VideoSift shares a 4.25 minutes YouTube music video, with parodies and spoofs, showing some YouTubers starring in a mash-up of culturally defining moments of 2012. Can you spot all the references? There are also interactive surprises/Easter eggs too. See Reddit comment for the answers and links. There is also a six minute and 14 seconds behind the scenes on YouTube.
Five Facts and Remembering DOOM With Some of the Personal Computer (PC)'s Biggest Developers's First Times.Submitted by ant on Sat, 11/10/2012 - 2:31pm. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Demo/Shareware | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | History | Holidays/Special Days | Internet/Network | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Software | Technology | Videogame Console
GameTrailers (GT) has a bunch of retrospective episodes on various video games.
Network World (one ugly web page) has an old twelve/12 pages slide showing "Steve Ballmer versus/vs. Windows Live Messenger emoticons -- I was playing around with adding emoticons to my Windows Live Messenger account when a thought struck me: Who do they remind me of? Do you see the resemblance? ..."
HardOCP and Mashable report that National Broadcast Company (NBC) Olympics web site will be airing a live feed of the XXX (not that, you perv(ert)s)/30th Olympics closing ceremony over the Internet at 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT.
This two pages PC World article reports on "Idioms Lost to Tech -- Technology changes everything, from how we shop to how we stay in touch with friends. And it definitely changes the way we talk--just a few years ago phrases like 'Facebook friends,' 'trending on Twitter,' and 'I can has more cheezburger?' didn't even exist.
Vintage Computing and Gaming (VC&G) shared a ten/10 (last one doesn't count) pages PCWorld's image gallery (one ugly web page with thumbnails) showing "The Roots of Social Networking -- Before Facebook, before even Friendster (current one is nothing like its old/former one), people still had social networking. Here's a look at how computer users got together in the days before the dawn of the Internet..."