Some more quick links:
Brett Scott points out that ‘Cashless society’ is a euphemism for the “ask-your-banks-for-permission-to-pay society”.
The millennial whoop, the wah-oh-wah-oh sound that has become ubiquitous in the charts. If TV Tropes had a music section, this would take pride of place.
Rhizomatica: a project to build community cellphone infrastructure in places where commercial providers fear to tread.