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Firefox will be translated into South American Quechua to promote digital inclusion

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The Internet browser Firefox may soon be available in Quechua, Mozilla has announced on its Peruvian blog. The translation work will be crowdsourced, and you’re welcome to join the project if you can speak or write this language. As you may know, Quechua is a native South American language, which...
Firefox will be translated into South American Quechua to promote digital inclusion

Facebook: the revenge of the nerds

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Facebook's success isn't just a sweet retort to founder Mark Zuckerberg's critics, it's a confirmation of what makes Silicon Valley tick: techies, geeks and nerdsWe'll look at the other side of the coin in a moment, but first let's give credit where it's due and admire the obverse: I'm delighted...
Facebook: the revenge of the nerds

Greatist Wants To Build A Brand Around Non-Sucky Health Content

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When it comes to health and fitness, content farms rule the Internet. Try to search for something like “how to lose weight” and you’ll get a long list of anonymously-written, poorly-sourced articles. So Derek Flanzarich is trying to build something better with Greatist, where he’s founder and CEO. If you...
Greatist Wants To Build A Brand Around Non-Sucky Health Content

Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives

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Last year, we saw innovative companies like Airbnb and Skillshare take off. We’ve also seen a slew of smaller startups like Eventup and GetAround spring up in this “sharing economy” space. While the population continues to expand and the Internet weaves itself into our daily lives, our networks are becoming...
Uniiverse wants to save us from our depressed, Internet addicted lives
Don’t Know How To Code? Use Scroll Kit To Build Your Next Website

We, the Web Kids

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Piotr Czerski is a Polish writer and commentator. Here, he lays out the kind of political/literary manifesto that seems to pop up from time to time, usually in Europe. The essay, as translated by Marta Szreder, was posted to Pastebin under a Creative Commons license. I repost it here with...
We, the Web Kids

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Is Still Standing: The Full Dive Into Media Interview (Video)

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Hulu isn’t supposed to be a success. And Jason Kilar isn’t supposed to have a job. But the Hulu CEO is still running his site, a full year after angering his owners/bosses with a “Jerry Maguire” manifesto. And Hulu itself generated more than $400 million in revenue last year —...
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar Is Still Standing: The Full Dive Into Media Interview (Video)

OS X Mountain Lion Preview updated with Do Not Disturb feature

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So, you're tapping your manifesto into a Macbook, but twitter, RSS and email alerts keep clamoring in your face. How to finish that latest screed with such distractions? In the "where has this been all my life?" category, a new update to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 3 has...
OS X Mountain Lion Preview updated with Do Not Disturb feature

Plug in Better: A Manifesto

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The trick isn't to unplug from our devices -- it's to unplug from the distractions, information overload, and trash that make us unhappy.A world ruled by spin, in which political influence lasts only until the next embarrassing YouTube video. Industries starved of creative, deep thinking, as focused effort gives way...
Plug in Better: A Manifesto

Apple blocking books that link to Amazon

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Seth Godin reports that the Apple store is refusing to carry his new book: I just found out that Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is rejecting my new manifesto Stop Stealing Dreams and won’t carry it in their store because inside the manifesto are links to buy the books I mention in...
Apple blocking books that link to Amazon

Breivik says he trained for Norwegian massacre using Modern Warfare

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Anders Behring Breivik, the 33-year-old Norwegian ultranationalist who has admitted to killing 69 people in a shooting rampage and eight more in a bomb blast last July, said during his trial today that he prepared for the attacks by playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. As reported by The...
Breivik says he trained for Norwegian massacre using Modern Warfare

Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

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A group of 14 Russian record labels and music publishing firms are claiming that phone manufacturers Nokia and Samsung, among others, have been breaking their country’s laws since 2010, prompting them to threaten the boycotting of the companies and taking the matter to court. The copyright holders, backed by their...
Russian record labels say Samsung and Nokia break the law, owe them $41m

'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

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One of the striking features of the demonstrations against ACTA that took place across Europe over the last few weeks was the youth of the participants. That's not to say that only young people are concerned about ACTA, but it's an indication that they take its assault on the Internet...
'We, The Web Kids': Manifesto For An Anti-ACTA Generation

Hipstamatic launches monthly iPad Magazine “Snap” and global art project, “Make Beautiful”

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As Instagram becomes increasingly consumer, Hipstamatic holds quite a bit of promise for becoming the go-to provider for the more artistic breed of mobile users. Now, on its way to becoming a full-blown authority for iPhoneographers everywhere, the company is launching a free iPad magazine, Snap (available later today), and a global art...
Hipstamatic launches monthly iPad Magazine “Snap” and global art project, “Make Beautiful”

RapidShare Publishes Anti-Piracy Manifesto for Cyberlockers

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RapidShare Publishes Anti-Piracy Manifesto for Cyberlockers

A manifesto for the newspaper's public editor in the social media era | Dan Gillmor

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The New York Times set the template for readers' ombudsmans. Now it needs to update the role for a mutualised digital ageAlmost a decade ago, in the wake of a journalistic scandal that shook the New York Times to its core, the newspaper appointed its first ombudsman, Daniel Okrent. His...
A manifesto for the newspaper's public editor in the social media era | Dan Gillmor

The 15 Sexiest Programmers Alive 2012!

