Local computer scientist turned entrepreneur Brandon Diamond vented a little bit on Twitter this afternoon about the superficial aspects of start-up land.
“What went wrong with tech, it became about fashion, not value,” Diamond wrote, before posting a link to this ad for AirBnB featuring a fetching hipster spokeswoman.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon decided to parse 380,000 tweets looking for differences in regional dialect.
Not surprisingly, Northern Californians write that they are “hella tired” rather than the more Southern Californian “tired af” (as fuck). Tweets in New York City turned up with “something” written as “suttin,” and the word “koo” for Read More
The New York Times announced some fancy features yesterday that has prolific linkers swooning all over the Twitter.
It’s now possible to “deep link,” or link to a specific paragraph within an article (for the days when the NYT buries the lead), and even link to a version with specific Read More