Link roundup – October 18, 2011

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Link roundup
  1. Take This Lollipop
    - The second best – and CREEPIEST – Facebook based campaign I’ve seen. Awesome experience-
  2. Mika Lagreen’s Photos | Facebook
    - Straight people living in relationships are obviously very unhappy, if shit like this is “funny”
  3. iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II Drop Test – YouTube
    - Samsung Galaxy vs iPhone 4S in a drop test. Brilliant shareable content by insurance agency
  4. Go Where? Sex, Gender, and Toilets » Sociological Images
    - Sex, gender and toilets. Some of these signs are laughable, some are just sad  (via @filip)
  5. iPhone 4S Sales Top 4 Million in the First Weekend
    - The nay-sayers were wrong about iPhone 4S. It sold 4 million units the first weekend.
  6. Cracking the credit code
    - What all the numbers on your credit card mean [infographic]
  7. Contrex – Ma Contrexpérience – 97s – YouTube
    - Ad for water that would have been totally awesome had it not felt so set up and contrived
  8. who killed videogames? (a ghost story) | insert credit
    - A story explaining why games are getting more addictive and less fun.
  9. Is your ego in the way of your success? (Your people might think so) | SmartBlog on Leadership
    - Leadership: if employees are afraid to speak their mind you get 5.8% lower shareholder return
  10. Word as Image – YouTube
    - Mission: illustrate a word, using only that word. Result: Awesome: http://t.co/YSStFC9i
  11. The Reddit Invasion | Sortable
    - Infographic explaining why Reddit is so big, lovable and why you should care (via @joinsimon)
  12. Google Translate with Conversation Mode – YouTube
    - If you say that this is the babel fish that Douglas Adams wrote about, are you saying that Google is God?
  13. Twitter study (PDF)
    - Wow! 70% of companies ignore customer complaints on Twitter [research]
  14. A Magazine Is an iPad That Does Not Work.m4v – YouTube
    - The death of printed magazines and newspapers, illustrated.
  15. Do Yourself a Favor: Set Up These Custom Typing Shortcuts on Your iPhone Right Now
    - Keyboard shortcuts in iOS5. E.g. type “brb” and your iPhone corrects it to “be right back” (hat tip @forsgren)
  16. Nicki Minaj Sings ‘Super Bass’ with Sophia Grace (Full Version) – YouTube
    - Little girl meets Nicki Minaj. TEH HAPPINESS <3! See this without smiling. I dare you!
  17. Google Engineer Accidentally Posts Rant About Google+
    - Ouch. Interesting read, though. (via @zackrisson)
  18. White woman ‘gives birth to black child’ after watching black porn star on 3D TV | Information, Gadgets, Mobile Phones News & Reviews | News.com.au
    - Have we reached the state where people think that it’s automatically true because it’s funny? See also the Betty White “vaginas get pounded”-joke meme that wasn’t made by Betty White.
  19. One Million Backers » The Kickstarter Blog — Kickstarter
    - Amazing. Kickstarter reached 1 million backers and $ 84 million in successful projects so far
  20. A conversation with Siri on the iPhone 4S – YouTube
    - Video of live test of Siri/iPhone 4S. It understands Yoda-speak. Also: damnyousiri is the new damnyouautocorrect