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Lunch Links: A Techy Thursday

Posted By Ricky Leung On October 17, 2013 @ 12:05 pm In Lunch Links | Comments Disabled

- Cory Booker mayor of Newark, New Jersey, defeated Steve Lonegan (R.) Wednesday in a special election [1] for a Senate seat. Booker is an avid user of social media and tweets about his daily life, you know, like saving a woman from a burning building [2].

- Booker will be joining the ranks of only four African Americans to have been directly elected to the Senate in American history. [4]

- Meanwhile, Anthony Weiner blames the internet for losing his gubernatorial bid [5].

- Our phones can now help us communicate via calls, texts, video, snapchats… but hey what about smells? Well, no worries, “vapor communication” [6] coming soon with the OPHONE [7].

- If technology is moving too fast for you, feel free to step back to Super Mario Brothers [7] for a little blast from the past on your Web browser.

Just remember it’s going to be the future soon.

YouTube Preview Image [8]

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URLs in this post:

[1] defeated Steve Lonegan (R.) Wednesday in a special election: http://mashable.com/2013/10/16/cory-booker-elected-senate/

[2] saving a woman from a burning building: http://mashable.com/2012/04/13/newark-mayor-cory-booker-hero/

[3] April 13, 2012: https://twitter.com/CoryBooker/statuses/190624173259890690

[4] only four African Americans to have been directly elected to the Senate in American history.: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/10/17/2795201/african-americans-elected-senate-american-history/

[5] Anthony Weiner blames the internet for losing his gubernatorial bid: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/election/weiner-mayor-internet-article-1.1488260

[6] “vapor communication”: http://vaporcommunication.com/#he-t

[7] with the OPHONE: http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2013/10/15/super-mario-bros-now-playable-web-browser/

[8] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKpXvNVN7es

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