* Banksy rat destroyed by builders (2012-May-17) [ABC]
Local residents say they were horrified to realise the stencil had recently been ruined when builders smashed a hole in the wall to make way for pipes for a new cafe.
* Apple removes iPad ‘4G’ claims (2012-May-14) [Herald Sun]
APPLE in Australia and some other countries has ceased branding its new iPad as 4G capable, instead using the term “WiFi + Cellular”.
Its change of name follows complaints in Australia and the UK that the new iPad “WiFi+4G” does not connect to 4th generation network used in those countries.
* Who are ‘Doctors for the Family’? (20120-May-13) [The Conscience Vote]
Why did no one in the media do even rudimentary research on Doctors for the Family, and find out who was behind it? Dunjey even fronted the media for a very brief soundbite, but nothing was said about his blatant religious agenda. – Now that is a great question. (Don’t think we’ll see any MSM great answers).
* Ersatz science does not help inform debate about social policy (2012-May-13) [The Conversation]
* How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet (2012-May-15) [Gizmodo]
This is the story of a wonderful idea. Something that had never been done before, a moment of change that shaped the Internet we know today. This is the story of Flickr. And how Yahoo bought it and murdered it and screwed itself out of relevance along the way.
* Flickr ‘liquid’ design finally brings window-sized images (2012-May-16) [dopreview.com]
* big, BIG, BIGGER photos on the photo page! (2012-May-15) [blog.flickr.net]