Weird web news: BOND is out of touch
And I quote: “BOND is a tiny touch module.
It can be a pendant or a bracelet but it comes in pairs. You keep one and you give one to a friend. When you touch it, your friend feels it. We love tweets, we prefer tickles. The potential for using BOND as a way of communicating is limitless.” Brilliant! Because with Skype, FaceTime, phones, BBM, email, texts, Twitter and Facebook we really are starved for means of communicating with each other these days.
For no rhyme or reason
The third in an occasional series of limericks based on recent events:
It’s said Facebook is thinking of change
To allow our emotions full range
Soon when somebody dies
You can click sympathise
Because liking it always felt strange
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