teh glorious interweb as it got stuck in my camino tabs this past week – the edited version.
24hourbilliejean – “The image above is 24 Hour Billie Jean, an animated gif of Michael Jackson doing the dancey bit on the flashy pavement in the video for Billie Jean. Except really really really stretched out so it lasts for 24 hours.” someone watched it for 24 hours.
moonwalk burial – his burial has to happen like this.
How Michael Jackson's death shut down Twitter, overwhelmed Google… and 'killed off' Jeff Goldblum – "The internet came alive like never before as people around the world logged on to follow the stunning news of Michael Jackson's death."
5 Year-Old Twins Sing Michael Jackson – "Bad" karaoke video recorded at Disney MGM Studios in July of 1987."
online video killed the …
Horrible and Yet Wonderful Local Commercial – "I want you to understand the bigness of our store"
Police officer caught on camera dancing, hilarious!! – "even cops need to let their funk out!"
Five People – another brilliant ze frank video — i say that just about every week, don't i?
schmooze and abuse
The rise of Hate 2.0 – "The number of hate and terrorist websites has increased by a third in the past year, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center."
Culture Jamming On The London Tube – i like the one, that says "Caution: Don't Despair"
Habitat sorry for Iran Tweeting – "Furniture store Habitat has apologised for causing offence after accusations it exploited unrest in Iran to drive online Twitter users to its products."
Court Orders Rapidshare To Proactively Filter Content – "The Regional Court in Hamburg, Germany, has ruled that file-hosting service Rapidshare must proactively filter certain content. Music industry outfit GEMA asked the court to ban Rapidshare from making 5,000 tracks from its catalogue available on the Internet. The court estimated the value of the tracks at $34 million."
EU Wants Tighter Privacy on Social Networks – "Are social networks such as Facebook (Facebook) and MySpace (MySpace) doing enough to protect their users’ privacy? In the European Union, they might need to do more." EU are the new sowjets.
Mac Dock Icon Spelling! – "This literally popped up on my desktop and I thought it was too good not to share. I’ll try and come up with a few more, but here are a few get started." i spell FAP with icons on my iPod, not a joke.
Funemployed – tempted to get one or two of these buttons, but then again… nah.
Personal – "Please reply with a picture of your face. Or your breasts. Or both. Preferably both. And maybe a name. And maybe your phone number. Please have most of your teeth or at least dentures."
Bodies in Urban Spaces by Willi Dorner – "Austrian artist Willi Dorner squeezes human bodies into nooks and crannies for his Bodies in Urban Spaces project. Groups of dancers, climbers and performers wearing brightly coloured clothes run through busy malls and high streets and cram themselves into doorways, alcoves and any gap they can find in public buildings."
Wikipedia : Rob Matthews – "What would Wikipedia look like if it were printed out as a traditional encyclopedia?" love it. visualizes the quantity of information wikipedia gathers. [via neatorama]
This is why we protest. – "even if a ballot is silenced, the voice behind it cannot be."
Round-the-world solar plane debut – "Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard has unveiled a prototype of the solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world."