This is a time of year we Americans often set aside to be grateful for the wonderful things that make our lives better. But what about the rest of the year? Well, that’s what the blog thxthxthx is for, where Leah Dieterich writes a new thank you note to the world, every day. This note below is one of my favorites!
P.S. Have you ever heard of The Wiki Game, where groups of people all start at one random Wikipedia article and try to click through links in a race to get to another random article? It’s a ton of fun and a great demonstration of the inter-connectivity of the world.
From misusing smileys to sharing random thoughts, it’s just a ton of fun watching your parents explore the world of texting. So it’s a good thing there’s an entire website dedicated to texts from real parents. Here are a couple that I can imagine my parents sending (if my Dad started texting).
Have any gems from your own parents? Share ‘em in the comments!
Louis C.K. asks if we should always do the amazing new things technology allows. Are they really improving our lives? Despite the humor, he brings up serious questions.
In this comic from CloudTweaks, we see the downside to working online. All joking aside though, does this ever happen to you? Is being able to work from anywhere turning you into a workaholic?
The Wall Street Journal’s All Things D has a collection of three viral videos that should bring a smile to your face. The one embedded below has got to be my favorite, though!
I didn’t really find anything that funny this last Friday, so instead of posting junk, I posted nothing. Now I’ve got something that may just be bad enough to be funny.
My distant cousin, Walter, got kicked out of Hogwarts due to accusations that he…*gasp*…was actually a muggle. It’s not true of course, but now he’s looking for a job and is thinking he might want to be the official mascot for Power On. Let us know what you think!
You’re probably aware that Steve Jobs passed away on Wednesday. In this unfortunately unembeddable video, Colbert takes a trip through time at what Steve Jobs gave the world. And as a bonus, below is a more serious note from the tech icon himself. RIP.
Conan came out with this fake Apple commercial the other week, where we get to see another side of the company.
Ever wondered what literary greats like Charles Dickens, Walt Whitman, and even old Bill Shakespeare himself would tweet? You probably haven’t and this is doubtfully it, but you should still follow these literary parodies for a little humor in your Twitter stream.