This Day in Blogging History: Car ashtray as smartphone dock; International anti-surveillance day; Translate to teenAOLspeak

One year ago today
How to turn your car’s ashtray into a smartphone dock.

Five years ago today
International day of protest against surveillance Oct 11: We need to get this on the radar for the elections in the USA this year, the EU parliamentary elections next year and many more.

Ten years ago today
Translate spam -- or anything -- into teenAOLspeak: Text-to-juvenile-AOLspeak translator will translate anything into the sort of language your 13-year-old niece might use on IM.