November 12, 2008

Entertaining Links, Reflections on Spam Culture, and Yes, Obama

If you haven't checked out, you should. It's hilarious. Passive aggressive notes from roommates, ex-roommates, co-workers, cranky grandmas, and even God! I had no idea that office kitchens and fridges were such hot spots for interpersonal conflict!

From Spam gets 1 response per 12,500,000 emails. Out of 350 million spam emails, 28 result in sales. "Yet even with this apparently abysmal response rate of less than 0.00001 per cent, the researchers still estimate that the controllers of a network the size of Storm are still bringing in about $7,000 (£4,430) a day or $3.5m (£2.21m) over a year."

Live puppy cam is the most popular livestreaming webcam ever! Puppies for everyone!

My friend Daisy Mertzel, who is a producer and videographer, made a video of her excursion to Grant Park last week on Election Day. Daisy, who my parents would probably like to adopt into our family, is amazing with man on the street stuff. She didn't just take videos and pictures, she interviewed people, asking them what "hope" means to them, and why they think Obama's election is a turning point in American history:

1 comment:

The Imaginary Reviewer said...

That Passive Agressive Notes site is ace! It has been duly added to the Google Reader.