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Yahoo reportedly eyeing Tumblr for possible $1 billion acquisition
There goes the neighbourhood.
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Microsoft’s crazy Windows 8 video campaign swaps watermelons for features
We don’t always see what Microsoft’s marketing teams are cooking up around the world, but whoever filmed these insane, absurdist Asian promo videos deserves a raise. It’s possible that the trio of clips below (titled Windows 8 Training Camp) weren’t meant for public release, but they’re still some of the most memorable, engaging, and on-message 30-second spots we’ve seen featuring the new touch-based operating system since it was released last October.
Hunter S. Thompson and Bill Murray.
(Source: filmprojections, via sleeping-weather)
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20 classic reads from the late great Dr. Gonzo, all free online.
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