Google builds Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon into its... →
To use Google’s system, the user simply types in the words “Bacon number” followed by the name of the actor. By way of example, typing “Bacon number Simon Pegg” reveals that Bacon and the British actor are linked by Tom Cruise, because the latter appeared in 1992’s A Few Good Men with Bacon and in 2006’s Mission: Impossible III with Pegg. Pegg therefore has a Bacon number of two, indicating two...
Who inherits your iTunes library? →
wired: infoneer-pulse: Many of us will accumulate vast libraries of digital books and music over the course of our lifetimes. But when we die, our collections of words and music may expire with us. Someone who owned 10,000 hardcover books and the same number of vinyl records could bequeath them to descendants, but legal experts say passing on iTunes and Kindle libraries would be much more...
Kyle Kinane tours with a racist ventriloquist →
<p>Life on the road couldn’t be less glamorous for a comedian, a sleazeball, and some dummies. </p> Fantastic.