Viacom Buying Last.fm?
Say it ain’t so. If Viacom buys Last.fm, I’ll be uninstalling Last.fm from my computers. What next? Microsoft buys Pandora? As far as I know, Last.fm is independent, which is why like it.
What Was Sony Thinking?
Did Sony really use a freshly decapitated goat for their God of War game launch? What in Heck were they thinking? Did their management suddenly grow horns? Is a “we’re sorry” acceptable here. Tell me this wasn’t offline “linkbait” calculated to cause controversy. No PR is bad PR.
Journos vs Bloggers
Bloggers are not journalists. But journalists can be bloggers. Can bloggers be journalists? Who cares? I think I’d rather see a no-holds barred Cage Match between bloggers and journalists. Just no goats, please.
Statisfy.net: Maps and Stats Mashup
Want to see your website’s visitors in (near) real-time on a Google Map? Statsify offers just such a mashup. Very cool. For about six seconds. Though I think there could be potential in this app, with additional features. I mean, it’s not all that different in essence from Twittervision.
Fun With Digg
Since the Digg API was opened up, some very fascinating applications have been built on it – many I had planned on exploring. If you are a stats junkie that likes different “views” of data, especially for social networks, check these out.