Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
AOL Tech

'The Social Network' Frame by Frame, Disable Ping to Save Your iPhone Battery

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.

Read:

Get Smart (subscription required)
We have been outsourcing our intelligence to machines for centuries. Now they are much quicker at calculation and infinitely more adept at memory than we have ever been. And so now we decide that memory and calculation are not really part of mind.
Think Before You Build
The bad thing about computers is that they make everything run very fast, so fast that you can have a baby in nine weeks instead of nine months. But you still need nine months, not nine weeks, to make a baby.
Let's get social: Networking frames
The same kind of thing happens in the opening scene. Every once in a while, during Mark and Erica's conversation, a little white light appears over her shoulder. We may or may not register that it's a guy using a little flashlight to check IDs as people enter the pub.

Watch:

Thursday

Know:

  • Writers David Carr, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Molly McAleer and Anthony De Rosa discuss working in today's impossibly distracting media environment at SXSW. Listen in. [From: Huffduffer]
  • The new fugly android tumblr should fulfill your daily need for Android design atrocities. [From: fugly android]
  • The LA Times profiles Mark's dad, Edward Zuckerberg. [From: Los Angeles Times]
  • Extend the battery life of your iOS 4.3 device by turning off Apple's Ping music social network. [From: Lifehacker]

Got a tip? Want to talk to us? In need of more choice links like these? Drop us a line on Twitter and check out our Tumblr blog.

Tags: bestoftherest, disable+ping+iphone, disable+ping+on+iphone, disablepingiphone, disablepingoniphone, how+to+disable+ping, howtodisableping, top