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Presence Journalism And Immediacy http://tinyurl.com/ydgthay

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Presence Journalism And Immediacy http://tinyurl.com/ydgthay
Polaroid Has A Clever Retail Concept That Could Make It Relevant Again

Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

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You don't need to cut yourself off from the world in order to flourish, as Rolf Dobelli claims - it's all about healthy moderationImagine you are not reading this - you are not on the Guardian's website or reading the paper. In fact, you never visit the Guardian, and you...
Rolf Dobelli's ideas about not needing news are dangerous | Madeleine Bunting

Why The Music Industry Should Be Thanking Illegal Downloaders

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Next month, people who download music illegally may start getting anti-piracy warnings from their Internet Service Providers. If recent research is any indication, maybe they should be getting "thank you" notes instead.  Turns out that people who frequently download music without paying for it actually end up buying 30% more...
Why The Music Industry Should Be Thanking Illegal Downloaders
Boutiika's new features give offline boutiques an online edge
SoRewarding Rebrands, Gets Half-Bought, Launches Deals & Events Platform That Lets You Give Back

How Netflix wants to change television forever

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Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos called his company’s newly-announced Disney deal a game changer when quizzed about it by Harvey Weinstein during Wednesday’s UBS Media conference. The deal, which will bring new and catalog titles from Disney, Marvel and Pixar to the service, marks the first time a major...
How Netflix wants to change television forever
Zillow challenger HomeSnap declared "Most Disruptive Startup" at TechCocktail's SXSW Showcase

Tech-savvy ‘iGeneration’ kids multi-task, connect – USATODAY.com

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identifies 13 distinct iGeneration traits, including: •Early introduction to technology. •Adeptness at multitasking. •Desire for immediacy. •Ability to use technology to create a vast array of “content.” (Link: Tech-savvy ‘iGeneration’ kids multi-task, connect – USATODAY.com)...
Tech-savvy ‘iGeneration’ kids multi-task, connect – USATODAY.com

Star Trek: the video game – is it the new Mass Effect?

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Kirk and Spock team up for a new Star Trek 'bro-op' game based on the JJ Abrams reboot of the classic franchiseWhile Star Wars has proved a bounteous source of inspiration (and money) to game developers over the past 30 years, its closest sci-fi rival, Star Trek, has ... well...
Star Trek: the video game – is it the new Mass Effect?

Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

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NBC won’t be winning any medals for its coverage of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver this year, although its strategy of withholding online coverage to encourage people to watch on television during primetime appears to be working — at least, it’s working when the Americans win lots of medals. The...
Olympic Tape Delays Roil Fans, But For NBC It’s Good For Business

What made Boston the media's best and worst of times | Michael Wolff

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The new digital tools and social media allow everyone to be a journalist. That lack of authority is both thrilling and disastrousEvery journalist and media pro knows that the news business advances, the profession changes, and careers are made the closer we get to real time, to events as they...
What made Boston the media's best and worst of times | Michael Wolff
Mobile phones and social networks are turning us into a bunch of whiners

5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web

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The theme of our upcoming Real-Time Web Summit in New York City is use cases for the Real-Time Web. In the run-up to our June 11 event, we'll publish a series of posts exploring use cases for the Real-Time Web across a variety of industries. We'll look at use cases...
5 Use Cases for The Real-Time Web
Retailers must hop on the connected consumer bandwagon before it's too late
Socialvest launches its iPad app just in time for Christmas

7 Technologies That Changed The Way We Think About Sex

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Technology has a runaway-train inevitability. It keeps crashing into our lives, and there's just no stopping it. Even at the bedroom door. Here are seven technologies from past to present that are changing the way we think about sex.VHS tapes, for filmed sexiness Ever wonder why VHS beat Betamax, even...
7 Technologies That Changed The Way We Think About Sex

