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Poster notes: Martha Marcy May Marlene | Paul Owen

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Using a QR code in the design of a movie poster risks allowing it to date fast – but then adverts for films are not principally designed with posterity in mindUsing an image from currently-fashionable technology in a movie poster risks producing an image that will date quickly, and that...
Poster notes: Martha Marcy May Marlene | Paul Owen

Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures

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Google+ is often lamented for failing to capture the attention of mainstream social network users and, almost in response to that accusation, Google is launching an interesting initiative that will see top figures from Silicon Valley participate in hangouts on the social network. The company introduced its VC Office Hours program today,...
Google introduces ‘VC Office Hours’, Google+ hangouts with top Silicon Valley figures
Wikipedia Didn’t Kill Brittanica; Windows Did
Linus Torvalds says "f--k you" to NVIDIA

Goodbye, Ray Bradbury

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Author Ray Bradbury died today in Los Angeles. He was 91. As a child of the pre-Internet, Bradbury’s writing was just on the apex between a grave, plastic future foreseen by Star Wars and the brushwork and filigree of the dreams and hopes of a previous century. Reading him was...
Goodbye, Ray Bradbury

Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Offers Live Broadcasting for All

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Once you finished live streaming, the recording is uploaded to your YouTube channel, as well as on Google+ to keep for posterity....
Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Offers Live Broadcasting for All
Physicist disproves $400 traffic ticket with mathematical proofs

Acer Allegro hands-on at MWC 2012

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We covered Acer's two Android devices at last week's show, but what in the world happened to its Windows Phone? It's easy to forget about the Acer Allegro because we haven't seen it show up beyond the reaches of Asia and France, but we hunted one down at Mobile...
Acer Allegro hands-on at MWC 2012

Google goes Moogle, celebrates Moog's birthday with interactive doodle

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It's time to surrender another afternoon to an interactive Google doodle. The search engine has outdone itself in celebration of the late-Bob Moog's birthday. The electronic music pioneer was born on May 23rd, 1934. Seeing as how the anniversary isn't until tomorrow, the doodle hasn't actually hit our Google...
Google goes Moogle, celebrates Moog's birthday with interactive doodle
Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich update on SK Telecom planned for tomorrow

ION Air Pro POV camera: shoot on the piste, upload to the cloud, we go hands-on (video)

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You might think the POV / action sports camera world has been a bit of a two horse race recently. That could all change, however, now ION has muscled into the scene with its Air Pro HD sports camera. The firm's dabbled with handy cameras before, but now it's...
ION Air Pro POV camera: shoot on the piste, upload to the cloud, we go hands-on (video)

The Internet Never Forgets: Politwoops Saves The Tweets Your Politicians Tried To Delete

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Once something is on the Internet, it’s typically pretty hard to delete it. Unless somebody retweets a posting to Twitter, though, a deleted tweet is pretty much gone forever. With Politwoops, however, the Sunlight Foundation is now preserving some of these tweets for posterity. Politwoops follows all the 433 official...
The Internet Never Forgets: Politwoops Saves The Tweets Your Politicians Tried To Delete

A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio

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Citrix recently acquired Podio, the Copenhagen-based startup behind a social, cloud-based collaboration software platform with the same name. The terms were kept under wraps at the time of the announcement, but it turns out the purchase price was diligently disclosed by Citrix in a recent public SEC filing. It doesn’t...
A European exit quantified: Citrix paid approximately $53 million for Podio
After 2+ Years Of Serving Apps, Windows Mobile Marketplace Will Die On May 9

Snapchat for iOS lets you send photos to friends and set how long they’re visible for

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With smartphones approaching near-ubiquity, people must learn to behave in public and watch everything they say and do. You never know when your inappropriate actions could be captured for posterity. But what about if you’re happy to circulate, say, images of yourself for a short period of time on the...
Snapchat for iOS lets you send photos to friends and set how long they’re visible for

Now All That’s Left Is To Write It

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For posterity, if nothing else, here’s what my desk looks like at the moment. After a particularly enlightening whiteboard session with Steven Johnson late last week, then further musings on the back of bar menus and borrowed receipt-tape with my wife, and finally after waking up and scribbling notes...
Now All That’s Left Is To Write It
Keen On… Ted Morgan: Why Skyhook Has Become A Harvard Business School Case Study [TCTV]

