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How Nevada became America's nuclear age ground zero

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For more than forty years, the U.S. government tested nuclear weapons deep in the Nevada desert. Now, the site is reminder of what a scary world that was. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated. [Read more]...
How Nevada became America's nuclear age ground zero

As the “Maker Movement” Goes Mainstream, Sites Like Caskers Spring Up to Provide Distribution

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The “maker movement” of the last five years or so is going mainstream. Americans are turning hobbies into legit streams of income. As crafty hobbies evolve into a alternative sources of income for the most passionate makers, there’s been plenty of talk on the future of DIY. One of the...
As the “Maker Movement” Goes Mainstream, Sites Like Caskers Spring Up to Provide Distribution

Still life with muppet, #Lost on TV, and WTC ground zero. http://tweetphoto.com/23726078

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Ground Zero Workers Reach $657 Million Settlement

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Ground Zero Workers Reach $657 Million Settlement

Rare footage captures real sound of 1953 A-bomb blast

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Also: Watch commanding general describe reaction of troops sent to Ground Zero shortly after the bomb detonates. [Read more]...
Rare footage captures real sound of 1953 A-bomb blast

Why Are Startups Flocking To SF? There’s No More Room In Silicon Valley

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Editor’s Note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 12-city event series helping educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. He’s also ex-Electronic Arts and the founder of Vaporware Labs. A lot has been written about the real estate turf war between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Most point out that many of the...
Why Are Startups Flocking To SF? There’s No More Room In Silicon Valley

Bridging the Enterprise Gap for a new level of literacy

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An email was sent to a bunch of leads the other day about the progress of our new document management server. At the end of the email it said to pass this information on to our teams. Need to Know - Scattered and Slow - Private by default The way...
Bridging the Enterprise Gap for a new level of literacy

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron - review

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PC/Xbox 360/PS3; £39.99; cert 12+; ActivisionYou have to feel for High Moon Studios. Two years ago the developer banged out Transformers: War For Cybertron, arguably the best video game to ever make use of Hasbro's transforming robot toys. It garnered some respectable reviews, did the business in sales, but most...
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron - review
The subtle hacker: how the Reuters cyberattacks hint at the coming disinformation campaign

600+ Communities Are Fighting for Google Fiber Internet

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Ever since Google announced last month that it would build its own high-speed fiber optic Internet network, there has been a fierce competition between countless cities and communities to become ground zero for the Google Fiber experiment.Earlier today, the technology titan posted an update on the status of the...
600+ Communities Are Fighting for Google Fiber Internet

French Telco SFR Cuts Up To 2,000 Jobs Following Free Mobile Entry Into The Market

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As the telecom company Free disrupted the mobile landscape in France, employment and investment are at risk in that industry. Vivendi-owned SFR is one of the first to suffer from the ever increasing competition and the union Force Ouvrière announced that SFR is planning 1,500 to 2,000 job cuts. When...
French Telco SFR Cuts Up To 2,000 Jobs Following Free Mobile Entry Into The Market

I Was Supposed To Go To 8 Parties Last Night But I Only Made It To 6...

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Given the quality of speakers at the World Economic Forum, you may be under the impression that people go for the content. They don't. The content is a interesting diversion, for those with spare time, but the real reason companies happily shell out up to $600,000+ per year to...
I Was Supposed To Go To 8 Parties Last Night But I Only Made It To 6...

