The guys at Red vs. Blue put together a fun PSA listing a few things that you've never seen in a forum and a few ideas for online conversation starters. In the words of the late great George Carlin, "Do what you want with the girl, but leave me alone!"
francoisz writes: "The symfony web application framework finally released its 1.1 version today, a year and a half after the 1.0 release. What took so long is a complete architecture overhaul, and that makes symfony a very robust framework. The new release also packages a handful of new features, such as a true MVC Form system and a new task system. Symfony compares to Django and Ruby on Rails as being the PHP framework of choice for professionals. Since it powers Yahoo! Answers and hundreds of other websites, symfony is worth at least a look."
Dekortage writes "Analyzing DVR viewing research, Ad Age has noted something unexpected: older DVR users are more likely to skip ads than younger DVR users. The skew is particularly apparent among men: 50% of seniors skipping all the ads, but only 20% of teens do so. Women of any age group tend to be around 35%. Ad Age hypothesizes that younger viewers 'just pay attention to other media when the ads are on TV or, worse yet, perhaps the TV is just 'background music'... I always thought that ad skipping was a major benefit of DVRs. Do you skip all the ads?"