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How we built our "America: Elect!" graphic novel interactive

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A technical rundown of how the Guardian US Interactive team built the incredible America: Elect! graphic novel interactiveFor the US Presidential Elections, we wanted to create a catch-up overview in a graphic novel format. Our animator Greg Chen created the excellent drawings and I coded the HTML and added animation....
How we built our "America: Elect!" graphic novel interactive

Danah Boyd: How Technology Makes A Mess Of Privacy and Publicity

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Today at SXSWi, keynote speaker Danah Boyd took the stage to talk about privacy and publicity, and how they intertwine online. Boyd is a Social Media Researcher at Microsoft Research New England, and has studied this space extensively for years. It was a compelling talk that challenged the notion that...
Danah Boyd: How Technology Makes A Mess Of Privacy and Publicity
Maine gamer wins election despite anti-Warcraft attacks

Americans Elect Wins SXSW People's Choice Award

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The independent election site will let people elect a presidential candidate who will appear on the ballot in November....
Americans Elect Wins SXSW People's Choice Award

iPhone And Android Users Prefer Obama To Romney (AAPL)

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Android and iPhone users prefer Obama to Romney 49% to 31%, according to an online survey of nearly 800 iPhone and Android smartphone users conducted by Harris Interactive and mobile advertising firm Velti. We think this stastistic mostly to indicate that smartphone users are younger than most voters. That's because Velti says...
iPhone And Android Users Prefer Obama To Romney (AAPL)

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Meet Magura's eLECT, an electronic suspension fork for tech-savvy cyclists

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If you're looking to trick out your bike, Magura's eLECT might be the electronic suspension system you crave -- if you're willing to sacrifice optimal reaction time. Using a 3D accelerometer, the eLECT analyzes terrain with a 0.2 second window to adjust to how bumpy or smooth your ride...
Meet Magura's eLECT, an electronic suspension fork for tech-savvy cyclists

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong May Get To Keep His Job, But These Charts Show He Still Has Huge Problems To Deal With (AOL)

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AOL management won a fight for its life yesterday.  At the company's annual meeting in boston, shareholders rejected a proxy challenge from a fund called Starboard and voted to re-elect AOL's board of directors. But here's the thing: if it weren't for the savvy way Armstrong sold some of AOL's patents...
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong May Get To Keep His Job, But These Charts Show He Still Has Huge Problems To Deal With (AOL)

ARMSTRONG WINS! AOL Shareholders Side With Management, Vanquish Proxy Challengers (AOL)

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  AOL shareholders have voted to re-elect all of the company's directors, defeating a proxy challenge from Starboard. Click here for updates. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
ARMSTRONG WINS! AOL Shareholders Side With Management, Vanquish Proxy Challengers (AOL)
Obama campaign pulls out all the stops with smart social campaigns

Newspoll survey shows Government would lose a staggering 29 seats if Elect. held today...including Brand http://is.gd/cF7ZK

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Newspoll survey shows Government would lose a staggering 29 seats if Elect. held today...including Brand http://is.gd/cF7ZK

Netflix shareholders vote to change board structure

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Netflix shareholders voted overwhelmingly last week to change the way the company’s board is structured, potentially leaving the company more vulnerable to takeover. In a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission dated June 1, shareholders voted 26.8 million in favor vs. nearly 9 million opposed to change the board...
Netflix shareholders vote to change board structure

How Obama's tech team helped deliver the 2012 election

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When it comes to presidential elections, it helps to know your way around some disruptive technologies. The team of technologists that helped re-elect Barack Obama – led by Obama for America CTO Harper Reed and comprised largely of other political novices and accomplished hackers — certainly had that going for them....
How Obama's tech team helped deliver the 2012 election

Best of Startup Day: What is convertible debt and how does it work?

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: What is convertible debt and how does it work?

Straight from an Alternate Universe where the ukulele replaced the elect... (YouTube http://youtu.be/24_zVhdmch4?a)

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Straight from an Alternate Universe where the ukulele replaced the elect... (YouTube http://youtu.be/24_zVhdmch4?a)
The Web Isn’t a Democracy, It’s a Meritocracy

HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase

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An investor advisor group is asking shareholders of Hewlett-Packard not to re-elect two long-standing board members and to oppose the ratification of the company's audit firm in connection with the continuing controversy over the company's purchase of Autonomy....
HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase

The Far Center Party

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My friend and occasional AVC community member Steve Kane calls himself a member of the Far Center Party. As I watch the two parties and their defacto nominees gear up for another presidential election, I find myself wanting to tune out the whole thing. I am socially liberal. I was...
The Far Center Party
Google brings Chromebooks to Canada, Australia, Germany, Ireland, France, and the Netherlands

HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase

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An investor advisor group is asking shareholders of Hewlett-Packard not to re-elect two long-standing board members and to oppose the ratification of the company's audit firm in connection with the continuing controversy over the company's purchase of Autonomy. HP met with shareholder groups this week, though it is not...
HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase
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