Tila Tequila Concert Assailant Confesses on YouTube



As a general rule, you really shouldn’t brag about your crimes on YouTube — or anywhere else on the Internet, for that matter. Apparently, some people don’t abide by that rule. In 2008, a bunch of teenagers beat up sixteen-year-old Victoria Lindsay and posted a video of the beating on YouTube. Needless to say, they were immediately identified and apprehended.

Skip ahead to 2010. French-Vietnamese singer Tila Tequila, the queen of MySpace, was invited to perform at an Illinois music festival called the Gathering of the Juggalos. For those unfamiliar with Midwest horrorcore and street gangs, “Juggalos” are fans of the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse. Click here to continue reading “Tila Tequila Concert Assailant Confesses on YouTube”…

Google TV Brings Universal Search to Your TV

Google TVThis year’s keynote presentations at Google I/O, the search giant’s annual developer conference, feature quite a few exciting announcements: from WebM to the Chrome Web Store to Android Froyo. However, Google saved their biggest announcement for the last part of the last keynote: Google TV.

Google’s stated mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Like it or not, a lot of the world’s information still goes through traditional television. Google TV thus hopes to organize that information, by putting traditional television under the dominant information management paradigm of the Web: search. Clunky TV schedule guides could soon become a thing of the past, even for the laziest couch potatoes. Click here to continue reading “Google TV Brings Universal Search to Your TV”…