Homeless hawk codes, not content, as charity mag goes online-only

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Stopping the presses today may not suit all publishers, especially those which rely on dead-tree money. But, after Newsweek’s digital-only announcement, other print users of different kinds are also now pulling back from paper at an increasing rate… Even homeless magazines Now even an edition of a social-enterprise magazine, designed...
Homeless hawk codes, not content, as charity mag goes online-only

What Rent The Runway CEO Jenn Hyman Now Knows About Customer Service

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Customer service has been changing rapidly in the past few years. Companies have moved online, and immediacy is everything. At the recent Behance 99% conference on creativity in New York City, Rent The Runway CEO Jenn Hyman shared what she's learned about dealing with people since launching her ecommerce site...
What Rent The Runway CEO Jenn Hyman Now Knows About Customer Service

Is a federated Twitter even possible?

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Toward the end of my last post, I mentioned that I'd like to see App.net move toward a federated architecture. Broadly, what that means is that instead of being a central service that each client connects to directly, it would become a loosely organized mesh of independently controlled nodes. Users...
Is a federated Twitter even possible?
Real Estate App One Home Pro Expands Beyond Open Houses, Now Lets Realtors Post Listings From Their iPhones

SnapCuts Brings Instant Gratification to Facebook with Premium Video Montage App

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Online entertainment is all about immediacy. Any thrill which is delivered in minutes stands no chance of competing with one delivered in seconds. It follows then, that social video montage startup Snapcuts is streamlining its product with the introduction of a simplified and more instantly gratifying version of its mobile...
SnapCuts Brings Instant Gratification to Facebook with Premium Video Montage App

Bill.com Opens The Data Behind The Business Transaction With A New Application Platform Powered By Open APIs

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Bill.com is opening the data behind the business with a new application platform powered by open APIs for third-party developers. The new platform allows developers to integrate native apps with Bill.com’s software so finance professionals can access more information from individual customer transactions in real time. The new application platform...
Bill.com Opens The Data Behind The Business Transaction With A New Application Platform Powered By Open APIs

How electronic publishing steals a march on print

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In a volatile world, the immediacy of electronic publishing means it can react to events in a matter of weeks rather than monthsIt usually takes months, even years, for a writer's work to make it into a reader's hands, through proofing and typesetting the work, and fitting into production, publication...
How electronic publishing steals a march on print

Use Twitter to Collect Micro-Feedback

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"Ugh," you may sigh to yourself when you receive a colleague's request to fill out a 360-degree feedback instrument with 150 items. Of course you're lucky if you only get one; you may get a half dozen requests or more if other colleagues attend the same development program. Feedback is...
Use Twitter to Collect Micro-Feedback

Learning by Sharing: Snark-free CES observations

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Wheels up, returning from CES. Seems like a good time to reflect and share some of my observations. Sharing raw data is an important part of building a strong cohesive team. Raw data allows everyone on a team to see the inputs and thus map from there to the conclusions,...
Learning by Sharing: Snark-free CES observations

Why The Music Industry Should Be Thanking Illegal Downloaders

readwrite.com
Next month, people who download music illegally may start getting anti-piracy warnings from their Internet Service Providers. If recent research is any indication, maybe they should be getting "thank you" notes instead.  Turns out that people who frequently download music without paying for it actually end up buying 30% more music...
Why The Music Industry Should Be Thanking Illegal Downloaders

Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing

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Throughout its 17-year history, Amazon has helped change the way that books are sold, the format in which they're read and how they are published. Now it could change how they're written. In addition to the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon introduced a subscription book format at...
Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing
How Medium promises to be the antithesis of Twitter

Napkin: A beautiful, clever image annotation and collaboration tool for Mac

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How do you re-create the experience of sipping your coffee and scribbling on a napkin so that you don’t lose a fleeting but wonderful idea…without the napkin. That’s what Aged & Distilled’s new Mac app Napkin is all about. It’s an image annotation and diagram creation tool that provides you...
Napkin: A beautiful, clever image annotation and collaboration tool for Mac
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