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Staying Out of Trouble | Meta Hacking | Space Invaders

  • TVNewser: How is Fox News (owned by News Corp.) covering the scandal of the moment involving News of the World (also owned by News Corp.)? They aren’t touching it.
  • UnBeige: The Tech Museum in the Bay Area, devoted to telling the history of technology, has been attacked by hackers. Perhaps they will turn it into a new exhibit!
  • AllTwitter: There’s a new game “DataSift Invaders” that combines the classic video game Space Invaders with Twitter. You power your “ship” with positive sentiment tweets and shoot down avatars when users with high Klout scores tweet. Yeah, that seems perfectly clear to us.
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