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My Column Is Heading to CNET!

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Tweet Dear friends, colleagues and supporters, I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining CNET and CBS Interactive as a contributing columnist and commentator! Ever since my departure from Mashable, I’ve posted my personal take on the big technology news of the day on BenParr.com. The response to my work...
My Column Is Heading to CNET!

The reaction to Viva Brother's break-up proves we love being part of a mob

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Viva Brother's split and Samantha Brick's Daily Mail article provoked torrents of abuse. Why? Can't we separate a person's worth from the quality of their workIt's a commonplace in consideration of art: separate the work from the person. Larkin's poetry is not diminished by the racist, sexist content of his...
The reaction to Viva Brother's break-up proves we love being part of a mob

Mark Zuckerberg 'Likes' SF LGBT Pride As Tech Companies Publicly Celebrate Equal Rights

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Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook employees celebrated the San Francisco LGBT pride parade from a decorated trolley today, as tech companies across the country very visibly supported equal rights. According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook had over 700 employees at pride, and Google had over 1,400, around 40% more than...
Mark Zuckerberg 'Likes' SF LGBT Pride As Tech Companies Publicly Celebrate Equal Rights

Yelp gives $1.2 million to settle unpaid overtime suit

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Yelp has reached a settlement with employees who accuse the review site of breaking state and federal wage laws. In documents filed Friday in San Francisco, the company says it will put aside $1,250,000 to resolve claims from California and national sales staff. The employees in question sold advertisements that...
Yelp gives $1.2 million to settle unpaid overtime suit
CNET Journalist Resigns Over Concerns About 'Editorial Independence' After CBS Meddling

Blogging enriched the Orwell prize, but times have changed | Jean Seaton

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Though blogging at its best can provide an insightful view from the outside, it has now been subsumed into the mainstreamFive years ago there was an exciting new kid on the writing bock: "blogging". An ugly word - brutish and heavy - it seemed to describe something thrilling and even...
Blogging enriched the Orwell prize, but times have changed | Jean Seaton

Law Enforcement Already Has A Way To Share 'Cybersecurity' Info With Companies; Why Do We Need CISPA?

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The whole CISPA situation keeps looking more and more questionable. For months, we've been raising the question of why we needed such a law in the first place, because the evidence of any online threat that required such a law seemed hyperbolic at best, and perhaps naively anecdotal, at worst....
Law Enforcement Already Has A Way To Share 'Cybersecurity' Info With Companies; Why Do We Need CISPA?

InstaThis Prints Out Your Instagram Photos On Wood Or Acrylic

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Printing out your Instagram photos isn’t all that revolutionary. We’ve seen countless companies do this: CanvasPop puts your Instagrams on Canvas, Printstagram turns them into calendars, minibooks, and stickers, while Kanvess will hook you up with 3×3-inch Instagram prints for 25 cents a pop. But a new service called InstaThis...
InstaThis Prints Out Your Instagram Photos On Wood Or Acrylic
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