Here's the first (and maybe last) bit of media coverage I've read about the NBC-IBS partnership.
I haven't tested this, but the concept is ingenius: TV Eyes. You select words or phrases that you want to be notified about if spoken on television.
Yup, anthrax ties.
A very fine collection of foreign candy cigarettes.
Even the Olsen twins are covering Weezer.
Ooo-ooo, this is even better: Axl Rose and Jenna Bush on a date together! I don't care if it's probably untrue gossip; I love the idea.
Wonderfully simple flash games.
Slate.com has redesigned. Interesting organizational technique. They're using the rollover left navigation to organize the content in a different way (categorially) from how it's displayed down the middle column (chronologically). I'm not convinced that it's effective.
V.S. Naipaul doesn't do a very good job of warding off the suspicions that he's anti-Muslim in a new New York Times interview. Particularly disturbing is his assessment that "nonfundamentalist Islam" is a contradiction.
It looks like Salon has updated Don DeLillo for the new age. Two of the many DeLillo aphorisms that today glimmer with prescience: "Only a catastrophe gets our attention. We want them, need them, we depend on them. As long as they happen somewhere else." And: "In a society that's filled with glut and repitition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act."
Homesite 5.0 is out. Gimme, gimme, gimme.