Recent findings that the iPhone stores a log of its user’s location for the past ten months in an unencrypted file leaves some longing for cellphones past. A Latvian man has wedded the OED’s “twitter” with the Internet’s definition by making real birds post on twitter using a carefully arranged bits pork fat. (Wired, Mashable)
A genuine, freewheelin’ drifter passed through Manhattan recently. This “real character and artifact out of our American experience” presents a tempting alternative to these Butler-rooted pre-finals days. (NYTimes)
Floating abstraction via Wikimedia.