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An optimistic theory of Bitcoin as a 'hedge against the entire global currency system'
This Is The Perfect Bookmarklet For Tweeters
Techies Gather For a Real-Life Branch with Ev Williams and Jonah Peretti
Mark Zuckerberg's CEO skills examined ahead of Facebook IPO

Facebook’s King-Making Superpower Has Its Limits

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I annoint you "the Instagram of video-sharing" Does Facebook have a secret superpower? That's the theory floated by Nick Bilton in the New York Times today. Because Facebook connects users "to more than nine million apps and services through Facebook Connect, the Open Graph developer platform, and the hundreds of...
Facebook’s King-Making Superpower Has Its Limits

Help Provide Useful Feedback For Startups: Announcing Step2 Startups

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We've been working to do more with our Step2 discussion platform lately, and today we're announcing Step2 Startups -- in which various startups reach out to the Techdirt community for feedback/thoughts/advice. Step2 has already been set up for people, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators, but now we're starting to specifically highlight...
Help Provide Useful Feedback For Startups: Announcing Step2 Startups
Not fade away: on living, dying, and the digital afterlife
Product teams and company towns: how Facebook and Instagram cash in on the labor of the people
The best tech writing of the week, November 18
Branch Emerges From Beta and Opens to the Public With a Slew of New Features

Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy's Last Safe Haven

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Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy's Last Safe Haven: Paul Ford for Businessweek: Maybe Bitcoin's devotees are right, and it's the currency of the future. Or perhaps it's a ridiculous joke--a speculative, hilarious enterprise taken to its most insane conclusion. Given that the founder is nowhere to be found, it...
Bitcoin May Be the Global Economy's Last Safe Haven
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Sincerely, Mark Zuckerberg

allthingsd.com
…Facebook bought the thing that is hardest to fake. It bought sincerity. Paul Ford, writing about FaceTagram in New York Magazine...
Sincerely, Mark Zuckerberg

7 stories to read this weekend

gigaom.com
Between various news announcements including the release of the iPhone5, I am surprised I found time to actually read. Regardless, read I did, because I wanted to share some good stuff with you this weekend. Here are seven stories I recommend: Remembering Bill Moggridge: An homage from Cooper-Smith National Design...
7 stories to read this weekend
“Selling” Versus “Selling Out”
Brilliant Programmer Robert McNally Explains What Bitcoin Really Is
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