The "Nerd Alert" Report...

by Rachelle Hruska · April 10, 2009

    This is the stupidest thing I have seen on the Internet to date, even over LOLCATS.  Of course, it deserves the top spot on the Nerd List. [Gizmodo]

    @JesusChrist.  That's right. The man himself is back, and he's live tweeting Good Friday can you believe it! This may be better proof than that guy over at the Daily Beast today of Jesus' resurrection. [NY Times]

    Time Warner Cable's Metered Internet Pricing $15-$150 Per Month. TWC plans to test it's capped Internet packages in some markets later this year including Austin, San Antonio, and Rochester. [Silicon Alley Insider]

    Gawker's TiVo farm replaced by uncredited former employees? Nick McGlynn has been slaving away for all of us sans paycheck, but who he still worked at Gawker without getting paid? Not him. [Nick McGlynn]

    David Karp got a "Hilariously Strange Email!" Apparently it was sent to himself and "a few hundred dot-gov addresses." Um...? Here I thought this kind of pointless shit only went on in Tumblr land. [David Karp]

    YouTube's latest challenge: Building 'Vevo' while not messing up YouTube.  Apparently YouTube has partnered with Universal Music Group to build a new music video site which will be a subsidiary of Vivendi's Universal. [Silicon Alley] Speaking of YouTube, rumors are going around of Sony Pictures negotiating to provide a large number of free, ad-supported movies on the site. [Bloomberg]

    "The Twitter Revolution" Natalia Morar, the anti-communist Moldovan activist in charge of organizing demonstrations on Twitter and Facebook is being charged with "calls for organizing and staging mass disturbances." [Wired]

    "Twitter seems to be, first and foremost, an online haven where teenagers making drugs can telegraph secret code words to arrange gang fights and orgies" [McSweeney's]