[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
online video killed the …
Christopher Poole – Moot / 4chan – TED lecture – Feb 11th, 2010 – "He obviously didn't pronounce "Meme" right. Damn you Americans and your distortion of the English language." a talk about cats and shit.
Embrace Life – always wear your seat belt – "An original approach to road safety advertising from the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership" [via b3ta]
T-SHIRT WAR!! (stop-motion music video) – it took 222 tshirts to make this stopmotion animation.
Computer Bug – no animals were hurt during the making of this video
TICKLEFIGHT of Boulderfist wiping on Freya +3 – "Itsari GM of TICKLEFIGHT rages as his guild wipes on Freya +3" a raidleader losing it during a world of warcraft raid.
U900 -Diamond Head – cute as fuck japanese crotcheted creature stopmotion animation.
schmoose and abuse
Google vs. Apple – GigaOM – don't be evil vs. think different
Operation Titstorm | internet censorship – "They are protesting against forthcoming internet filtering legislation and the perceived censorship in pornography of small-breasted women (who are thought to be under age) and female ejaculation." erm… not sure what to make of this.
flattr – "We aim to revolutionize how people pay and get paid for content on the internet." the cool paypal?
Glitch – "What is Glitch? Glitch is a massively-multiplayer game, playable in the browser and built in the spirit of the web. It is currently in development and will launch late in 2010." choose me for beta-tester, bitches!
Chatroulette! – potentially nsfw, as in people masturbating, and potentially abusive.
The iPhone is the new Internet Explorer 6, says mobile developer – "Peter-Paul Koch, a "mobile platform strategist, consultant and trainer" who says (with plenty of swearing to boot, if you're in filter territory) that the iPhone is the Internet Explorer 6 de nos jours."
Record Tripping – A Bell Brothers Game – turntablist flash browser game.