All hail the big data analysis that is Google's autocomplete function when asked about Ed Miliband.
Found this gem from The Ellen Show via Graham Cluley: Mind you, judging by one of the comments on the video, knowledge about sensible password safety is in short supply:
Demos has an interesting looking report coming out tomorrow about the social media following of Britain’s three main political parties: We examine the social media support of the main three parties, and consider the extent to which Facebook and Twitter affiliation might replace the formal party membership model. We’ve number-crunched ‘Followers’ and ‘Likes’, and the […]
Fascinating and informative:
Google’s Public Policy Blog has the news: Not many of us like thinking about death — especially our own. But making plans for what happens after you’re gone is really important for the people you leave behind. So today, we’re launching a new feature that makes it easy to tell Google what you want done […]
Via Charles Arthur: An overview of my PhD research from Felienne Hermans
So Goodbye Google Reader, My Favourite RSS Reader
Take famous film scenes which feature people holding, pointing, gesticulating and threatening with guns. Replace the guns with a thumbs up. And you have the genius that is Thumbs and Ammo.
Former footballer and now boxer Curtis Woodhouse has been on the receiving end of some unpleasant, trolling-style, tweets following an unsuccessful appearance in the boxing ring. He choose to confront the troll, not just responding directly but also asking for help online to track down who the troll is and where he lives: FORMER Hull […]