6. The Reign of the Standard Blog Post Format
We know it's been that way since links.net
. But enough or at least less of the big picture/text below monotony. We're the people that invented The Segway
and the Wii, surely we can figure out how to deal with image/text wrap.5. Random Number Diggbait Lists
Okay "11 People Who Can Drive Traffic to Our Website
" and "22 Ways In Which It's A Slow News Day,"
we know you picked a random number because 10 and 20 were so
played out. Well now you've played out ALL the numbers. And while we're on the subject, what is up with the influx of Sexy Geek lists
? Yes we know you'd secretly like to be nominated (so would we). But seriously, there are some really unsexy geeks, that was the point of being a geek in the first place -- Dave Wine
r may not look that hot in a bikini but RSS turned out to be pretty cool.4. Non-celebrities
If only because now it's even more
difficult to remember who's famous and who isn't. In the olden days, in order to achieve recognition you had to actually accomplish something more strenuous than putting together a 140 character long sentence. Now, not so much. 3. The Signal to Noise Ratio of Google Leaks
Everybody made such a huge fuss about Google Wave
, and now the thing's a ghost town. And to quell the current Google phone hysteria, nothing's ever going to beat the iPhone, despite the miserable failure that is AT&T
, despite the fact that the Nexus is effing beautiful
, EVER.2. Fuzzy Math Rules About Online Photo-Sharing
Damn if these aren't confusing. With all the "via" and "by" and "courtesy of" missteps we all encounter on a daily basis, perhaps someone with more time on their hands than Creative Commons
Founder Lawrence Lessig
should come up with a standard solution to content stealing, eh hem, sharing.
Remember Y2K where everybody thought computers would die and the world would collapse on itself? Pretend it's then and leave your Facebook to fend for itself every once in awhile. That's right, you heard us, quit the Internet, and dance.
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