Lady Gaga’s newest record, 20 million Twitter followers

She’s set numerous YouTube records with her 10-minute-long music videos, but now she’s set a new record on a new popular media website.

Lady Gaga has established herself as the unchallenged queen of Twitter, becoming the first to have 20 million followers, two million more Justin Bieber with 18 million.

A relatively early adopter, @ladygaga joined the site on March 26th, 2008. Continue reading “Lady Gaga’s newest record, 20 million Twitter followers” Lady Gaga’s newest …

Google drives one step forward

Alex Padilla, a California state Senator, plans to arrive at a press conference at the Sacramento capitol today in  Google modified Toyota Prius that drives itself.

How do you feel about self-driving vehicles? Safe enough, but only if all cars on the road were computer controlled? Read on!  Continue reading “Google drives one step forward” Google drives one step fo…

A virtual ghost town, Google Plus is nearly empty

According to Larry Page, Google’s chief executive, Google+ has become a robust competitor in the social networking space, with 90 million users registering since its June launch. However that number is very misleading.

While I find Google+ to be somewhat easy (and at times, fun) to use, it feels very empty. Some of that is any lack of Twitter or other auto-posting integration. I can post to Facebook via text message (which Google Plus also allows now), web browser toolbar, or hundreds of third-party applications. My blog can auto-post to Facebook when I make new posts with API configuration. Google allows none of that. To seriously use Google+, you need to be on a web browser or in the G+ Application on your smartphone. Google doesn’t feed into other sources like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social networking sites do.  Continue reading “A virtual ghost town, Google Plus is nearly empty” A virtual ghost town, Goo…