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I just recently learned that Coldplay has a member that doesn’t actually play in the band, but is more of a creative director. The group insisted was a member to the point they asked he be added to the group’s Wikipedia page.

Come for the info on audio codecs, stay for the 0.007kbps wav file of Jamiroquai's "Virtual Insanity," which is the worst thing I've ever listened to, in a nice way. t.co/tyOy9eWjyA

I stumbled upon a thread on a forum for an open-source platform that was so rude and so dismissive of the work that the team did that I needed a shower after reading it.

The reason why this company is brilliant is because it can clone itself t.co/A4bdwVfU4x

Someone bought t.co/KafPiIf5HP. Now's a good time to highlight my piece about why Slack won out over IRC. t.co/cOgojpWIam

The Conners just got a special guest star t.co/VpTOq1nDe8

One Frame At A Time: A long time ago in an encoding standard not so far away, an early 'net user tried to remake “Star Wars” in ASCII art form. He got further than you’d guess.

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I heard Samsung is making an 8 terabyte SSD. That's nothing. t.co/OrDmXIU8Bb

Twitter bought a company and shut it down for all current customers, with no notice. t.co/cWMiRCLuig

The Other Browser War: Why a new “feature” Opera added to its browser this week really makes me wish they’d ask me to pay them money for the right to use their browser.

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Maybe writing a blog post about it will get Opera to notice. t.co/hRz0LYmesa

This is one of the more lopsided trending topics lists I've seen on Twitter. t.co/z3beesHEEn

So which social networks messed up this golden opportunity? One rhymes with mumblr t.co/kXW2oROrnl

I've been to this restaurant before, it's called Moe's. t.co/729Hhnlvzd

This would actually be a genius business move. t.co/CEFE5OY3yn