I feel like Serial is to 2014 as Mad Men was to 2009: The "it" piece of media that all your bougie friends are talking about.


From Dairy River's Call for Publications

"And as always, we accept all media -- articles, drawings, photos, songs.  The less amenable to publication the better.  Smells.  Abstract ideas irreducible to words."


Chrome Copycat

Sensing it that it was falling behind, Firefox has upgraded its browser to mimic Chrome with curved tabs and a searchable address bar.



Twitter has really stepped their game up marketing ad buys to small businesses.  I get emails from them nearly week, and most of them are well-executed pitches, some with animated use cases.  It will be interesting to see if now public, Twitter can compete for real in ad dollars with Google and Facebook.