29 Things We Found Out About Tech In 2012

It was a weird year.

1. This is the worst job at Google.

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2. If a nightmare can kill you.

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3. What it’s like to ride the Google bus.

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4. The tech boom hasn’t led to a sex boom in Silicon Valley.

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5. What IS a tech bubble anyway?

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6. Facebook memes have a dark side.

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7. Facebook’s “frictionless” sharing sort of collapsed.

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8. Twitter is a truth machine.

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9. Twitter changed under our feet…

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10. …and it might ruin the funniest site on the internet

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11. Google had (arguably) the best social network on the web and killed it.

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12. Why we like Instagram.

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13. Why we hate Instagram.

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14. LinkedIn is the most depressing place on the web.

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15. Reddit’s founder is running for president of the Internet.

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16. Launching a startup is HARD, even with VC money.

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17. We talk funny now.

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18. Live sex is saving the porn industry.

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19. Tech sounds beautiful when you slooooooow it doooooown.

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20. How to look at porn (and not leave a sticky trail behind).

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21. Jay-Z is a great listener.

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22. How Pong blew up gaming.

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23. Brands die; tattoos don’t.

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24. Why Microsoft’s tablet can’t fail (oops).

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25. This guy was a jerk.

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26. Pickup artists… Ew.

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27. Wikipedia is filled with weirdos.

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28. Nothing gets better, ever.

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29. Nothing matters. Nope, nothing.

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