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Be The Life Of The Cubicle Farm With A DIY Sound-Sensing Tie

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When I used to work in Fairfax, Virginia as a computer consultant during the dot-com boom (actually I was a documentation specialist) we’d all go down to Pizza Hut for their lunch buffet. They had pizzas all laid out – three or four flavors, plus dessert pizza. A salad...
Be The Life Of The Cubicle Farm With A DIY Sound-Sensing Tie

With Storyboard, Tumblr Curates the Curators

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  Screengrab Many Tumblr users call themselves "curators" so it seems only natural that Tumblr has launched its own curation effort with Storyboard. In a video posted on the new site, Tumblr's Editor-in-Chief Chris Mohney described Storyboard as an effort to highlight content the average Tumblr user might not discover...
With Storyboard, Tumblr Curates the Curators

Michael Stipe Is Now The Simon Cowell Of GIFs

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(Photo: vimeo.com) Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and Mariah Carey have all taken brief pauses in their pop careers to now become reality show judges on The X Factor, The Voice, and American Idol, respectively. Although it’s not for a reality show, another 90′s icon, Michael Stipe, is getting in on the judging...
Michael Stipe Is Now The Simon Cowell Of GIFs

Scientists build 'super-bulb' out of plastic, it's (apparently) fantastic

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What do Michael Stipe and Dr. David Carroll have in common? Neither of them like the "fluorescent, flat, caffeine lights" that fill our offices and public spaces. Unlike R.E.M.'s lead singer, however, Carroll is actually trying to do something about them. His team has developed a plastic bulb made...
Scientists build 'super-bulb' out of plastic, it's (apparently) fantastic

Best Tech Events This Week (Entrepreneurs Roundtable, Digital Dumbo dd:Impact, BMWi Future Mobility, Women 2.0 Founder Friday)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Hope everyone...
Best Tech Events This Week (Entrepreneurs Roundtable, Digital Dumbo dd:Impact, BMWi Future Mobility, Women 2.0 Founder Friday)

Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

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Back in early February, word got out that Tumblr had hired an editorial team to surface noteworthy content from the network. Now, Tumblr has announced the results of this initiative, which takes the form of Storyboard, a hub for in-depth conversations with Tumblr’s creative community. We had known that Tumblr’s editorial team...
Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users
Gary Sharma’s Internet Week 2012 Highlights (Nerd Proms, Rooftop Parties, Will Arnett DJ’ing, Michael Stipe Sightings ‘n more!)
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