Visual Internet

via This Is the Most Detailed Picture of the Internet Ever (and Making it Was Very Illegal) | Motherboard.

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Don’t make fun of renowned Dan Brown

And don’t even think of laughing while reading:

The critics said his writing was clumsy, ungrammatical, repetitive and repetitive. They said it was full of unnecessary tautology. They said his prose was swamped in a sea of mixed metaphors. For some reason they found something funny in sentences such as “His eyes went white, like a shark about to attack.” They even say my books are packed with banal and superfluous description, thought the 5ft 9in man. He particularly hated it when they said his imagery was nonsensical. It made his insect eyes flash like a rocket.

via Don’t make fun of renowned Dan Brown – Telegraph.

Tech Companies Pressed by N.Y. Over Handheld Device Thefts

This attitude could so easily be extended to the common man, taxes and administrative corruption – What steps are you taking to save your money from government corruption?

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wrote to Apple, Google, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and Samsung Electronics Co. seeking information about what the companies are doing to combat thefts of their devices in the state, according to copies of the May 10 letters.

via Apple, Google Pressed by N.Y. Over Handheld Device Thefts – Bloomberg.