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Retrospect: OBL in the Media

Retrospect: OBL in the Media

Added May 04, 2011 at 04:07PM EDT by Brad.

As a both political and fundamental religious figure whose radical messages were broadcast around the world, Osama bin Laden certainly made himself an easy target for mockeries online as well as parodies and satires in pop culture.

Take a brief look at how Osama bin Laden has been portrayed in the Western media and on the web.

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Web 2.0 Expo: Know Your Meme

Web 2.0 Expo: Know Your Meme

Added Apr 01, 2011 at 03:28PM EDT by Brad.

Internet scientists Ellie, Kenyatta, James, Patrick and Mike talk about documenting digital culture at Web 2.0 Expo Keynote! And they say “thank You, Know Your Meme Community!”

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Charlie Sheen Browser Blocker

Charlie Sheen Browser Blocker

Added Mar 09, 2011 at 11:43AM EST by Brad.

Introducing Tinted Sheen, a Firefox/Chrome browser plugin that will block out all mentions or photographs of Charlie Sheen from your monitor screen!

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Foxdye: Monsters of Meme

Foxdye: Monsters of Meme

Added Feb 18, 2011 at 08:00PM EST by Don.

Foxdye is an electronic artist from Portland, Oregon that just released a new album filled with samples from her favorite Internet memes.

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European Scientists Embark on Project RoboEarth

European Scientists Embark on Project RoboEarth

Added Feb 09, 2011 at 07:49PM EST by Brad.

A group of European scientists are working on the RoboEarth Project, an EU-funded initiative to create a world wide network and database where “robots can share information and learn from each other.” …Will this be the beginning of The Third Replicator as suggested by Dr. Susan Blackmore?

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Wired Mag: Patton Oswalt Talks about Etewaf

Wired Mag: Patton Oswalt Talks about Etewaf

Added Jan 04, 2011 at 08:23PM EST by Brad.

Stand-up comic slash writer Patton Oswalt gives his two cents on the rise of mainstream nerd-dom and how our ways of consuming pop culture is drastically changing in the era of Etewaf--“Everything That Ever Was, Available Forever.”

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When the DDoS Dust Settles

When the DDoS Dust Settles

Added Dec 17, 2010 at 04:39PM EST by AJ Mazur.

Now that the DDoS attacks have cleared, find out what the attacked have done to respond, the impending threats towards digital free speech, and what you can do to help.

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Basics of DDoS

Basics of DDoS

Added Dec 10, 2010 at 05:40PM EST by AJ Mazur.

Before we go into details about Operation: Avenge Assange and Wikileaks as a whole, let’s take a moment to recap. What is a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attack?

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There's Something About Puddi

There's Something About Puddi

Added Dec 06, 2010 at 01:30PM EST by AJ Mazur.

KYM’s Cafeteria Board takes an in-depth look at the ingredients & recipe behind the mysterious Japanese confection kit that is PUDDI PUDDI PUDDI PUDDI PUDDI PUDDI PUDDI--

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