- Local weather: The European Union is considering easing some copyright restrictions on digital content, such as the rule requiring you to view videos and other purchased items in the country of purchase.
- Wind reversal: Twitter is testing whether to show your feed with tweets out of reverse chronological order. Grrr.
- Let's complain about the weather: Here's some data suggesting customers will pay more if you handle their complaints better on Twitter--including response speed.
- Talk about a Gulf stream: Amazon Prime subscribers can now choose other streaming channels to stream for add-on prices. Showtime, lots of indie film channels, and more are available, typically with a free week trial.
- Can weather have one? Dictionary.com's word of the year is "identity." Better go get one.
- Today's temps: Google's new update will merge your to-do list with your calendar.
- Don't tell me how hot it is: For the FOMO generation, the US Postal service will now email you images of mail in your mailbox (of the snail variety), or let you view it on a dashboard. It's being tested in a handful of states, rolling out to more soon.
- Rising temps: Here are Twitter's top hashtags, tweets, and users for 2015.
- Still hot: This week, my Moderating Panels blog looked at what happens when the panel gets away from the moderator, and this blog considered the speech that's a laundry list.
(Creative Commons licensed photo by Ray Bodden)