Yes, the breakfast octopus. Yet more evidence that Jeff Bezos is, as I said yesterday, some kind of bad wizard.
Google I/O introduced, gasp, wearable tech, lots of Androidy things and an unspecified amount of vapourware. Catch up on it pretty much anywhere.
Wired | The Verge | Engadget | Ars Technica | The Next Web | 9to5Google
Does anyone remember 2009's I/O? Google Wave, we hardly knew ya.
Moving on, here's a great piece on a new type of webcam voyeurism. Whatever you do, don't compromise the essential eagleness of the eagles.
Martin Scorsese on the art of silence
Neverlands: The Enchanting Destinations Of 11 Fantasy Epics. Yes, Middle Earth / New Zealand is number one. Yes, Westeros / Northern Ireland is in there.
- Game of Thrones shooting locations map
- Journey To The Centre Of Google Earth
Build your own virtual reality viewer, trapped by cats, extreme jumping cat, the importance of pausing, and Peeping tom drones.
♫ Todays tune is 'Bamboo' by Deers
- Tinder catches fire at the World Cup (sorry, couldn't resist).
- Portugal: bald eagle murderers, apple pie befoulers.
- We demand three meellion dollars
- The World Cup overfloweth with memes. A WSJ article about memes without any links. Keep keepin' it real, old media.
- On the other hand, the WSJ does do the state some service by providing this handy guide to skipping work in order to watch the US soccerball team draw with Germany later.
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