The true power of social media →
This article shows the potential of social media and the way they can empower people. It is a testimony of an 17-year old aspiring journalism student Rene Silva that started his first attempts at social awareness and journalism at the age of 11 by making a monthly newspaper called Voz da Comunidade. Social media allows Rene Silva and his colleagues, none above the age of 17 at the moment, to...
Holding on to a resentment is like swallowing poison and hoping that the other...– (via davidup)
hennnypotter: so there’s this site called anti-joke.com and it’s awesome! a white guy, a black guy, a spanish guy jump off a building. They all die on impact and their family mourn their loss for years to come. a man walks into a bar. except it was a metal bar, like a pole. so he got hurt. two cows are in a field. suddenly, from behind a bush, a rabbit leaps out and runs away. one cow looks...
Tim Berners-Lee: Long Live the Web « Scientific... →
sebastianwaters: The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending The world wide web went live, on my physical desktop in Geneva, Switzerland, in December 1990. It consisted of one Web site and one browser, which happened to be on the same computer. The simple setup demonstrated a profound...
Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever...– J.D Salinger (via disturbingtheuniverse)
does this count as annoying?
brimichelle: LOOOOOVE her!
Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom– my classmate’s current gchat status. RELEVANT (via cancerninja)
Love isn’t finding a perfect person, it’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.– Unknown (via kari-shma)
Scientists make blood from human skin cells →
emergentfutures: Scientists at McMaster University discovered an alternative way to make blood - all it takes is a fingernail-sized piece of skin to produce enough blood for a transfusion.
My tolerance for idiots is at an all-time low today. I used to have some...– (via meetingboy)
emergentfutures: Imagining an augmented reality future that’s not an advertising hell London design firm Berg and advertising agency Dentsu produced this short video, “Media Surfaces: Incidental Media,” demonstrating a vision for a future in which media surfaces are everywhere, but are used to be playful, informative and to better connect you to your friends and family. Paul Higgins: I was...