Addicted To The Drop: Watch These DJ’s Prank The Crowd

shockwebpic_addictedtothedropAustralian duo Mashd N Kutcher prank their audience during this dj set.

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Going Viral: Organic Or Engineered?

shockleewebpic_goingviralIn today’s culture, trends and memes can spread quickly but what really causes these shifts? Are they truly viral, organic movements by the people? We’d like to think so, but some of these massive viral moments are actually happening with a push from people in position to seed the web.

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#OccupyWallStreet Growing In NYC

The crowds keep growing at the site of the #occupywallstreet protests as is the confusion and speculation as to what is really going on and where this chain of events is headed. One thing’s for sure though, it is a moody time in NYC and everyone is expressing something: uncertainty, frustration, solidarity, discord, joy, anger, courage and fear abound.

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What Happens When You Let Two Bots Have A Conversation?

From Cornell University’s Creative Machines Lab comes this experiment by Igor Labutov, Jason Yosinski, and Hod Lipson of two chatbots having an intelligent & calculated conversation. Hey…the bots can only learn what they learn from us.

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#f*ckyouwashington – A Viral Declaration of Frustration

Jeff Jarvis, Professor at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism, prominent blogger, author and former journalist best known for voicing his opinion and challenging our new media world started a #f*ckyouwashington hashtag on twitter last night set off by the ongoing and failing debt ceiling negotiations going on in Washington DC.

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YouTube Sampler Kutiman Does It Again With My Favorite Color

Kutiman is an Israeli musician/producer that has gained a lot of attention over the last few years for creating songs that are solely based on samples of unrelated YouTube videos. He does this by taking a variety of YouTuber’s clips of them playing different instruments; singing, making sounds and weaves them into pretty tight sounding compositions.

He started his online music project with his first song “ThruYou” [2009] which instantly went viral and has received more that 10 million views to date.

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