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Charlie Bites Finger, Nabs $500,000 & Fuels TV's Online Future

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Web video is finally growing up. The family behind the wildly viral "Charlie Bit My Finger" YouTube video is getting its own professional Web series, according to PaidContent. The 2007 video spawned parody clips, fan sites, mobile apps, and $500,000 in revenue - for starters. The ferment around infant Charlie's mandibular...
Charlie Bites Finger, Nabs $500,000 & Fuels TV's Online Future

Young coders: what's happening in the rest of the world?

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The IT teaching debate is taking place in many countriesHow is computing (ie computer science) taught in other countries? A look around the world shows that most other countries are experiencing the same epiphany as the UK. The current ferment of excitement around computer science as a school subject here...
Young coders: what's happening in the rest of the world?

Android retains lead over iPhone as UK smartphone ferment goes on

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Share of handsets sold nudges 50% but analysts think it could hit a ceiling – while Nokia's Windows Phone devices start making inroadsAndroid is back in cruise control at the top of the UK's smartphone market, after the jump in sales of Apple's iPhone 4S dented its lead over Christmas.New...
Android retains lead over iPhone as UK smartphone ferment goes on

Geek Made: How to make hard apple cider … with a bicycle

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As I pedaled on a bright red Schwinn, with the sweet scent of Gala apples around me, I realized that nothing exemplifies creative Northwest sustainability better than a bicycle-powered cider press. On Saturday I headed to the house of Audrey Lawrence and Nathan Royston house to try out their bike press...
Geek Made: How to make hard apple cider … with a bicycle

If Silicon Valley Isn't Like High School, Quora Certainly Is

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Mr. Cheever (Photo: Quora) Following the recent announcement that Quora cofounder Charlie Cheever will be taking a backseat role at the company, something of a revolution has begun to ferment at the question and answer site so popular among the Valley’s elite. For a platform that’s core ethos purports to...
If Silicon Valley Isn't Like High School, Quora Certainly Is

Why a stream of consciousness will kill off websites

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Forget the website, the page and the visit - the dominant metaphor for the future of the internet is the time-based streamThe communications theorist Marshall McLuhan observed that "we look at the present through a rear-view mirror". And that "we march backwards into the future". Amen. Remember the horseless carriage?...
Why a stream of consciousness will kill off websites

Wikileaks announces new Assange TV show to be released on April 17 online

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According to a statement on the Wikileaks Twitter account, Julian Assange has completed filming twelve episodes of his forthcoming show, “The World Tomorrow”. The first episode will be aired on RT and released online on Tuesday 17 April 2012, with other networks to follow. The statement reads: Julian Assange, founder and...
Wikileaks announces new Assange TV show to be released on April 17 online
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DailyDirt: Uses For Wine (Besides Drinking It)

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Drinking wine on special occasions is a popular tradition all over the world, but it seems like more people would like some other excuses for drinking wine, too. Red wine had gotten a lot of publicity for various health benefits, but if you want to drink some wine, maybe you...
DailyDirt: Uses For Wine (Besides Drinking It)
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