What You Missed on the Internet This Week

May 20, 2011
Originally from Nashville, Toby is very social and loves media.

Because not all of you are glued to the Internet for 8+ hours a day, here's what you might have missed this week.

New York Times executive editor Bill Keller wrote a grumpy editorial – The Twitter Trap – while Alexa Tsotsis and the NYT's Nick Bilton offer persuasive rebukes. C'mon, wake up and smell the Internet, Grandpa. Twitter isn't the end all, be all and it's a good way of sparking conversation and connecting people.

@JordanRubin and @Molls continue their web series, The Download, hosting the hardest working pervert on Twitter, @RobDelaney. Speaking of hard workers, take a look at these filthy rich LinkedIn guys. And on the other side of the coin, College Humor takes on the startup persona with this spot-on Hardly Working vid.

On the topic of the rapture, the  CDC gave everyone a LOL with its Disaster Preparedness Tips for the Zombie Apocalypse, while book blogger extraordinaire Maud Newton discusses how her 40th birthday conveniently lines up with Judgment Day. Is that why New Yorkers are drinking way more than San Franciscans – as seen in a Week on Foursquare – because their world will end three hours earlier?  

And with the world ending, just remember that nobody knows anything anymore!

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