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Bookmarks for Jul 03

A daily collection of linky goodness.

“This’ll be the day that whales fly.”

LOL — a song for the Fail Whale!

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The Fail Whale Fan Club

The Fail Whale Fan Club

FailWhale.com is the groupie | PR | Fan Club for one of coolest whales we know… you know… the handsome whale and his birdie entourage who show up occasionally on Twitter to let you know that it’s time to push back from your keyboard and to go take a break. Yup! that one.

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#fwh – Summize

#fwh - Summize

Search for the Twitter Fail Whale hashtag #fwh.

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Twitter / yiyinglu

Twitter / yiyinglu

Creator of FailWhale and so on.

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Yiying Lu

Yiying Lu

The SOURCE of the Fail Whale!!

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The FAIL SNAIL on Flickr – Photo Sharing!

The FAIL SNAIL on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Inspired by the availability of Twitter’s Fail Whale as a T-shirt and Tantek’s “Note to Self” comment ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/2631644440/#comment72157… ) I made teh Fail Snail, and he’s coughing up some “goddamn leaky HTML” hex.

I am releasing this as public domain, anyone may use it as their error message or whatever else you want, including Flickr geo tagging it with Twitter’s office address. 

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sassholes: Museum Piece, Circa 2025

sassholes: Museum Piece, Circa 2025

Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art were fascinated to learn that in the year 2008 it was not uncommon for popular Internet services to experience something called “downtime,” often represented by cute avatars that are now considered works of art…

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House Industries – Neutraface

House Industries - Neutraface

I fucking love Neutraface!

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Twitter, What Are You Doing? Co-Founder Tells All : NPR

Twitter, What Are You Doing? Co-Founder Tells All : NPR

“The latter prognosis stems from users who are growing frustrated by repeat sightings of the “fail whale,” the whimsical image Twitter posts when it goes off service. “Why doesn’t Twitter stay up and running for more than a few hours at a time?” writes Twitter user @cscan. “Why isn’t it stable? Is it simply scale, or is something else going on?””

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Facebook | FailWhale

Facebook | FailWhale

Welcome to the official Facebook Page of FailWhale. Get exclusive content and interact with FailWhale right from Facebook. Join Facebook to create your own Page or to start connecting with friends.

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Twitter FailWhale Fan Club – FriendFeed

Twitter FailWhale Fan Club - FriendFeed

The FriendFeed Fail Whale room.

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FriendFeed Comments WordPress Plugin – Development on a Shoestring

FriendFeed Comments WordPress Plugin - Development on a Shoestring

This plugin will allow you to display on your own site the comments that people make on FriendFeed about your post.

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