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Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn and everyone hates it already

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Fans of the photo site aren't too keen on being swallowed up by a behemoth, and they've taken to Twitter to talk about itFacebook has acquired photo-sharing app Instagram, a two-year-old start-up, for $1 billion in cash and shares. The deal was announced by Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook – but...
Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn and everyone hates it already

Wearable technology: a vision of the future?

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Intelligent ski goggles, glasses that film what you see - it's the next wave of technology. And pretty soon you'll be wearing itNot so long ago I was skiiing down a slope in France, wearing a pair of ski goggles which, when I looked down and to my right, showed...
Wearable technology: a vision of the future?

Why would anyone have children? | Tim Jonze

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Kids terrify me, and there are plenty of reasons not to have them. Still, I like the idea of outsourcing my work to oneClearly I didn't get the memo informing me that I was supposed to have a baby last month. I'd managed three decades without any of my friends...
Why would anyone have children? | Tim Jonze

Letters: Cameramen framed

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Charlie Brooker is certainly right that we remember eras in cinematic style (What is the difference between The Hobbit and the news? Not as much as there should be, G2, 30 April), and he could even push this back to the frozen monochrome of Victorian photography. But why does he...
Letters: Cameramen framed
Watch this: 'Sight,' an incredible vision of an AR-obsessed future

What is the difference between The Hobbit and the news? Not as much as there should be | Charlie Brooker

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News reports are looking more like movies – and movies are looking more like news reports. How are we supposed to tell them apart?Quick, close your eyes for a second and picture the 1920s. What did you see? If you're anything like me, the projectionist in your head put on...
What is the difference between The Hobbit and the news? Not as much as there should be | Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker: The Sun needs to reinvent itself – less bullying, more of the zany fun of Twitter

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The paper called me 'a shouty third-rate TV presenter', which seems firm but fairSo then, witch-hunted tip-top soaraway tabloid the Sun will soon be available in a sizzling Sunday edition. Turns out the soothsayers were mistaken: the Sun isn't dying, it's expanding. Which, ironically, is precisely what an actual sun...
Charlie Brooker: The Sun needs to reinvent itself – less bullying, more of the zany fun of Twitter

The open Web vs closed content: A grumpy, frustrated rant

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Allow me to share with you my TV-viewing experience last night… I settled down here in the UK to watch the latest episode of South Park on the Comedy Central TV channel. Enjoying its humorous take on the recent Kony 2012 controversy, I decided to tweet a link to a...
The open Web vs closed content: A grumpy, frustrated rant

Good to meet you ... Lizzy Pennock

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A digital native, this budding journalist prefers her news in a breakfast staple of Facebook, email, Twitter, Guardian websiteI'm 20 and part of the Facebook generation, so I prefer to read the Guardian online. I will often sit in my dressing gown with a cup of tea browsing the Guardian...
Good to meet you ... Lizzy Pennock

Media Talk podcast: Charlie Brooker's A Touch of Cloth

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On this week's Media Talk, John Plunkett is joined by Vicky Frost and Neil Henderson to discuss Charlie Brooker's new comedy drama A Touch of Cloth on Sky 1 and Dan Sabbagh discusses who earns what from the BBC's annual report.Plus, Marissa Mayer attempts to steer a new course for...
Media Talk podcast: Charlie Brooker's A Touch of Cloth

Charlie Brooker: The most dangerous drug isn't meow meow. It isn't even alcohol...

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Charlie Brooker: The most dangerous drug isn't meow meow. It isn't even alcohol...

The party leaders' public personas | Charlie Brooker | Comment is free | The Guardian #ge2010

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The party leaders' public personas | Charlie Brooker | Comment is free | The Guardian #ge2010

Charlie Brooker | The most dangerous drug isn't meow meow. It isn't even alcohol ... | Comment is free | The Guardian

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Charlie Brooker | The most dangerous drug isn't meow meow. It isn't even alcohol ... | Comment is free | The Guardian

In the west, adultery isn't punished by stoning. Instead, the press will kick you until you beg for forgiveness | Charlie Brooker | The Guardian

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In the west, adultery isn't punished by stoning. Instead, the press will kick you until you beg for forgiveness | Charlie Brooker | The Guardian

Hilarious. "The world's most generic news report - Charlie Brooker's Newswipe" http://youtu.be/qpVTUdfcEMg

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Hilarious. "The world's most generic news report - Charlie Brooker's Newswipe" http://youtu.be/qpVTUdfcEMg
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