Seeing how companies like Facebook are driving the potential of information technology into the ground here are two videos on the background of the industry.
The Guardian has an article about photographer Philippe Chancel documenting French street gangs of the early 80s.
Here’s a set of photos he took. One features Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, in about 1981. Another one is showing Brian Setzer.
Here’s a video about the Pittsburgh Doo Wop scene which produced The Del Vikings, who more than 30 years later inspired the name of a Paris rockabilly street gang.
p.s.: speaking of France
In an effort to make plastic drinking straws extinct, Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker of Loliware have invented the ‘world’s first edible, hypercompostable, marinedegradable straw.’ They hope their eco-friendly Lolistraw will replace the ‘500M plastic straws’ that they say are currently being used in the United States every day.