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The Paid Search Uncertainty Principle

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In 1927, Werner von Heisenberg documented what he referred to as an “Uncertainty Principle” governing quantum mechanics. The Uncertainty Principle holds that an observation cannot precisely reveal both the position of a particle at a point in time and its momentum. The more the... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
The Paid Search Uncertainty Principle

Seven Questions about Analytics for IBM's Mike Rhodin

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IBM will report its quarterly earnings today after the close of trading at markets in New York. If the consensus of Wall Street analysts is correct, you can expect Big Blue to report earnings of $2.65 a share on sales of of about $24.8 billion. The results could be even...
Seven Questions about Analytics for IBM's Mike Rhodin

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup Will Address a Basic Human Need

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How do you build the next billion-dollar company? Easy. Think of a basic human need and put it online. “I had this stupidly simple observation that maybe everyone else under 30 has already had,“ says Steve Blank. “And the big observation is that we talk about social networking and...
The Next Billion-Dollar Startup Will Address a Basic Human Need

Apple Censoring 'Jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Store Listings

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Exploring an observation initially made by iOS hacker @planetbeing, Shoutpedia notes that Apple has mysteriously begun censoring the word "jailbreak" in the U.S. iTunes Store. While not all mentions of the word are affected, the vast majority of them across all content types are currently being censored to "j*******k". Apple...
Apple Censoring 'Jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Store Listings

Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, and James Cameron will begin space mining operations by 2022, details later today

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As promised, Bellevue, Washington-based Planetary Resources is letting everyone else in its plans. The project, backed by Google's Larry Page and Eric Schmidt, film director James Cameron, and Ross Perot Jr., will initially focus on the creation of low-cost robotic spacecraft designed for use in surveying missions. Ultimately, the...
Larry Page, Eric Schmidt, and James Cameron will begin space mining operations by 2022, details later today

If The iPhone 5 Really Looks Like This, Apple May Be Screwed...

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Over the past few days, the latest round of purported pictures of Apple's forthcoming iPhone 5 have hit the web. And I can't be the only potential customer who is depressed by what they see. In fact, I'll go far enough to say that, if the iPhone 5 looks like...
If The iPhone 5 Really Looks Like This, Apple May Be Screwed...

Please Don't Tell Me What You're Watching on Netflix

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Facebook’s “frictionless sharing” system means you end up telling your friends about everything you’re doing, whether they want to know or not. Netflix wants to tie this into its streaming service but can’t, because of a U.S. privacy law. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who is also a Facebook board member,...
Please Don't Tell Me What You're Watching on Netflix

Current status of the “Browser Wars”

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In this report we will examine the current status of what is often referred to as the “Browser Wars.” How popular are the various web browsers around the world right now? As you’ll see, there are significant regional differences in web browser usage. We’ve done this on two levels....
Current status of the “Browser Wars”
New iPad apps up to five times larger than their predecessors

NASA Launches Global Hackathon Challenge

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NASA is inviting all citizens of planet Earth to take part in a two-day coding marathon next month. Called the International Space Apps Challenge, the idea is to develop software for various purposes to support NASA's mission. It is open to just about anyone interested, including "engineers, technologists, scientists, designers,...
NASA Launches Global Hackathon Challenge

37-second observation: how Samsung and Apple pitch products

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A tale of two advertisements: Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Apple’s iPad. Both are designed for humans, but they go about telling you in different ways....
37-second observation: how Samsung and Apple pitch products
Advice So Good You Didn’t Know You Needed It

Hands-On Video of Next-Generation 'iPhone 5' Enclosure

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Following the publication of high-resolution photos of what has been claimed to be the enclosure and a number of internal components for the next-generation iPhone, Macotakara posts a hands-on video of the same parts. The video gives a good idea of how the device would look in the user's...
Hands-On Video of Next-Generation 'iPhone 5' Enclosure

