird bei T-Mobile verkauft – t-mobil in deutschland, oh oh, tönt nach swisscom in der schweiz.
:flash: [other] iPhone Theme 3 (with Nokia 6300 support) – iPhone theme for nokia phones, nice one… [via tobistar]
the world … erm … of warcraft
:flash: Australian women arrested for WoW kidnap plot – “In perhaps the most bizarre WoW relationship story yet seen, a 31-year-old Australian woman has been arrested in America for allegedly attempting to lure her 17-year-old boyfriend – met via Blizzard’s World of Warcraft MMORPG – back to Oz”
:flash: Gnomes Rain From Azeroth’s Skies – “The gnomes left behind corpses arranged to spell out the name of a web site dealing in virtual gold sales–an effective means of advertising third-party services Blizzard”
:flash: ‘Star Trek’ Extra, Dark Priest Running For President – “According to the Federal Election Commission, more than 130 people have filed paperwork to be official candidates to date. For those of you keeping score at home, we thought we’d break down some of the candidates for you.
:flash: VVORK » – a list of questions someone asked the makers of VVORK. i thought these were somehow quite interesting. don’t ask me why.
:flash: Babies not as innocent as they pretend – “Behavioural experts have found that infants begin to lie from as young as six months. Simple fibs help to train them for more complex deceptions in later life.” the question kinda is, do they pretend to be innocent?
:flash: Browser games are the new Wii – “The relatively cheap availability of broadband, together with better browser applications and a growing interest in casual gaming have opening up the market for these quick ‘n’ dirty games.”
:flash: Secondfest – “The virtual site was jam-packed for the three days (I missed Pet Shop Boys because the servers were too full), and apart from the anticipated difficulties with the technological limitations of the application, the whole thing was a great success.”
:flash: <i> ITALIC POSTER </i> – just what it says on the tin
:flash: Russia shuts down Allofmp3.com – “The music download website whose activities threatened to scupper Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been shut down.”
:flash: Mp3Sparks.com – the new allofmp3.com, same login works, balance carried over.
online video killed …
:flash: Polen kartoffeln gegen EuTube-Porno – humerous commercial by the “europäische filmförderung” pisses off polisch eu officials, meh.
:flash: Video groovy girl – Daft Punk – Harder Better Faster Stronger – white gurrrl gotz da movez
:flash: MySpaceTV: Home – a place for videos
:flash: Mac or pc? – “Are u: a right clicker or a Ibook flipper???”
:flash: It’s-a me…! Let’s-a go! – here’s supermario with a weener nose. literally. slightly NSFW? maybe.
:flash: die party ist vorbei – “Natürlich, man kann über solch kleine Geschichten lachen, lauter Luxusprobleme. Doch diese Vorfälle zeigen exemplarisch auf, wie die Stadt Zürich gegenwärtig tickt. Es geht um mehr als um Darkrooms, Drogen und Sofagrössen. An den grösseren und kleineren Konflikten zeigt sich der Gegensatz zwischen der sozialdemokratischen Sehnsucht nach Gemeinsinn, die sich in Kontrolleifer ausdrückt, und der freiheitlich- individualistischen Lebenshaltung einer neuen Generation.”
:flash: White Space – a series of saturday workshops to “Create and Improve your Second Life” @ hkg luzern, switzerland.