From a comment I posted over at Peter Caputa’s blog:
The Web 2.17 design ethic replaces tiny grey text and big colorful images with tiny grey images and big colorful text. Flickr repurposes itself as a freefont archive.
Yahoo, Google, O’Reilly, and Apple merge into a company briefly named YaGooFoople, then renamed Web 2.0, which manages to acquire Microsoft just before disappearing in a puff of smoke and stock options.
The US Government creates a new RSS Bankruptcy Court to provide citizens relief from crushing attention debt. Options include “Chapter 1.3-NonAttribution” bankruptcy and the more popular “Chapter 1.1-ShareAlike”, which provides debt restructuring across social networks.
Ha. I kill me.
Here is a webpage with the steps to find a human when calling in for customer service to some larger companies. You know, figured it could be useful in this day and age.
Ok, not quite, but it does have one eye. Um, probably not for the squeamish . . . but most certainly for those awed by genetic freaks of nature.
And oh, yeah, I already checked it on Snopes.com.
I’m not sure what to do with it, but my “Autism Quotient”:http://www.msnbc.com/modules/newsweek/autism_quotient/default.asp is 29, apparently ranked “above average”.
A quickie from HubbleSite: astronomers have determined that Polaris (the North Star) “is actually a triple-star system”:http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/newsdesk/archive/releases/2006/02/ with two of the stars so close together that it takes the full power of Hubble to differentiate them.