NO WORRIES, PROFESSOR! Sometimes People In The Real World Like To Work Hard

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A few days ago, a journalism professor at the University of Tampa, Dan Reimold, wrote a public letter to his students urging them not to admire the success and work ethic of our Deputy Editor, Joe Weisenthal. One of the problems with Joe Weisenthal, Professor Reimold said, is that he...
NO WORRIES, PROFESSOR! Sometimes People In The Real World Like To Work Hard

The Spectacle of Technology

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I was recently in New York, and while there I ended up at an art opening, where I fell into a conversation with an art historian. Obviously, the conversation turned to the state of the “art world.” She was pretty candid when she said that these days it is less...
The Spectacle of Technology

MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Donna White

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Now we start the guest post part of this MBA Mondays series on People. First up is AVC regular Donna White. In this post, Donna explains that recruiting is fun if you approach it the right way. I know many founders who don't really enjoy recruiting so this post is...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Donna White

Britain weighs proposal to allow greatly increased Internet ‘snooping’

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LONDON — Under daily observation from thousands of surveillance cameras mounted everywhere from street corners to taxicabs to public parks, Britons rank among the most-watched people on Earth. But a new government plan is poised to take the gaze of this nation’s security services dramatically deeper: letting them examine the...
Britain weighs proposal to allow greatly increased Internet ‘snooping’

"Microsoft Is The Best!" — Unnamed Microsoft Employee

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Earlier today, I wrote an anti-Microsoft post. Actually, it wasn’t so anti-Microsoft, I thought I was decidedly fair. My thesis was basically that Microsoft was done in the consumer space, but that they’d continue to do well as an enterprise company going forward.  Essentially, they’d follow the IBM path. Nothing...
"Microsoft Is The Best!" — Unnamed Microsoft Employee
Apple SVP Design Jony Ive speaks on Apple's design process and the 'Bankruptcy Days'

How Eric Ries Coined "The Pivot" And What Your Business Can Learn From It

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[twistage fe3d427266cc5] It's only appropriate that Eric Ries is the subject of the first video for Fast Company's new series: The Pivot. He's the author of a best-selling book, The Lean Startup, and the man who made the term "pivot" part of the business vernacular. About This Series The...
How Eric Ries Coined "The Pivot" And What Your Business Can Learn From It

Mobile Discovery App Trover Gets Lists And Smarter Search, Engagement Up 300% Since Last Year

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Mobile discovery app Trover has always been a bit under the radar, despite having a very compelling product and high-profile investors like General Catalyst Partners, Ignition Partners and Benchmark Capital. The service, which is available for iOS and Android, just completed its latest round of feature updates that brought lists,...
Mobile Discovery App Trover Gets Lists And Smarter Search, Engagement Up 300% Since Last Year
Astronomers find life on Earth by looking at the Moon

Does the future for Europe's young unemployed lie online?

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In France, there are 70,000 unfilled jobs in the digital sector – specialist academies are turning 'dropouts' into developersSouheil Hajem, 20, always had a taste for IT. However, he doesn't define himself as a "geek", and didn't realise his skills were sought after. For him, it was just a hobby....
Does the future for Europe's young unemployed lie online?

Methane made from meteors may explain Mars mystery

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A fragment of the Murchison meteorite. ASU.edu The results were announced in 2009: researchers had been watching Mars for several years using Earth-based telescopes, and they'd seen something unusual in its atmosphere. In time with the red planet's seasons, large amounts of methane appeared in its atmosphere. Since this...
Methane made from meteors may explain Mars mystery
Heavy Rain creator brings the action for Beyond: Two Souls

Lord Justice Leveson discusses role of bloggers

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Evidence from Andrew Marr that blogs are 'as influential as any newspaper' prompts debate on whether they are journalistsLord Justice Leveson has queried whether bloggers would have to be brought in a revised system of press regulation, as he heard evidence from Andrew Marr about the growing power of political...
Lord Justice Leveson discusses role of bloggers
Leaked next-gen iPhone part casts doubt on Liquidmetal case
Japan launches Korean satellite in play for commercial space business
Space Shuttle Columbia's telescope for sale on eBay
More Glass From Google: CEO Larry Page Gets Transparent
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