Android 4.0.4 factory images hit the web for GSM Galaxy Nexus

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Sure, pushing builds of Android 4.0.4 out over the air is great, but what if you want to keep that unblemished piece of Ice Cream Sandwich for posterity? You could download the AOSP files, but you'd be missing some vital ingredients from the the official factory images. Thankfully, build...
Android 4.0.4 factory images hit the web for GSM Galaxy Nexus
Get ready for your close-up: Google+ Hangouts on Air live streaming open to all

SK Telecom Smart Learning robots add twist to interactive learning, we go hands-on (video)

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They aren't quite up to Johnny Number Five's level of fame and stature, but SK Telecom's new "Smart Learning" robots have something it (he?) never could have dreamed of: the power of a smartphone. The mechanical critters are designed to be next-gen educational tools for our posterity, and only...
SK Telecom Smart Learning robots add twist to interactive learning, we go hands-on (video)

Preserve your kids' funny quips with Posterity app

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Someday, when the kids are grown, you'll be glad you made a record of all the cute things they said. This app makes it easy. [Read more]...
Preserve your kids' funny quips with Posterity app

James Cameron reaches the deepest point on Earth

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After years of preparation culminating in a frenzy of test dives in the South Pacific, James Cameron has become the first solo explorer of the Challenger Deep, which is at the bottom of the Mariana Trench — the deepest point in the world’s oceans. Previously measured at about 35,800 feet...
James Cameron reaches the deepest point on Earth

The Archive Team finishes downloading all 272 terabytes of MobileMe and .Mac for posterity

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The Archive Team has announced that it has completed downloading the data of some 380k users of MobileMe and .Mac in order to preserve it for posterity. The entire archive of data for those users totals up at 272 terabytes of data. Aside from being a distributed downloading project, the Archive...
The Archive Team finishes downloading all 272 terabytes of MobileMe and .Mac for posterity

The biosphere: nature is all we have | Editorial

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The project to name and classify all living species on earth is important not just for posterity, but for the futureImagine an economic community in which nobody could list the stakeholders or identify those about to default. Or try to set a value on a reference library that has catalogued...
The biosphere: nature is all we have | Editorial

If Zimmerman and Martin Had Worn Google Glasses...

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In 1998 the science fiction writer David Brin published a nonfiction book called The Transparent Society. Among the things he envisioned was people walking around with head-mounted video cameras that would make it riskier for criminals to accost them. I remember thinking, "But how many people are so worried about...
If Zimmerman and Martin Had Worn Google Glasses...

Facebook rolls out comment editing, embraces your change of heart

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Facebook has long betrayed you by forwarding your drunken wall ramblings in an email for posterity. Previously, though, the only way to limit further public shame was to try to delete the comment altogether. Now, it looks like the loose fingered have been given a reprieve, as the social...
Facebook rolls out comment editing, embraces your change of heart

After the bell was rung, Mark Zuckerberg posted this epic Facebook Timeline status update

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This is awesome. Screenshot for posterity....
After the bell was rung, Mark Zuckerberg posted this epic Facebook Timeline status update

1994 Flashback: 'You Don't Need a Phone Line to Operate Internet?'

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It wasn't all that long ago that we were still figuring out what the Internet was and pinning down the language we would use to talk about it. Above, we see an unaired portion of NBC's Today Show from 1994 in which Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, and Elizabeth Vargas...
1994 Flashback: 'You Don't Need a Phone Line to Operate Internet?'

Shorter cuts: the news doesn't get any smaller

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From Michelle Obama's latest foray into social media to the chance to name a species for posterity, more snippets for your delectationMichelle's gymMichelle Obama: the new Sarah Brown of social media. She's already on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instragram, and now Pinterest. We particularly enjoyed this White House workout post.Less...
Shorter cuts: the news doesn't get any smaller

SocialFolders plugs into Evernote to be your social media diary

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Screenshot of SocialFolders' web app (click to enlarge) With all the time we’re spending on social media sites, it makes sense that people are starting to get more serious about being able to preserve their activity there in a way that’s easier to look back on for posterity. An app...
SocialFolders plugs into Evernote to be your social media diary
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