About 19.1 million tweets related to the Oscars were sent between Sunday at 5 p.m. ET and Monday at 5 a.m. ET, and they were viewed over 3.3 billion times. According to a blog post from Twitter Head of Media Science Michael Fleischman early today, “more than 37 million people viewed those Tweets across Twitter.com and Twitter’s mobile and desktop applications.” Fleischman claims this reach approaches the 43.7 million Nielsen estimates were seeing the ABC telecast.
There’s a really strong image of what a computer scientist is — male, skinny, no social life, eats junk food, plays video games, likes science fiction. It makes it hard for people who don’t fit that image to think of it as an option for them.
Windows XP still runs on more than 95 percent of the ATMs in the world.