Peter Kafka

Recent Posts by Peter Kafka

Jon Stewart Plays Chatroulette, And We All Win

We’ve done a pretty good job of avoiding Chatroulette talk here. But this is worth breaking our unofficial ban: Jon Stewart’s take on the voyeur site–and, of course, the media’s obsession with it.

(This, by the way, is a good time to point out that the media love stories like Chatroulette, because they require nothing more than visiting a Web site. Bear this in mind when you see the next story about Twitter, Facebook, or whatever.)

Warning: Stewart’s clip, like Chatroulette, may not be safe for work, depending on the kind of place you work. But given that media grandees like Brian Williams, Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric found it fit to participate, you should probably be okay. And you should definitely watch it, somewhere.

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
Tech-Talch – Chatroulette
www.thedailyshow.com
Daily Show
Full Episodes
Political Humor Health Care Reform

Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik