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Google Runs 20,000 Search Experiments A Year, Here’s The Process Diagramed Google Runs 20,000 Search Experiments A Year, Here’s The Process Diagramed
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We posted a video Google uploaded this week of a Matt Cutts presentation from late January at a webmaster conference in Korea. Here it is again, in case you missed it: There’s a interesting section of his talk, in which …

Saucy Superhero Shots By Rob Duenas
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Brilliant artists are great. Brilliant artists that make their own renditions of sci-fi, comic book, and video game characters deserve medals. Rob Duenas is one of these gems that makes great art based on gaming and comics. A few weeks …

Apple Projected iPad Sales at 12M in Q1 Apple Projected iPad Sales at 12M in Q1

Apple is set to submit is Q1 2012 sales report in a week, and analysts have predicted that the company will post 33 million iPhone sales and 12 million iPad sales. These predictions come from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, …

Google’s Matt Cutts: I Was Worried We’d Be Crushed By Altavista Google’s Matt Cutts: I Was Worried We’d Be Crushed By Altavista
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Google posted a video this week of a presentation from Matt Cutts at the 2012 Korea Webmaster Conference. He talks a bit about “the evolution of search”. He starts off talking about Yahoo in the early days, which he says …

Not Even the President Could Get This Man a Job

Unemployment is bad. (How bad is it?) I’m glad you asked. Remember back in late January when a woman was on a virtual meeting with President Obama and he told her to send her husband’s résumé to him and he’d …

Yahoo!’s Pulse On the Internet Flatlines Yahoo!’s Pulse On the Internet Flatlines

Business Insider reports that Yahoo’s internet traffic has been steadily decreasing since 2008. In 2008 people spent a total of 13.8% of their time on the site and as of this first quarter of 2012, 8% was all that was …

Star Trek App Turns Your iPhone Into A Transporter Star Trek App Turns Your iPhone Into A Transporter

In two weeks the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo comes to Calgary, Canada. The three-day expo starts on April 27th and features a celebrity guest lineup to make most geeks drool. Guests include Adam Baldwin (best known for Firefly and …

Moonrise Kingdom Looks a Lot Like Every Other Wes Anderson Movie

This the new poster for the Wes Anderson flick Moonrise Kingdom. And surprise! It looks like every other Wes Anderson movie since The Royal Tenenbaums. Don’t get me wrong, I think Wes Anderson is great. He just needs to stop …

Facebook Buys Tagtile, a Marketing Solutions Company Facebook Buys Tagtile, a Marketing Solutions Company

Facebook has extended its shopping spree by buying Tagtile, a loyalty and direct marketing solutions designer for businesses. Tagtile is the second company Facebook has bought this week. It bought social photo-sharing mobile app company Instagram on Monday. Tagtile is …

The Dart Platform: An Introduction To Web Development The Dart Platform: An Introduction To Web Development

There are many languages and platforms when it comes to developing apps for the Web, mobile and servers. One of the languages vying for your attention is Google’s Dart Web development language. Seth Ladd, a developer advocate of Dart and …

Rob Gronkowski Is Warm For Tebow’s Form
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You’ve probably heard of the game “Marry, Shag, or Kill” (here in the states, “shag” is replaced with another, less blog-friendly word); it involves someone giving you three choices in the celebrity world, which you then have to assign to …

Brangelina, Cory Booker, and North Korea

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Denise Richards Will Appear on “Anger Management”

Charlie Sheen’s new show “Anger Management” on FX premiers on June 28th. The show is based loosely on the movie of the same title that starred Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson. The show will be a real family matter because …

Keith Moon: Long-Dead Drummer Invited To Play At Olympics

Legendary rock drummer Keith Moon of The Who is still making fans, 34 years after his death. The only problem is, some of them don’t realize he’s dead. Organizers for the 2012 Olympics have requested his presence to play a …

John Calipari’s Key To City Plaque Is Wrought With Misspellings
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While touring the state of Kentucky, showing off the hardware his Kentucky Wildcats basketball team won, head coach John Calipari is being treated as an untouchable, even more so than he was before he captured the school’s eighth championship. Aside …

Facebook “Offers” Now Available for Local Businesses Facebook “Offers” Now Available for Local Businesses
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Facebook began rolling out its “Offers” service to for all business pages this week. The Offers service allows a business to place special offers in the feeds of customers who have previously “liked” that business. The offer will be accompanied …

Valve Might Be Making A Console After All

Valve has been up to something lately. The world famous game developer was rumored only last month to be building a games console to bring PC games to the TV. There was even photographic evidence straight from a Valve employee. …

Beer For Hire: A study In Problem Solving
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A new study published by the University of Illinois at Chicago on the effects of intoxication and problem solving reveals that consuming moderate amounts of beer can stimulate enhanced problem-soling abilities. The study titled, Uncorking the Muse, fed participants beer …

Why Friday the 13th is Considered Unlucky
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Why are there so many superstitions around Friday the 13th? This is the question that I will attempt to answer in this article. To begin with, numerologists considered the number 13 to be irregular. Friday was named for the Norse …

Obama American Flag Angers More People
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The Obama American flag is apparently on tour with people bound and determined to anger as many people as possible by desecrating the American flag. This time it is in the South Jersey area near Philadelphia. Wes Kennedy, of the …

Injunction Against iCloud Push Notifications Upheld In Germany Injunction Against iCloud Push Notifications Upheld In Germany

In early February we brought you news that Motorola had won an injunction involving the use of push email notifications with iCloud. A German court ruled that Apple’s push notification system infringed on one of Motorola’s patents, and issued a …

I’m Glad Facebook Doesn’t Tell Me Who Unfriended Me I’m Glad Facebook Doesn’t Tell Me Who Unfriended Me
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I’ve been on Facebook since the first summer I was given a University address in 2004. Yep, back in ye olde days, you had to have that .edu email address to even register. It was a good time – perhaps …

Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million

Regardless of Spotify’s strained negotiation with the artists whose content it streams, the company reported a turnover of $887 million so far this year, according to CEO Daniel Ek, during an interview with Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri today. In 2011, …

Modern Dramas Recut as Vintage Sitcoms

Back in the eighties and nineties corniness was often times mistaken for comedy. Sadly we live a much harsher time. America has grownup. No longer are the days when a well timed pun sent an audience into an uproarious laughter. …