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Lessons from Path and Pinterest: Tell users everything

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Path and Pinterest are probably two of the hottest social services right now, racking up millions of users and generating an ocean of favorable coverage. But both have gotten tripped up by the same thing that has made the social web a minefield for both Facebook and Google: namely,...
Lessons from Path and Pinterest: Tell users everything

Debunking the “original sin” of online newspapers

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Whenever newspaper executives get together to bemoan the fate of their industry, someone inevitably brings up the so-called “original sin” of the online news business — namely, a failure to charge for content when the web was new. One of the latest manifestations of this idea appears in an...
Debunking the “original sin” of online newspapers
'Wolfenstein 3D' turns 20 years old, play the free browser version today

Beware Of Those Who Claim They're 'Saving The Culture Business' When They're Really Protecting Those Who Strip Artists Of Rights

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We've talked a few times about the ridiculously unsupported and unsupportable claim by Robert Levine that the "tech industry" (by which he means "Google") is somehow destroying culture by "free riding" on content. There are so many things wrong with this argument that it would take an entire book to...
Beware Of Those Who Claim They're 'Saving The Culture Business' When They're Really Protecting Those Who Strip Artists Of Rights

NASA battles solar storm with rubber chicken

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Relax, 2012 does not spell doom for Earth -- massive solar storms or not. And even if there was a threat, NASA has an awesome secret weapon. [Read more]...
NASA battles solar storm with rubber chicken

Is Best Buy following CompUSA, Circuit City to certain doom?

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Is Best Buy on the same slow but steady march to failure taken by CompUSA and Circuit City? [Read more]...
Is Best Buy following CompUSA, Circuit City to certain doom?

The Microsoft Surface launch: A display of simultaneous winning and failure

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It’s not often that I get excited for a Microsoft event, but I love it when it gets to happen. When the company paired with Nokia, I was excited. When it launched the Lumia line of phones, it happened again. So today, as the company announced its new Surface line...
The Microsoft Surface launch: A display of simultaneous winning and failure

Valve teases "wearable computing" research with augmented reality overlay

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Following on recent rumors pointing to Valve's interest in entering the hardware market in some way, Valve developer Michael Abrash wrote in a blog post on Valve's official site about his research on a project "where both computer-generated graphics and the real world are seamlessly overlaid in your view."...
Valve teases "wearable computing" research with augmented reality overlay

Rare Commodore KIM-1 hits eBay, shows you the PET's barebones roots

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Most of us think of Commodore's pre-C64 computing history in terms of the still-legendary PET-2001, but an eBay auction run by Lawrence Bezuska shows just how far back the tradition really goes. He's selling a KIM-1, the stripped-down hobbyist computer from Chuck Peddle that was the foundation for what...
Rare Commodore KIM-1 hits eBay, shows you the PET's barebones roots
Watch this: industrial robots make great dance partners

Helmet Cam Shows Firefighting as a Firefighter Sees It

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As Internet genres go, the helmet cam video is one of the most intimate. You go where the camera operator goes. You look where the camera operator looks. And, often, as in this firefighting video, the camera operator is also part of the action. The helmet cam is the...
Helmet Cam Shows Firefighting as a Firefighter Sees It

Doom 4 not cancelled, supposed game art surfaces

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Bethesda confirms that id Software's new shooter has not been scrapped; screenshots alleging to be from game surface. [Read more]...
Doom 4 not cancelled, supposed game art surfaces
Lose the headset: gaming doesn't train you to multitask

Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse

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In the 1990s and early 2000s, the first decade of the commercial Internet, there were frequent murmurings that newspapers were screwed. The digital audience didn't read newspapers, people pointed out. They visited web sites. They read articles here and there. But they didn't put the stack of articles, photos, and...
Don't Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse

Are books and the internet about to merge?

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The difference between ebooks and the internet, is minimal, and we should be glad the two are growing closer and closerIt's easy to forget that the world wide web as we know it today evolved from an early attempt to put books on the internet. When Tim Berners-Lee envisaged what...
Are books and the internet about to merge?

Every Successful New Technology Has Created Panic From Those It Disrupts

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Jeffrey Tucker has an all around fantastic essay on capitalists who fear change -- discussing how companies and industries in an otherwise capitalist/free market society freak out when they face competition from disruptive innovation. They go to amazing lengths to claim that it's not real competition or innovation they face,...
Every Successful New Technology Has Created Panic From Those It Disrupts

A bet that Diller-backed Aereo will win its day in court

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The broadcasters suing the startup predict doom for free TV if video service is allowed to operate. But some industry experts ask 'so what?' [Read more]...
A bet that Diller-backed Aereo will win its day in court

Your antibacterial soap is your doom: http://j.mp/b0rpsW

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Your antibacterial soap is your doom: http://j.mp/b0rpsW

Lucy's pink furry boobs doom 'Avenue Q' ad

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Lucy's pink furry boobs doom 'Avenue Q' ad

"A sense of doom settled over the American coastline from Louisiana to Florida on Saturday " http://r2.ly/yue8

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"A sense of doom settled over the American coastline from Louisiana to Florida on Saturday " http://r2.ly/yue8

Rethinking Gawker's redesign

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For obsessive Gawker watchers and redesign doom-mongers: the 35.6m uniques in Jan 2012 is record and 55% up from last April’s nadir. –Nick Denton, via Twitter, almost a year after Gawker’s controversial redesign...
Rethinking Gawker's redesign

Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

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Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

What It Looks Like Underneath a Wave [Video]

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The world is ripe with awe-inspiring footage of surfers riding waves. I mean who doesn't love a giant wall of water? But rarely do we get to see the terrifying underbelly that lies beneath the surface. Photographer Mark Tipple sets out to document this phenomenon with the Underwater Project....
What It Looks Like Underneath a Wave [Video]

vector poem » Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

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vector poem » Coelacanth: Lessons from Doom

Top Investment Gurus Sound Off On The Facebook IPO

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Facebook filed its IPO yesterday and hopes to raise $5 billion when it starts selling shares. The company is said to be considering a $75 - $100 billion valuation. But not everyone is equally impressed with the company. Many high-profile investors have been sounding off on the company since...
Top Investment Gurus Sound Off On The Facebook IPO

Blog Prophet of Euro Zone Doom - NYTimes.com

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Blog Prophet of Euro Zone Doom - NYTimes.com

Cracks of Doom - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Eruptions / skarpi

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Cracks of Doom - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Eruptions / skarpi

DooM Remix Project | The Dark Side of Phobos

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DooM Remix Project | The Dark Side of Phobos

AT&T warns customer that emailing the CEO will result in a cease and desist letter

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Shared by Bwana This picture makes him look like Thad the overlord of Doom...whoever that is. EVIL? Sure, Steve Jobs might be a one-man email PR machine, but his pal Randall Stephenson at AT&T doesn't appear to be quite as gregarious -- as reader Giorgio Galante found out today, sending...
AT&T warns customer that emailing the CEO will result in a cease and desist letter

Remember that Gawker redesign? A year’s worth of data says it worked

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On Feburary 7th, 2011, the entire Gawker Media style changed from a typical one you’d see on a blog to a hipper more programmed feel. The design focused on a top story and then listed out others along the side in a static bar. Some people called it horrific, some...
Remember that Gawker redesign? A year’s worth of data says it worked
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?