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Tweet number 100; 1,000; 10,000; one billion, ten billion

Tweet number 100; 1,000; 10,000; one billion, ten billion

In honor of 11/11/10, I bring you the tweets at significant numbers. Tweet #100. Twitter was really exciting at the start. Tweet #1,000. The first people on twitter were party animals! Tweet #10,000. Curbing your wheels? The one billionth tweet. At first glance this tweet looks like it would stink. A tinyurl? But the japanese […]

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Fun story about 09/09/09 at 9:09am

Fun story about 09/09/09 at 9:09am

Chapter 1: It’s 09/09/09! I wanted to get a receipt from Dunkin Donuts with the timestamp of 9:09am, but I wake up too late to get to the downtown Dunkin Donuts in time. Instead I figure it would be fun to txt my number-lovin buddy, Tom. While riding the red line CTA train I compose […]

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The 3,033 States of America

The 3,033 States of America

Let’s delete all the 50 states and use counties instead. We could have 3,033 states. Here’s what the map would look like. (take a look at the full hi-res version) There would be a problem that many of the states have the same last name. Washington is used 31 times. What would we do there? […]

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My 5,000th bookmark on delicious.com

My 5,000th bookmark on delicious.com

Delicious.com is a great online bookmarking service. Use it to bookmark all the cool sites you find, and then in the future when you are trying to remember the name of a site, BADDA-BING BADDA-BANG! You can find it easily. You might say, “oh well, i can bookmark them in browser.” Yeeeeeeah. Well. Do you […]

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2009 loses to 2008 in Battle Royale

2009 loses to 2008 in Battle Royale

Image from shutterstock.com Sporting events 2008: Summer Olympics 2009: The second World Baseball Classic, The Women’s Professional Soccer league will debut Winner: 2008. Nothing trumps the summer Olympics Politics 2008: Presidential election 2009: Nothing Winner: 2008. Obama! Chinese Year 2008: Brown Earth Rat Year 2009: Brown Earth Cow Year Winner: 2009. Year of the rat? […]

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Quantifying activity online: ridiculous numbers

Quantifying activity online: ridiculous numbers

I’m about to reach 1,000 cheers given on 43things.com. (43 things is a website where you post goals, and help others achieve their goals). Recently I also got 4,000 webpages bookmarked on delicious, so that got me thinking about all the numbers of different activities I do online: ‚Ä¢ 4,030 delicious favorites since August 05, […]

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