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Think beauties can't code? Think coders can't be beautiful? Think again. WARNING: The contents of this slideshow are hot.Pavel Durov, Russia's Zuckerberg, CEO of Vkontakte Pavel is 27 years old and spent last weekend throwing money out of his office window. Plus, he recently published a manifesto urging Russia to...
The 15 Sexiest Programmers Alive 2012!

A 27-Year-Old Russian Worth $250 Million Spent The Weekend Throwing Cash Out His Windowo (FB)

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27-year-old Russian entrepreneur Pavel Durov has a few things going for him. He is the CEO of Vkontakte, Russia's largest social network, which has around 120 million users. On his Vkontakte profile, he calls himself single, libertarian, pastafarian, and inspired by Steve Jobs and Che Guevara. Russia Today reports that Durov spent...
A 27-Year-Old Russian Worth $250 Million Spent The Weekend Throwing Cash Out His Windowo (FB)

Google Bangs on the Openness Drum Again

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Every so often, a Google executive whips out what the company thinks is its trump card: Openness. Some examples: Android open sourcing in 2011, Facebook contact importing in 2010, a grand manifesto on “The Meaning of Open” in 2009. The latest is Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who told the Guardian...
Google Bangs on the Openness Drum Again
Freelance writing network Contently makes its platform free

Norwegian Terrorist Anders Breivik: My Biggest Influence Was Wikipedia

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Anders Breivik has been testifying all day, explaining his personal history and his motives for slaughtering 77 people in a spectacular and horrifying bomb, and shooting attack in Norway last year.   David Blair reports for The Telegraph that the questioning in the trial has moved onto Breivik's ideology: What was...
Norwegian Terrorist Anders Breivik: My Biggest Influence Was Wikipedia

Planning a hack day? Take a look at this Manifesto and see what you’re forgetting

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Hack days as a high energy and fun way to get ideas moving are becoming more common as developers, companies and organisations support the method of cross pollinating skills. Organising a hack day is no mean feat and with plenty to plan for, you’re bound to forget something. Fear not,...
Planning a hack day? Take a look at this Manifesto and see what you’re forgetting

Who Decides What Gets Sold In The Bookstore?

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We can probably agree that the local supermarket has no moral or ethical or business obligation to sell cherry-flavored Cap’n Crunch. If the owner doesn’t like cherries, she doesn’t have to sell them. And the cereal maker shouldn’t work under the assumption that every store that sells food will...
Who Decides What Gets Sold In The Bookstore?
RiP: A Remix Manifesto... Taken Offline Due To Copyright Claim?

Larry Page Just Put Out A Big Manifesto — Read The Full Thing Here (GOOG)

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Larry Page just issued a letter to investors on the state of Google this year. He unveiled the letter in a post on Google+. Here's the full letter: 2012 Update from the CEO Velocity, execution and focus Sergey and I founded Google because we believed that building a great...
Larry Page Just Put Out A Big Manifesto — Read The Full Thing Here (GOOG)

Why Give Up Facebook for Lent, or Ever?

www.readwriteweb.com
Lent is in full swing, and so are the commitments to 40 days without Facebook. In this framework, Facebook use is seen as negative and an addiction. It becomes just another one to add to Americans' list of overindulgences, of things that push us away from each other and further...
Why Give Up Facebook for Lent, or Ever?

TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

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There are lots of calls to action across the Internet that we, both individually and as a company, can choose to support. We get emails about them almost on a daily basis. So when the Declaration of Internet Freedom came across our desk today, we were pleasantly surprised to see that it...
TNW supports the Declaration of Internet Freedom. You should too

Apple denies sale of ebook containing links to Amazon

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Entrepreneur and prolific author Seth Godin has accused Apple of blocking sales of ebooks containing links to Amazon's online store after recently finding that his own short manifesto had been refused....
Apple denies sale of ebook containing links to Amazon
Apple blocks eBooks that link to Amazon, report claims

Video: Print's Not Dead, It's Getting High In The Sky

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So, this is how it ends for the printed word? Thirty-thousand feet up, back against a wall, with only a street poet’s meter to defend it? This lofty, urgent and not-ironic lyrical manifesto riffs for the salvation of an entire medium, in one of the few places connected tablets...
Video: Print's Not Dead, It's Getting High In The Sky
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