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Olympic memes

This is a nice little writeup of how social media and the Olympics don’t always sit well together. A lot of it is US-centric, but I see that Nick D’arcy and Kenrick Monk are represented Meme team: Olympic fandom meets the internet London 2012 is already seeing fierce competition for meme supremacy.Memes, especially in the form of captioned images –… Read more →

What the Fuck is iCloud?

This article points out an unfortunate side-effect of the “cloud” – seriously confused consumers who aren’t aware that their data is being all transmitted to somewhere else that they have to manage. Not only will their network usage – and associated bills – be higher, but the default commercial imperative that Apple is driving is to get people to pay… Read more →

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