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Romney and Obama debate for the first time - as presented in live GIFs

www.guardian.co.uk
The Guardian and Tumblr teamed up to create live GIFs during the presidential debate last night. If you missed it, catch up hereLet the giffing beginWelcome to a bold new way of watching the debates. No more will you be forced to sit and wait for zingers, eye-rolling and funny...
Romney and Obama debate for the first time - as presented in live GIFs

The presidential election and the gifs that keep on giving

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A gif can be the most effective form of satire, an instant piece of commentary, delivering the setup and punchline simultaneouslySomewhere between the hellish Ally McBeal dancing baby, the dramatic chipmunk, a Lane Pryce dance party and Nasa mohawk hunk Bobak Ferdowsi, the graphics interchange format, or gif, went from...
The presidential election and the gifs that keep on giving

Reddit launches a Midwest bus tour to campaign for the Open Internet, asks for your donations

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After rallying together against US anti-piracy legislation Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) earlier this year, Reddit has announced it will ensure Washington doesn’t try to pull a fast one on Americans again. How exactly does one do that? A bus tour, of course. Next month,...
Reddit launches a Midwest bus tour to campaign for the Open Internet, asks for your donations

Obama, Romney cite Apple, tech issues in debate

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Tech issues, including high-skilled jobs creation, outsourcing, manufacturing and research investment, emerged in Tuesday's presidential debate, offering contrasts between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney....
Obama, Romney cite Apple, tech issues in debate

A copyright proponent's wish for presidential debate (Q&A)

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Robert Levine wrote a book critical of what he sees are attempts to weaken the ability of creators to earn a living. He wishes Washington could engage in serious debate about Web piracy. That's unlikely, he thinks. [Read more]...
A copyright proponent's wish for presidential debate (Q&A)

No Online Questions At Next Debate: Tired Of Pot And Snowmen?

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The Internet is taking a backseat at the next presidential debate: CNN’s moderator Candy Crowley will not be “taking questions via email, Twitter, Google Moderator or any other online source for the October 16th debate,” reports TechPresident. Four years ago, taking questions submitted over YouTube and Facebook was hailed as...
No Online Questions At Next Debate: Tired Of Pot And Snowmen?

How to Watch Tonight's Debate Without Actually Watching It

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A real-time web app wants to take the pundits out of the process. One of the best things about presidential debates is their spontaneity: They test how candidates perform, relatively unscripted, before a live national audience. And one of the worst things about presidential debates is ... their spontaneity, since...
How to Watch Tonight's Debate Without Actually Watching It

8 Hilarious Political Videos To Get You In The Mood For The Presidential Debate

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What better way to get in the mood for tonight's presidential debate than with some fun parody videos (and an alcoholic beverage)? Read Romney lips, Obama style! Obama Style: Obama impersonator Alphacat dancing the invisible horse:   Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney also received the Gangnam Style treatment, courtesy of...
8 Hilarious Political Videos To Get You In The Mood For The Presidential Debate

Apple gets mention in presidential debate

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Technology policy hasn't been high list of discussion topics in this year's election. Yet President Barack Obama echoed the words of Steve Jobs in Tuesday night's presidential debate, when asked for the best way to bring manufacturing jobs -- such as the ones Apple has outsourced to China -- back...
Apple gets mention in presidential debate

Big Bird, not big tech, gets traction in debate

www.computerworld.com
After last night's presidential debate, the possible fate of Big Bird is now known. But the candidates gave no insight into the possible fate of exascale systems, the next generation of supercomputers....
Big Bird, not big tech, gets traction in debate

Romney Didn't Win Hearts In Last Night's Debate, According To Twitter

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 Even though yesterday's presidential debate looked like a big win for Romney, the tweets tell a different story. Researchers at SAP, a software company, tallied the tweets and analyzed their sentiment and discovered some surprises. Folks on Twitter generally thought that Romney won the debate. But he didn't win their hearts....
Romney Didn't Win Hearts In Last Night's Debate, According To Twitter
Xbox Live members say Obama won second debate

Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online

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How Evil Is Your Smartphone, 8 Startups On When To Pivot, and How To Watch The Presidential Debates Online. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are...
Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online

Twitter lights up as presidential debate turns to China, immigration

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Several topics raised in Tuesday night's presidential debate caused such a stir on Twitter that the site was briefly overwhelmed....
Twitter lights up as presidential debate turns to China, immigration

