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London Underground: 13 alternative Tube maps

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London Underground's Tube map has been used as a metaphor for everything from the shape of the galaxy to famous footballers. Thanks to the Londonist's exhaustive list of examples, here are a few of the alternative ways to see London and its Underground railway systemSimon Rogers...
London Underground: 13 alternative Tube maps

Sunday at Ten - Strip #692 - No metaphor. Minmei is a bitch.

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Sunday at Ten - Strip #692 - No metaphor. Minmei is a bitch.

The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur on YouTube, 1 billion views and the truth

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The Young Turks claims the title of world’s largest online news network, and it just backed up that fact by passing 1 billions views on its YouTube channel. We recently spoke with the network’s founder and CEO Cenk Uygur to learn how the company got online news to work. Uygur...
The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur on YouTube, 1 billion views and the truth
Windows 8 basics: Tips, tricks, and cures
Crowdfunding Streamlines the Friends and Family Round
The future of displays has a problem: Our eyes

Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, risk-taking and why it's better to be sorry than safe [Video]

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As the founder of  one of the earliest online marketing companies, creator of Squidoo, and author of multiple best-selling books, American entrepreneur Seth Godin needs little introduction. Godin launched Yoyodyne way back in 1995, a company which used contests, online games, and scavenger hunts to help market companies, with the...
Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, risk-taking and why it's better to be sorry than safe [Video]

REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

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Apple's newest laptop is the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. While it's another gorgeous piece of hardware from Apple, it's not a laptop you should buy. Click here to jump straight to photos of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro > The best thing about the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the...
REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

Audio-based virtual gaming aims to help the blind navigate

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Using only audio-based cues within the context of a video game metaphor, blind users in a study out of Harvard are able to explore a building's layout. [Read more]...
Audio-based virtual gaming aims to help the blind navigate
PayPal’s website is no longer an insult to your eyes

Maps as metaphor

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What a great way to start off this morning: a new series of map-based illustrations by Christoph Niemann. Reserve Battery Park is a favorite. So is this omelet recipe: Tags: art   Christoph Niemann   maps...
Maps as metaphor
Step aside Batman, Internet Defense League to light up the sky with 'Cat Signals'

Mobile Apps vs. the Mobile Web: “It Doesn’t Matter to Consumers”

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The latest in its series of discussions about the future of the internet, the Pew Internet Project released a new report this morning that wades into the mobile “apps vs. web” debate. It’s positioned as a metaphor or surrogate for a larger argument about the battle of platforms... Please visit...
Mobile Apps vs. the Mobile Web: “It Doesn’t Matter to Consumers”

This week at Microsoft: Market share, Skydrive, Facebook, and Frank Shaw

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Friday has befallen us yet again, friends, which means we must take a look backwards at the last seven days’ Microsoft news before we slink off into the weekend. This week we’re focusing on market share figures for a few Microsoft products, and decisions that impact the company’s relationship with...
This week at Microsoft: Market share, Skydrive, Facebook, and Frank Shaw
A plea to HP: make your mobile products pop
The Great Pinterestification: How Pinterest's Design Legacy Might Trump the Company Itself
How to find the best meme videos before all your friends
Google's CFO says they have to 'drain the pipe' of Motorola products before the 'Wow!' kicks in

iPad as Metaphor http://post.ly/i1Rf

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iPad as Metaphor http://post.ly/i1Rf
Nvidia CEO: GeForce Grid 'will do for video games what cable television did for video'
Halo 4 is the next chapter, not the next evolution (review)

The Guy In Charge Of Google+ Just Brilliantly Deconstructed Everything Annoying About Facebook (GOOG, FB)

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Google+, Google's year-old social network, is often criticized for being a ghost town, another failed attempt by the search giant to tap into the social web. Not so, said Bradley Horowitz, Google+'s VP of product, at our IGNITION conference today. In addition to touting Google+'s user stats (400 million registered...
The Guy In Charge Of Google+ Just Brilliantly Deconstructed Everything Annoying About Facebook (GOOG, FB)
Can Nokia Beat The iPhone And iPad? (Don't Laugh, It's Trying)
Pressly Goes DIY: Will Turn Tumblr, WordPress & Twitter Into Touch-Friendly Websites
Wists-ful thinking: lessons from a prelude to Pinterest
Now Showing On YouTube: Spotify
Facebook Just Destroyed Google's Android Strategy (FB, GOOG)

Submittable raises $750K to replace email (for real this time)

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Email is proof that you can’t hate something to death. No matter how many times you swear at your inbox, glare at your email client, or publicly denounce the format, email is there. Saying that consumers and tech pundits hate email is akin to beating a decades-old metaphor (or...
Submittable raises $750K to replace email (for real this time)
Haiku Deck's Adam Tratt: 'Startup storytelling for the win'

Fusion-IO Brings Flash Madness To Workstations, And Movies Like 'Hugo'

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After working mostly in the realm of servers, Fusion-IO, the founding member of the AllThingsD Flash Madness Club, last summer’s hot IPO, said today it is bringing its flash technology to workstations. It is calling the product ioFX. One early customer is Rob Legato, the Visual Effects Supervisor who won...
Fusion-IO Brings Flash Madness To Workstations, And Movies Like 'Hugo'
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