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Twitter opens up archive, lets you search all tweets

Twitter opens up archive, lets you search all tweets

According to Twitter, hundreds of billions of tweets have been sent out since the service launched in 2006. If you’re dubious of that number, you can now count them all to verify the claim. Today, Twitter is announcing they’re making the entire catalog of tweets sent available via their search index. Until today, the aim was on providing an account of the more recent tweets sent, but now they’re all up for grabs. The new, all-encompassing index is also 100-times larger than the real-time index we’ve been using.

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Library of Congress unveils plan to preserve recordings

Library of Congress unveils plan to preserve recordings

The Library of Congress has unveiled its National Recording Preservation plan, which involves preserving the US's "recorded sound heritage" for generations to come. The plan is mandated by Congress, and is composed of 32 recommendations encompassing both the public and private sectors. Issues concerning inadequate storage space and other problems will all be addressed.

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Electric Spin the Bottle – For those too good to spin a real bottle

Electric Spin the Bottle – For those too good to spin a real bottle

Kids have got it so easy these days, what with cell phones, high-speed internet and all of the other cool technology that wasn't around when I was a kid. Heck, I remember when I was a teenager the game Spin the Bottle actually required the use of a real bottle. Thankfully youngsters don't have to deal with all of the problems that arose from using a glass bottle.

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