Every day, for reasons best understood by herself, Megan Amram ("it's this weird, sexual, anti-comedy comedy that's 'in' right now") posts "Today was the day Donald Trump finally became president" to her Twitter feed.
Andy Baio has scraped the metadata associated with all 800 of these tweets and analyzed them, finding that the tweets are probably manually posted, mostly between 4-8PM PT (never between 0:00h-07:15h PT), with the average tweet getting 983 likes, 47 retweets, and 44 replies (outliers: six have had more than 5,000 likes, and Aug 21, 2018's tweet got more than 10,000 likes!), though the trend is generally downward.
He's posted his data in a Google sheet so you can do your own analysis.
Last week, a drone video showing hundreds of people in China being shackled and blindfolded and made to kneel on a train platform went viral; a piece of amazing digital detective work by Nathan Ruser presents a compelling case that the video is real, and that it was recorded in August 2018 near the city […]
Twitter announced on Friday it has suspended still more nation-state controlled accounts for conducting information operations. The latest batch of banned psyops accounts originated in China, UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Ecuador.
The incompetence horrowshow is on Twitter right now! It’s lasted a few minutes; to my shame was I there to see it and wonder how long it would last, and it has not ceased yet. UPDATE, 1:02 p.m. Eastern Time: It has ceased.
Studies have shown cannabidiol (more popularly known as CBD) to be effective in two main areas: Pain relief and stress relief. Both of those make the non-psychoactive, cannabis-derived compound a natural for topical creams. There’s no shortage of CBD products out there, but here’s eight of our favorites, all specifically designed for dermatological use – […]
If you’re part of the maker community, you know Make:. Though Make: magazine is off the shelves as of this year, the eBooks and resources put out by Maker Media are still a fantastic resource for the new generation of tinkerers, hackers, and robotics geeks. If you’re in that tribe, listen up: they’ve released a […]
Life isn’t getting any less hectic, and pressure cookers are a quick, healthy solution for a growing number of kitchens. But if you thought your Instant Pot was versatile, there’s a major upgrade on the market: The Yedi 9-in-1 Total Package Instant Programmable Pressure Cooker. If you’ve somehow never used a pressure cooker before, try […]