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An Ad Agency Is Turning Homeless People Into Wi-Fi Hotspots At SXSW

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In between the parties and the panels, twelve homeless men and one woman have been wandering the streets of Austin this week, offering SXSW-goers a hot commodity: wifi. As part of a "charitable" experiment to integrate discussion of homelessness into the SXSW discourse., New York-based ad agency BBH Labs...
An Ad Agency Is Turning Homeless People Into Wi-Fi Hotspots At SXSW

New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)

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David Gallagher, a deputy editor for technology at The New York Times, is leaving the company to work for Kickstarter. "After 7 years as an @nytimes tech editor it's time for something new," Gallagher tweeted today. "Thrilled about being part of @kickstarter and the NYC tech scene." Gallagher's departure comes...
New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Leaves For Kickstarter (NYT)

What if Homeless Hotspots is just an Absurdist Art Project?

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By now you've probably heard about Homeless Hotspots, a “charitable” initiative spearheaded by marketing firm BBH Labs that turns homeless people into wifi hotspots at SXSWi. The project wants to bring “Street Newspapers into the digital age” by attaching a 4G hotspot to homeless Austin residents and encouraging passersby to...
What if Homeless Hotspots is just an Absurdist Art Project?
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