Do you think this affects the ability of news media to uphold their social responsibilities?

Question by Lida: Do you think this affects the ability of news media to uphold their social responsibilities? Many news media now attempt to increase popularity by adding entertainment value along with information-based news. Best answer: Answer by Robert BoboWhere have you been news has been infotainment for decades it started after major companies realized […]

Is advertising becoming too aggressive in this modern age?

Question by johnston1: Is advertising becoming too aggressive in this modern age? Im talking over bearing car/home/animal/house/grandma insurance adverts, christmas ads in september, stores overly advertising there stock, people stopping you in the street, constant price beaters telling you there the cheapest, telesales, junk mail through your door AND on you email inbox, posters everywhere […]

Checkouty this mega cool jobdescription of Microsoft from the past

Checkouty this mega cool jobdescription of Microsoft from the past Image by bertboerland From the usenet archives, a *COOL* Micorosft groups.google.com/group/net.jobs/msg/4f2cf440919eeda9?pli=1 "there is minimal bullshit.." "never do anything stupid because some manager/MBA/suit-type has power without knowledge. " "Likewise, there are no "politics", just engineering." "Your work won’t be canceled due to some political/financial upheaval," Very […]

This Is News?!? – Commercials For Dogs

Two stories in the news that make you wonder why… why is this news? Facebook: www.facebook.com Photos: “Box Trap” photo by GorillaSushi (flickr.com) Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Music: “News Sting” and “Merry Go” composed by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Video […]

what’s the fuss about the IRC and USENET these days? does anyone still use this kind of technology?

Question by : what’s the fuss about the IRC and USENET these days? does anyone still use this kind of technology? aint those 80s stuff? or at least early 90s? ever since the world wide web becomes standard, i doubt anybody is still retrieving information from the usenet, but I’d be surprised when I accidently […]