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Discovery Pushes Its Podcasting Stars in Front of the Camera: How the "Stuff You Should Know" Guys Got on TV

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A few years ago Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant were unknown writers. Now they’re podcast big shots. Next year they could be cable TV stars. At least that’s the arc their employers at Discovery Communications have planned for them. The cable heavyweight has watched the pair progress: From bloggers on...
Discovery Pushes Its Podcasting Stars in Front of the Camera: How the "Stuff You Should Know" Guys Got on TV

The rise and rise of the 'selfie'

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From Justin Bieber to the Obamas and Madonna, the self-taken cameraphone photo - now a staple of Instagram and Twitter - has become one of the cultural markers of our timeWhen the time comes for us to reflect even more closely on the cultural markers of this generation, we will...
The rise and rise of the 'selfie'
Reddit user says she didn't plant softball question for Obama, but wishes she had

Nature Publishing Group Officially Launches New Interactive Textbook

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Last spring I wrote about Nature Publishing Group’s plan for a $49 electronic textbook packed with interactivity and unlimited content updates for life. The original publication date was scheduled for September 1, 2011, but for a variety of reasons the release was pushed back. Today marks the official launch of...
Nature Publishing Group Officially Launches New Interactive Textbook
Time study says 'digital natives' switch between devices and platforms every two minutes, aren't as emotionally engaged with media
Trayvon Martin, theGrio and “new guards” of black media

For young workers, the future is here already

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So-called unified communications mergers the varied tools professionals use to share information — and it’s already here. By Jason Cook, contributor FORTUNE — Anthony Little, a trader based in New York, strides across the trading floor with a Bluetooth headset tucked neatly into his ear as the lights on his...
For young workers, the future is here already

Actually, Klout is a great tool for hiring digital natives

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Can anyone say tempest in a teapot? Nothing gets the interwebs’ panties in a knot like a good ranking controversy. Think of all the catfights we’ve had over Google’s PageRank, Facebook’s EdgeRank, or ComScore site metrics. But perhaps Klout beats them all. There’s something very personal about a number that...
Actually, Klout is a great tool for hiring digital natives
Why there's radical change ahead for the digital asset management industry

How cloud-monitoring services can help you avoid your own 'Fail Whale'

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We are excited to announce the first breakout panel at CloudBeat 2012, “Visibility: Cloud Management and Control in a Complex World,” featuring speakers from 6 Fusion, Cloudability and Appescute.  Even when you buy a car with a warranty, you still have to get it serviced. Your cloud infrastructure is...
How cloud-monitoring services can help you avoid your own 'Fail Whale'

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More startups are advertising on TV, but why?

Village Voice spins off Backpage.com

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New York’s iconic Village Voice and a dozen other weekly newspapers are parting ways with Backpage, a controversial classified site tied to alleged sex trafficking. The split will result in the creation of a new ownership group that is focused solely on news and events. The new Denver-based operation, known as...
Village Voice spins off Backpage.com

Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society

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Reader vegetaman points us to some comments made by Maynard James Keenan (best known as the singer for the band Tool) in an Oregon radio interview that suggest he's reached the "get off my lawn" phase of his career. When asked about music piracy and its effect on the industry,...
Tool Singer Defends His Lawn: Decries Our Entitled, Uncreative Society

As with the idea that digital natives learn and work in new ways, there may be less going on here than meets the eye. http://j.mp/c3d46Z

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As with the idea that digital natives learn and work in new ways, there may be less going on here than meets the eye. http://j.mp/c3d46Z

Will news bites for digital natives work?

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Companies are trying to crack mobile video. Lerer Ventures-backed NowThis News is working on a formula to do just that. FORTUNE -- "Congress is being all Congressy again," quips a youthful male anchor with a gee-whiz eye-roll as he reports on the demise of a Congressional Bill called the Sportsmen's...
Will news bites for digital natives work?

Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers

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In order to tell the story of Star Wars, George Lucas had to create a new technology company that was powerful enough to tell that story. The same thing has to happen in digital news publishing. That’s the conclusion of Jim Bankoff, CEO and Chairman of Vox Media, whose sites The...
Digital story-telling and the rise of the new publishers

Farewell, Keyboard - Generation I Will Grow Up on Touchscreens

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The analysts at Gartner must have been fairly impressed with the Apple iPad because their latest research report predicts that over 50% of the computers purchased for children will have touchscreens by 2015. In this case, Gartner defines children as those under the age of 15 or, as we like...
Farewell, Keyboard - Generation I Will Grow Up on Touchscreens

Students launch Prospective Plus to take the work out of finding work

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Prospective Plus makes it easier for recruiters to hire entry-level candidates, and it’s launched its subscription service to the public today. “Hiring processes today are outdated, expensive, and time consuming,” said Phoebe Farber, the founder and CEO of the Boston-based company. The idea originated in January at Northeastern University, where...
Students launch Prospective Plus to take the work out of finding work

People Don't Take Smoke Breaks Anymore, They Take Facebook Breaks

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“People don’t take smoke breaks anymore — they take Facebook breaks.” Now, there’s a beauty that I heard this afternoon at the IBM Connect event here in Orlando. You can blame it on the digital natives — the young ones who feed their activity streams to network and create their...
People Don't Take Smoke Breaks Anymore, They Take Facebook Breaks
Can a big bet on tech help USA Today escape its paper past?
Symantec, Facebook, Salesforce execs want a new firewall for the social age
Digital Natives And Doctors Rejoice, Google Handwrite Gets Faster And Smarter
Exactly How Screwed Is PayPal? (Hint: Very)

Apple iBooks Defeat the Amazon Kindle in Reader Poll

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It’s been another exciting match here in our long-running Faceoff Series, where two competing services, apps, or devices are pitted against each other for a fight to the finish. In this edition, we pitted relative newcomer Apple iBooks up against its most significant rival, the Amazon Kindle, to see...
Apple iBooks Defeat the Amazon Kindle in Reader Poll
Why Fab.com Dominates Social Media Commerce While Other Brands Struggle

Surprise! Teens Care More About Online Privacy Than You Think

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Teens and adults have pretty much the same habits when it comes to ensuring their privacy in the world of social media. Oh, the youths. So audacious, with all their Tweetering and Facebooking. Don't they care how they're presenting themselves to the entire rest of the world? Aren't they concerned...
Surprise! Teens Care More About Online Privacy Than You Think

The Mantra Of The Digital Generation: Life, Liberty And Blazing Broadband

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I recently had an interesting discussion with a politician who really, really understands the various issues that we regularly discuss around here. I brought up the question of whether or not some of this was a "generational" issue, and he (being of a somewhat older generation) said he didn't think...
The Mantra Of The Digital Generation: Life, Liberty And Blazing Broadband

SafetyFiled's founders prove innovation isn't just a young person's game (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Entrepreneurship is too often viewed as the realm of twenty-something, college dropouts with a crazy idea. For Mark Snow, a 63-year-old long-time insurance executive (pictured above), it was a no brainer to start a cloud computing company. “The thought of...
SafetyFiled's founders prove innovation isn't just a young person's game (exclusive)

Back in the BBS days: how-to helps newbs navigate to a pre-internet playground

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The web has an origin story, one that predates any cozy trip in the wayback machine. That's because where we're going, there is no internet -- at least, not as you now know it -- only Bulletin Board Systems. And to help guide curious digital natives on this journey...
Back in the BBS days: how-to helps newbs navigate to a pre-internet playground
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