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The Air Above Our Heads: The Growth Of Ambient Social Networking

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Editor’s note: Paul Davison is the CEO and founder of Highlight, named by Apple as an “App Store Best of 2012.” Follow Paul on Twitter at @pdavison. When I was young, my dad told me about the short story by H.G. Wells, “The Country of the Blind.” In it, a fictitious mountaineer comes...
The Air Above Our Heads: The Growth Of Ambient Social Networking

Unthinkable? A return to (a little) distance

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Today's writer has to reach out, not through the power of their work so much as by the appeal of their personalityOnce, writers dwelt quite apart from their readers. One hand clasped to a palely domed forehead, they wrestled to order their words and ideas in rooms where the joy...
Unthinkable? A return to (a little) distance
Microsoft helps launch interactive Everest site mapping climate change and 60 years of climbs

Microsoft and GlacierWorks team up to bring Everest to your screen

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GlacierWorks, founded by renowned mountaineer David Breashears, has joined forces with Internet Explorer to put the world's highest peak at your fingertips with Everest: Rivers of Ice. The exploration platform works in any browser, but it's specifically optimized for IE 10's touch-based technology. In addition to bringing the Himalayas...
Microsoft and GlacierWorks team up to bring Everest to your screen

Three climbers die on Everest descent

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Two people are still missing after a wind storm swept the mountain while they were returning from the summitA Nepalese mountaineering official says three climbers returning from the summit of Mount Everest have died and two more are missing.Gyanendra Shrestha said on Monday that a German, a Nepal-born Canadian and...
Three climbers die on Everest descent

National Geographic is documenting one team’s ascent of Mount Everest using Instagram

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National Geographic was Instagram’s very first big brand partner and so it seems quite fitting that the media giant is using the photo sharing app for the very first time to let viewers in on an Everest expedition. With a National Geographic expedition team expected to reach the summit tomorrow...
National Geographic is documenting one team’s ascent of Mount Everest using Instagram
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