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Twitter bird at its booziest in 'Drunk Tweets' art

Artist Josh Ellingson reimagines Twitter's blue bird mascot as everyone's fine-feathered bar patron.

By December 7, 2013


Nate Silver

Yes, President Obama won re-election in November. But another big winner this year was big data -- and its patron saint, Nate Silver.

By December 11, 2012


Gamers fight back: Video shows Internet cafe patrons battling would-be muggers

Video surveillance footage from a Hawaiian Internet cafe shows PC gamers fighting back against a group of masked thugs.

By August 3, 2010


St David's Day Google doodle paints the home page Welsh

A new Google doodle celebrates the Welsh patron saint's day, with a dragon and daffodils.

By March 1, 2012


Alcatel OT-808: Pretty and patronizing in pink

This isn't the first QWERTY clamshell mobile phone we've ever seen, but it is possibly the first to be square rather than rectangular.

By March 23, 2010


Readers as patrons in the digital age

San Francisco-based writer turns to the Web to solicit funding for self-published book before it's written.

By August 27, 2009


Aussie pubs beat bar fights with biometrics

Pubs and clubs in Australia are signing up in droves to national and state biometrics databases that capture patron fingerprints, photos, and scanned driver licenses.

By February 1, 2011


Target settles with blind patrons over site accessibility

Retail giant will pay $6 million to plaintiffs and promises to embed Target.com with code that makes it fully usable by blind visitors, ending a class action suit.

By August 28, 2008


Obscenity-laden e-mail leads to Facebook boycott

Dissatisfied movie patron marshals Facebook outrage after receiving an offensive response to complaints about her movie-going experience.

By February 26, 2010


The 404 374: Where we celebrate wheels and women at the Bicycle Film Festival

As a longtime fan and patron of the Bicycle Film Festival, I'm proud to welcome its founder and director, Brendt Barbur, into the studio for a sit-down interview about the international filmfest. The BFF is a celebration of everything that encompasses cycling: joyrides, casual trips, long-distance journeys, trick sessions, racing, and so much more is captured by the unique program offered.

By July 1, 2009