With economists and the tired-out general public desperately sniffing the air for the scent of economic recovery, results from a giant like Google are extremely significant. Its 2009 figures are now out. And they're "Okay."
Ah, digital photography and videos—my old, er, new friends. And powerful tools too: Good for capturing the passing moment. Or for documenting the passing year. Here are four videos that do just that, in very very different ways.
Slightly prematurely, both YouTube and Twitter have released the list of top trends on the two services in 2009. The lists overlap in one or two places, but in general they're as different from each other as chalk and cheese.
If someone decided to do a list of innovative magazine lists, it probably wouldn't include Time magazine's "50 Best Innovations" list. The new one's out, and we've sub-selected some of the good items for you. But a broad swath of the selections are either too intentionally odd, fumbled, or just wrong. We're just, saying... you know?