Referencing the old joke wherein the great tastes of peanut butter and chocolate collided for the first time, it looks like the world’s premiere search engine (Google) will soon combine with everyone’s favorite microblogging service (Twitter). If that doesn’t sound like sweet, delicious digital candy to you, well, I’m not sure you’re reading the right column.
In a blog post aptly titled “RT @google: Tweets and updates and search, oh my” Google VP of Search Products and User Experience laid out the deal:
You know what this means for the lesbian community? We’ll be able to google the nearest queer bar and get directions along with a snarky assessment of the crowd, all in one go!
This is progress, people.
In other Twitter-worthy news, my addiction to following every geek/tech blogger on the planet led me to find this little bit of
If Klenginem isn’t quite your style of inane musical act, might I suggest the latest from Improv Anywhere — a musical set in a Queens grocery store.
It’s a beautiful bit of concentrated, harmless lunacy that really must be seen. The site has some excellent reaction footage from bystanders that was cut from the “production” itself, so be sure to check that out as well.