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Twitter flash mob awkward, nerdy, makes us hate flash mobs all the more

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Can we officially put out a call to end all flash mobs now? Yesterday, Twitter headquarters hosted that group phenom that continues to destroy humankind with its twee, precious and now sadly predictable effects — the flash mob is this decade’s Macarena. And it needs to stop. You can...
Twitter flash mob awkward, nerdy, makes us hate flash mobs all the more

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2012 (AAPL, GOOG)

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Google and Facebook get a whole lot of hype. But what are the real best tech companies to work for in the world? Does Google have the best benefits and job security? Which tech company has a jazz quartet during lunch hour? With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the...
The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2012 (AAPL, GOOG)
One In Four Mobile Users Keep Dirty Pics Or Vids On Their Smartphone, And We All Know It's You

Think like a data journalist

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Whilst preparing for her Strata keynote, Google's Kathryn Hurley spent a week with the Datablog team. Here is what she learnt from her time at the Guardian• Our 10 point guide to data journalism• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianWhile prepping for my Strata keynote with Simon...
Think like a data journalist

GrubHub adds Uber-like mapping tools to your delivery, so your paunch knows when to expect the eats

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If you are anything like your humble servant, if it wasn’t for GrubHub,you would have died by now of malnutrition. The service, which binds together a city’s restaurants into a single interface, allowing for a unified ordering and payment system, is akin to magic. If you tend to eat at your desk...
GrubHub adds Uber-like mapping tools to your delivery, so your paunch knows when to expect the eats
Infographics: One Hour in Square’s World
This 68-Year-Old Woman Is Attempting to Set a World Record Playing Solitaire

EE brings its 4G to Cumbria, rural home of the signal blackspot

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We're not surprised to learn that Cumbria is a hotbed of people working from home, as we'd do the same if we had the Lake District to wander around during our lunch hour. The downside of living in an area of outstanding natural beauty, of course, is that there...
EE brings its 4G to Cumbria, rural home of the signal blackspot
Do smartphone buyers lie about what they want?

CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967

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While hunger, disease and abject poverty devastate the better part of planet earth, here at CES some manufacturers are focused on another plan entire: The little things that get under your skin. That is to say, the quibbles. The “darn its.” The minor annoyances in life. Remember the “One Laptop...
CES: Fixing Your First-World Problems Since 1967

Play this: 'Super Mario Bros.' tribute re-imagines each level as a single frame

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Created as part of a 48-hour game development challenge known as the Ludum Dare, Super Mario Summary condenses all 32 levels from the original Super Mario Bros. into a single frame each. The game was created by Johan Petiz, creative director for Swedish developer Free Lunch Design, and relies...
Play this: 'Super Mario Bros.' tribute re-imagines each level as a single frame

Reddit thread inspires Warner Bros time travel movie

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Post on social news website about US marines going back in time to destroy the Roman empire optioned by film studioIn the past decade Hollywood has given us movies that began life as theme-park rides, board games, magazine articles, and even self-help books. Now get ready for the next wave...
Reddit thread inspires Warner Bros time travel movie

ZocDoc Wants You Ahead of the Curve on Those Medical Forms

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Adorable ZocDoc mascots. (Photo: Screencap) We've all been there: You dash down to the doc's office on your lunch break, hoping you can squeeze a checkup into your lunch hour. Instead you're handed a stack of forms you're pretty sure you filled out on your last visit, but the receptionist...
ZocDoc Wants You Ahead of the Curve on Those Medical Forms

Facebook users convert at all hours, FBX partner Triggit says

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Facebook users who see retargeting ads on the social network through the Facebook Exchange are clicking and converting throughout the day, says FBX partner Triggit. That’s an advantage over traditional real-time bidding exchanges, where conversions skew toward post-work hours. Triggit says over 53 percent of click-through conversions on traditional display...
Facebook users convert at all hours, FBX partner Triggit says
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