Booting Up: Tools for Remembering Edition



The National Rifle Association unpublished its Facebook page in the aftermath of the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn. [TechCrunch]

Did Instragram CEO Kevin Systrom perjure himself when he testified under oath that his company hadn’t received any other acquisition offers at the time it sold to Facebook for $1 billion? Had there not been a verbal agreement on a deal with Twitter weeks earlier? [NYT]

Apps like Timehop,, excavate social media history, further diminish the need to remember anything. [NYT]

Or you can just download your old tweets directly from the source. [The Next Web]

Everybody’s favorite futurist is going to work on “machine learning and language processing” at Google. [Ray Kurzweil]