It has all the elements of a good story: technology, mystery, celebrity, and sex.
If you haven’t heard of Chatroulette, this Daily Show segment is a good primer.
Through these exchanges, we learn that, a year ago to the day, a teenage girl named Laura (Heather Sossaman) committed suicide after a video of her in an embarrassing, drunken stupor emerged online.
Here is finally conclusive evidence that there are indeed considerable differences between the two haircuts.
We were itching to study Chatroulette in a RJMetrics Dashboard, but no one seemed to have any good data for us to explore.
So, we decided compile the data ourselves by leveraging Chatroulette Map, some scrappy programming, and a passionate tech community.
My son and I went there thinking we could drive around the park in our car like you see people in the movies do, having a monkey try to pull off one of our side mirrors or Lions lying on our bonnet.
The concept is not new, of course, although this might be the first time that such a conceit is portrayed without any attempt at embellishment.
We were especially lucky to be sitting opposite a mum with a baby that had bright yellow feces leaking out from its diaper.
The bus travels for about ten minutes before stopping to open gates.
Getting the data, however, was a bit of a challenge.
That dream became a reality the first time I met someone using the Craigslist "Casual Encounters" section.
This happened about twenty times before we saw what was possibly a giraffe lying down.