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Big magazine reads for the small screen

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Matter and The Magazine, two promising subscription publications designed for digital reading, point to a new journalistic nicheIn a recent essay, writer and designer Craig Mod outlined what he termed Subcompact Publishing - simple, small-scale publications suited to the internet and digital reading. In particular, he praised two new subscription-based...
Big magazine reads for the small screen
How 'Minority Report' has distorted our vision of interface design
29th Street Publishing's Tim Moore on making apps like movies
Early webcam 'lifecaster' Rex Booth talks about oversharing before social media
Soviet-era architecture: beautiful or just plain weird?
Techies Gather For a Real-Life Branch with Ev Williams and Jonah Peretti

Chatroulette Explained: 71% Male, 15% Female, 14% Pervert [VIDEO]

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The random videoconferencing sensation Chatroulette has been all the rage lately, but we can’t blame you if you haven’t actually given it a try just yet. Casey Neistat approached the new site for a more scientific breakdown of what might be found there, confirming much of our suspicion and...
Chatroulette Explained: 71% Male, 15% Female, 14% Pervert [VIDEO]

The morning lowdown 4-25-12

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AOL unveils video channel hub to TV subscribers (paidContent) Genres stretch, for better and worse, as YouTube takes on TV (NYT) Should the NYT charge for early access to the news? (GigaOM) Health blogger could be jailed for giving health advice while unlicensed (The Atlantic) Bloomberg: NYC’s tech success...
The morning lowdown 4-25-12
The false promise of online education

Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation

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Reddit's users launched a new subreddit, Findbostonbombers, where hundreds of amateur sleuths are crowdsourcing clues and suspects in the Boston terrorist attack. In an inevitable development, Reddit users have begun crowdsourcing an investigation into the Boston terrorist attack. A new subreddit called Findbostonbombers has over 870 subscribers and 1,600...
Redditors Crowdsource Boston Marathon Terrorism Investigation
Reuters Fired Its Indicted Social Media Editor After Bad Social Media Editing

Hate ChatRoulette? Then You Hate The Internet

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Every once in a while, a service or feature comes along that crystallizes everything people love and hate about the Internet. ChatRoulette is definitely one of those services. Plenty has been written already about the new social tool, which is a little like the Internet video version of speed dating....
Hate ChatRoulette? Then You Hate The Internet

BuzzFeed Launches Women's Vertical, "Shift," Helmed By Amy Odell

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There’s a new girl in town, joining established women’s blogs Jezebel and The Hairpin: Shift, BuzzFeed’s new women’s vertical, run by New York magazine and Jezebel alums. Amy Odell, previously editor of New York magazine fashion blog “The Cut,” is editor. They are joined by Anna North, who was...
BuzzFeed Launches Women's Vertical, "Shift," Helmed By Amy Odell

People Are Writing To NASA About The World Ending Like It's Santa Claus And Christmas

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If you haven't already heard, the world is supposed to end this Friday.The Mayan Calendar, the most robust calendar ever, suggests the world was created on August 11, 3114 BC. Then, the Mayan calendar would have looked like this: 13-0-0-0-0.This Friday, on December 21,2012, it's supposed to look the. Exact....
People Are Writing To NASA About The World Ending Like It's Santa Claus And Christmas
Watch this: one-time 1983 special 'Battle of the Video Games'
What is a social media editor?
Special 'Foucault's Pendulum' Vergecast with Ken Layne Thursday, November 8th, 1pm ET
The sudden burnout of obscure music download blogs

Rumor Roundup: Softbank Gets a Panty Dropoff and Fred Durst Did It All for the Diggs

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(Photo: Instagram/Mazy) Airbnb Is a Belieber Early this week, CEO Brian Chesky tweeted out a photo of Justin Bieber, whose startup cred apparently extends to Airbnb renter. The Instagram shot was taken by Mazy Kazerooni, cofounder of #DominateFund, Ben Parr’s still hush-hush, celebrity-focused micro-VC. Gee, wonder who their LPs are? Friday flashback This...
Rumor Roundup: Softbank Gets a Panty Dropoff and Fred Durst Did It All for the Diggs
A timeline of future events from sci-fi authors of the past and present
Inside OpenLeaks: the WikiLeaks defectors working on 'the future of whistleblowing'

Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers

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More than any other social network, Tumblr has blurred the line between what a media company does and what a technology company does. Or, to piggyback on a metaphor of Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti, Tumblr both drives the trains and owns the railroad tracks.  Sure, Twitter and Facebook have journalism managers...
Tumblr continues its quest for original content, sending out a call for paid freelancers

BuzzFeed Launches Women's Vertical, "Shift," Helmed By Amy Odell

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Jezebel and The Hairpin have a new competitor: Shift, BuzzFeed’s new women’s vertical, run by New York magazine and Gawker alums. Former Gawker editor Doree Shafrir is executive editor of Shift. Amy Odell, previously editor of New York magazine fashion blog “The Cut,” is editor. They are joined by...
BuzzFeed Launches Women's Vertical, "Shift," Helmed By Amy Odell
Seven publishing trends that will define 2013

No, the job of social media editor isn't dead -- but it sure as heck better be evolving

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If you want to get a lot of people to share your post on social media, here’s a tip: Take a shot at the whole idea of social-media editors. BuzzFeed writer Rob Fishman (himself a former social-media editor at Huffington Post) may or may not have had that principle in...
No, the job of social media editor isn't dead -- but it sure as heck better be evolving

The Morning Lowdown 1-27-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  Twitter faces censorship backlash (paidContent) »  How the Daily Mail (LSE: DMGT) became the web’s biggest newspaper (GigaOm) »  Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) sees overseas losses doubling to $118 million this quarter (paidContent) »  For $2 a star, an...
The Morning Lowdown 1-27-12

Tourists Now Have Their Own Sidewalk Lane

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Mark Armstrong's Tumblr Everyone complains about waddling gangs of tourists blocking the sidewalks of this fair city, but nobody ever does anything about it (beyond unleashing the occasional barnyard noise or cane swipe). Until NOW. As you can see from this photo, taken at 22nd Street and Fifth Avenue,...
Tourists Now Have Their Own Sidewalk Lane
How to Get Music Videos on Your Apple TV, Courtesy of The Awl

City-Focused News App Spun Partners With A+E, AskMen, The Awl, And Others

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Spun, a mobile app pulling together news stories relevant to your city, is announcing several content deals with well-known publishers, including A+E Networks, AskMen, Gothamist, Untapped Cities, The Awl Network, CultureMap, and “dozens” more. These deals are another way to make sure the app has plenty of locally relevant content...
City-Focused News App Spun Partners With A+E, AskMen, The Awl, And Others
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