Binder Reviews On Amazon.com Fill With Romney-Related Comments

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OK, it’s no Three Wolf Moon t-shirt, but it’s still pretty funny. Following Mitt Romney’s comment about “binders full of women” at this week’s presidential debate, the customer review sections for various binders on Amazon.com have been filling up with hilarious comments. For example, see this Avery Durable View Binder or this Avery...
Binder Reviews On Amazon.com Fill With Romney-Related Comments

Romney's "Binders Full Of Women" Takes Over Google Images

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I don’t know what images were showing up for “binders full of women” search on Google Images before last night’s US presidential debate. But today, they’re dominated by a meme started from a comment last night by Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Romney was commenting... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Romney's "Binders Full Of Women" Takes Over Google Images

US vice-presidential debate: as it played on Twitter

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As Joe Biden and Paul Ryan took to the stage the political world took to Twitter. Here's how it played....
US vice-presidential debate: as it played on Twitter

Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

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Fueled in part by candidate Mitt Romney’s comments about the Sesame Street character Big Bird, Wednesday evening’s presidential election debate in Denver, Colorado set a new record as the most tweeted about political event in US history. Twitter’s dedicated government and politics account Tweeted the milestone shortly after the debate...
Big Bird helps presidential debate soar to most tweeted about political event in US history

Twitter's human-powered search is the present and future of AI

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Twitter has done a lot to change the way people share news, watch live TV and even how they protest. Along the way it has had to deal with scaling problems as well as the challenge of tracking how users connect to each other and how to then instantly —...
Twitter's human-powered search is the present and future of AI

A high-tech governor? Jay Inslee needs to take his message of innovation on the road

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Gov. Jay Inslee at the inaugural ceremony in January It has been less than a month since Governor Jay Inslee was sworn into office. Is it time for him to take a roadtrip? I bring this up after reading about Texas Governor Rick Perry’s crusade in California, a controversial jobs...
A high-tech governor? Jay Inslee needs to take his message of innovation on the road

Romney doesn’t get the ‘Al Gore’ treatment

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Reporters, it’s true, hope this GOP primary goes on for a while. Not for any partisan reason, but because we loved that 19th presidential debate as much as the first -- or would, if we could remember back that far. Read full article >>...
Romney doesn’t get the ‘Al Gore’ treatment

An Evening of Debate and GIF-Making, With Tumblr and Livestream

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A sample. Monday night, Betabeat headed downtown for a new twist on presidential debate punditry. Rather than merely wisecracking, drinking or even live-blogging, Internet types assembled for something new this election cycle: a “live GIF off” of the proceedings, arranged by Tumblr and Livestream. Our destination was 111 8th Avenue,...
An Evening of Debate and GIF-Making, With Tumblr and Livestream

Must See HDTV (October 22nd - 28th)

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While baseball's postseason moves on to its final round, football is just hitting its stride and NBA preseason action is just beginning to get interesting. This week Blade Runner gets yet another HD home release, there's one more presidential debate, and on Friday the maker of Pushing Daisies returns...
Must See HDTV (October 22nd - 28th)

Why politicians love Twitter: Tweets drive real donations

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A post-presidential debate study showed that Twitter users exposed to political tweets are twice as likely to donate as average users of the microblogging service. [Read more]...
Why politicians love Twitter: Tweets drive real donations
Where to watch the first 2012 presidential debate live online

Freak’n Genius: Animation startup uses Kinect to tap your inner goofball

www.geekwire.com
Kyle Kesterson may be known around Seattle as a talented designer, artist and active participant in the Startup Weekend hackathons. But did you know that the entrepreneur also was the Geico Gecko? During University of Washington basketball games back in 2009, Kesterson donned the mascot costume of the insurance...
Freak’n Genius: Animation startup uses Kinect to tap your inner goofball
Behind every good algorithm is a great human

Mitt Romney's remarks about women spark debate on Amazon.com binder page

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This binder on Amazon.com is the subject of a political debate Amazon.com may be best known as an online retailer. But the company’s product pages also host thousands of opinions of reviewers who discuss the ins and outs of countless products. And one of those product pages — for an...
Mitt Romney's remarks about women spark debate on Amazon.com binder page

Wavii Gives a Fresh Look at the Political Landscape

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Since its debut in April, Wavii’s big-data approach to news curation has been focused on the visual. Crawl the Web for news based on your selected interests, and Wavii presents an attractive chronological summary of relevant story links. The premise is that we are wont to consume more when things...
Wavii Gives a Fresh Look at the Political Landscape

Presidential debate spawns campaign to save Big Bird

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Indiegogo campaign looks to raise funds for PBS and the huge flightless bird that became a Twitter superstar during the Obama-Romney debate in Denver last night. [Read more]...
Presidential debate spawns campaign to save Big Bird
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