Hot weather prevented this newsletter going out yesterday, I swear. As is usual, there’s no unifying theme, so lets just get going, shall we?
In the not-news department, Game of Thrones is a pirating favourite.
That’s two petabytes, people. I’m reliably informed that a petabyte is bigger than a large family of elephants.
All About You
Where were you during the great taxi wars of 2014? The Wall Street Journal concocts a challenge out of three reporters making a short journey in a taxi. JOURNALISM.
New emoji are coming. What does this mean for you? Not a huge amount probably, but the Internet in general thinks it’s of great importance.
Chief Instagram Officer. How would you feel about introducing yourself to people with that title?
This week’s dose of ‘video games are killing us all’ scaremongering. This article contains so much speculation and stupidity that it really isn’t worth picking apart. Using scare quotes around “gaming” is so very early 90s, Damon Linker.
“so the Al-Qaeda relationship, what are the synergies there?”
ISIS, which is currently in the news, publishes an annual report. Here are some finance people discussing it.
Amazing it took Eamonn Dunphy this long to realise that swearing and subsequently apologising on live TV could get him on the front page of many newspapers! Who could have guessed that, eh?
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