Tomorrow is Thanksgiving here in the USA. I have much to be thankful for but these days I am most thankful that jennebarbour continues to let me write this series each and every week.

 

So, in that spirit, here's a bunch of links I found on the Intertubz that you may find appetizing, enjoy!

 

AOL is laying off 500 employees in a restructuring with focus on mobile, data and video

My first thought to this was "AOL still has employees?"

 

How to eat as much food as humanly possible this Thanksgiving

For those of us in IT that don't already know how to eat way more than necessary, here's a list to help.

 

Nothing Personal but I'm Taking Your Job

I've said it before, and I will say it again: If you aren't trying to automate your job away, someone else will do it for you.

 

6 links that will show you what Google knows about you

If you were curious to see yourself as Google sees you.

 

How To Ask A Question At A Conference

After a busy event season this is a nice reminder on how to be polite when asking questions during a session. Nobody wants to see you strut (HT to datachick).

 

Live Streaming Web Cam Views from Around the World

I'm wondering how many of these webcams are meant to be public, and how many are simply the result of the owner having no idea.

 

Eat, Fry, Love

If you haven't seen this video yet, you should. It's a great PSA about the dangers of deep-frying a turkey.

 

It won't happen this year, but that won't stop me from dreaming about this:

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Happy Thanksgiving!