China Imposes Blackout on Coverage of High-Speed Train Wreck

“If nobody can be safe, do we still want this speed? Can we drink a glass of milk that’s safe? Can we stay in an apartment that will not collapse?” China Imposes Blackout on Coverage of High-Speed Train Wreck – NYTimes.com.

A lesson in logic and rhetoric: Jon Stewart vs Bill O’Reilly. Via @iA

A lesson in logic and rhetoric: Jon Stewart vs Bill O’Reilly.

China sets up office for Internet information management. Will direct, coordinate and supervise online content management and handle administrative approval of businesses related to online news reporting.

The office will work to implement the policies of Internet communication and promote legal system construction in this field, it said. via China sets up office for Internet information management.

TechCrunch is over. Probably true. But then, who’s the next TC then?

Certainly not Mashable. It’s been over years ago… Peter Yared’s Musings: Why TechCrunch is Over.

Middle East Powder Keg – An animated map

An animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events. via Middle East Protests: An animated map. – By Elizabeth Weingarten and Chris Wilson – Slate Magazine.

Google resources on Japan crisis – updated continuously for latest info, resources to victims, and ways to help

via Resources related to the 2011 Japan crisis.

How much for Del.icio.us?

Hope someone clever buys it, and Flickr too, then treats them with the respect and intelligence Yahoo! never gave them. VISIT LINK: How much for Del.icio.us? (tags: delicious yahoo news del.icio.us techcrunch …)

Times – a unique and innovative RSS newsreader for iPad

Times presents news feeds in a visual newspaper format that is always up to date with news from the sources you want. VISIT LINK: Times – a unique and innovative RSS newsreader for iPad (tags: aggregator apple app application applications blog apps design feeds feed inspiration interesting interface ipad leopard web ui tools software rss [...]

BP photoshops fake photo of crisis command center

"It looks like BP took a photo from 2001, and in order to make it look like the command center in July of 2010, they pasted pictures of the oil well leaking over the old photo." VISIT LINK: BP photoshops fake photo of crisis command center (tags: bp business cam ethics communication example fail photoshop [...]

Gmail now displays .doc attachments in your browser

"If you receive Microsoft® Word files as attachments in Gmail, you can now view them with a single click — no need to download, save, and open files with a desktop application when you just want read them. The Google Docs viewer that allows you to view .pdf, .ppt, and .tiff files in your browser [...]

If It Was My Home – Visualizing the BP Oil Spill

Move the oil spill on your city to visualise its size in context. VISIT LINK: If It Was My Home – Visualizing the BP Oil Spill (tags: 2010 activism disaster environment geography google gis googlemaps infographics map maps mashup mashups news science visualisation visualization bp currentevents deepwaterhorizon ifitwasmyhome gulf oil …)

An Energy-Independent Future (The Daily Show)

The last eight presidents have gone on television and promised to move America towards an energy-independent future. VISIT LINK: An Energy-Independent Future (The Daily Show) (tags: 2010 economics energy funny government history humor news politics tv usa videos video dailyshow daily_show barackobama autos …)

Foursquare is an endless string of meaningless buzzwords we just couldn't bring ourselves to transcribe

New Social Networking Site Changing The Way Oh, Christ, Forget It! VISIT LINK: Foursquare is an endless string of meaningless buzzwords we just couldn't bring ourselves to transcribe (tags: 2010 article critique culture facebook foursquare fun funny humor humour internet journalism media mobile network networking news nytimes satire social socialnetworking socialnetworks socialmedia technology twitter web [...]

Amazon even more the leader of Cloud Computing with S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage

RRS is a new storage option within Amazon S3 that enables customers to reduce their costs by storing non-critical, reproducible data at lower levels of redundancy than Amazon S3’s standard storage. It provides a cost-effective, highly available solution for distributing or sharing content that is durably stored elsewhere, or for storing thumbnails, transcoded media, or [...]

Ashton Kutcher twitpics of Demi Moore are now important historical information

Tweets… Just like those replacement buttons you keep in a box at the bottom of your cupboard, just in case you ever need them. VISIT LINK: Ashton Kutcher twitpics of Demi Moore are now important historical information (tags: archive archives blog congress data digital government library libraryofcongress news loc privacy twitter preservation …)