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The Internet Is Rigged

It was the inherent beauty of the web. I had access to the same tools and the same publish button as any big time brand. As an indie player, this was incredibly powerful, and in many ways, that levelling of the creative playing field was what got so many of us so excited about this joint in the first place.


NextDraft: Your Life Vest For The News Typhoon

The internet is both a blessing and a curse — it’s an awesome digital treasure trove of information, but without help you could drown in the tidal wave of stories. That’s what makes NextDraft — a guided tour through the best stories of the day — so useful.


They Know You're Reading This

I was recently complaining to a teller at my bank that the another bank down the street had given my three-year-old daughter a stuffed horse for nothing more than walking past the front door. I jokingly asked her what gifts my own bank would be willing to offer to compete for the affections of my daughter. Then I said, “Oh, you probably don’t like it when I mention the competition when I’m in here, eh?”


Brain-dead Simple Delivereads Beams Compelling Content To Your Kindle Automagically

Gizmodo friend Dave Pell wrote us today with a cool new project called Delivereads. More than a play on words, this project will deliver (get it?) daily curated content to your Kindle with almost zero effort.


Is The Internet God?

How could god let this happen?


Discovering The Maximum Velocity Of Twitter

As a kid at my local county fair, I used to ride a roller coaster that rumbled around a circular track as songs like Foreigner’s Urgent blasted through a set of giant speakers.


100 People I Hate On Facebook

The friending, the liking, the status updating: sooner or later we all grow to hate it, but we can’t stop.



I Can’t Keep It In My Pants

On the day of the San Francisco Giants World Series parade, I headed to the corner of California and Montgomery where I was sure I had a good vantage to watch the players roll by in their rubber-wheeled cable cars.



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