Booting Up: No One Will Listen to the Inventor of the GIF About Pronunciation



Could our culture be any more saturated with hackathons? Now even the publishing business has latched onto them. [The Atlantic]

The creator of the GIF insists it’s pronounced “jif,” and no one will listen to him, not even the Oxford English Dictionary. Also, the dancing baby is still one of his favorites. [New York Times]

The immigration reform bill is headed to the Senate floor, which means finally racked up a victory, of sorts, instead of just accumulating bad press for throwing the Alaskan caribou under the bus. [AllThingsD]

Microsoft just debuted a new Xbox, in case you were wondering what your spoiled nephew would be demanding for Christmas this year. [Wired]