The Half-Life of a Tweet

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A year after the Egyptian Revolution, 10 percent of its social media documentation has disappeared. In April, OR Books published Tweets from Tahrir, a book of tweets sent from Ground Zero of the democratic revolution that played out in Egypt last year. The book, its promotions declare, "brings together a...
The Half-Life of a Tweet

Microsoft brings your photos to Xbox 360 via new SkyDrive app

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Microsoft is serious about wanting you — well everyone really — to put more of our stuff into SkyDrive, the company’s consumer-oriented storage cloud. On Tuesday, it launched a new app that lets you view your SkyDrive-based photos and video on the big-screen Xbox 360 console. If you have a Windows...
Microsoft brings your photos to Xbox 360 via new SkyDrive app

Apple said held back by Google on iOS' Maps features for years, might bring turn-by-turn nav to WWDC

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The tales of Apple possibly dumping Google Maps as the backend for iOS 6's Maps app are gathering steam, but we're now learning just how much forethought may have gone into the split. According to the WSJ's favorite tipsters, "people familiar with the matter," Apple isn't just hoping to...
Apple said held back by Google on iOS' Maps features for years, might bring turn-by-turn nav to WWDC

Shop talk with Jesus at nerd ground zero. http://bit.ly/a1KbyT http://yfrog.com/1gggoj

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Give Charity:Water $1,000 and Be a Vegas Highroller, Downtown Style

Federated Media kills off banner ads, shifting focus to demand-based and topic-driven advertising

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When you think about Internet advertising you typically have banner ads in mind. You wouldn’t be wrong, but the tides are turning. Advertisers are increasingly looking for more effective ways to reach audiences, and ad serving agencies are feeling the pressure. Our own agency, Federated Media, detailed in an email...
Federated Media kills off banner ads, shifting focus to demand-based and topic-driven advertising

Hard Rock Cafe Announces Boutique Label: Four Lucky Bands To Receive $25,000 And All The Money They Can Earn

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Of all the places you might expect philanthropy to flow to unknown musicians, the Hard Rock Cafe would seem to be one of the unlikeliest. Despite its name, the Hard Rock Cafe is known best for being a t-shirt an upscale chain restaurant whose hook is music memorabilia, rather than a...
Hard Rock Cafe Announces Boutique Label: Four Lucky Bands To Receive $25,000 And All The Money They Can Earn
New and improved Glyph: Hack your credit card utilization
They're watching: why city-wide surveillance failed to stop the Boston bombings

IDC projections for PC and laptop sales look extremely weird - again

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IDC published a new report on connected devices this week. It was largely devoid of surprises, but one very strange aspect of IDC’s forecasting immediately popped out: Once again, IDC is projecting PC and laptop growth that is cheerfully out of sync with everything we know is happening in the...
IDC projections for PC and laptop sales look extremely weird - again
First, WhatsApp ate the Netherlands...

Sharing and Change in the Corporate Plot

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My post on Just-in-Time KM finished on a note that needed to be expanded. It was a post about knowledge asymmetries and secrecy in relation to the corporate plot. It’s focus was on sharing, but the same concept applies to change and outcomes based management. It’s not enough to have...
Sharing and Change in the Corporate Plot

Bad news for Amazon could be good news for "other" cloud providers

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If other cloud providers — the Rackspaces, Hewlett-Packard’s, Joyents, Softlayers, Terremarks and GoGrids of the world — don’t take advantage of Amazon Web Services data center snafus over the past year, they should have their heads examined. What competitor would not tactfully point out to corporate prospects that AWS US-East...
Bad news for Amazon could be good news for "other" cloud providers

Foursquare And Gowalla In A Dead Heat In The Location War

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The SXSW festival in Austin, Texas is currently ground zero for a war, the location war. While over a dozen services have launched new products or features around location, two still seem to stand above all others in terms of use here: Foursquare and Gowalla. Earlier today, Business Insider ran...
Foursquare And Gowalla In A Dead Heat In The Location War
Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center tries to train Hollywood on 4K

THE VIEW FROM GROUND ZEROTHE VIEW FROM GROUND ZERO

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THE VIEW FROM GROUND ZEROTHE VIEW FROM GROUND ZERO
How to build a business in the age of 'Indivisibility'

How Marc Andreessen makes Silicon Valley magic

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Marc Andreessen There’s no question that Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm headed up by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has become a major force since it was founded back in 2009. The firm has funded some of the best and brightest companies in the tech industry: Its portfolio includes...
How Marc Andreessen makes Silicon Valley magic
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