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Weekend Ar(t)s: Pop culture gets the retro gaming treatment

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During the weekend, even Ars takes an occasional break from reviewing new self-publishing options or researching all the cyber tools the feds use to catch culprits. Weekend Ar(t)s is a chance to share what we're watching/listening/reading or otherwise consuming this week. ABOBO SMASH! "Retro" is the dominant genre. It...
Weekend Ar(t)s: Pop culture gets the retro gaming treatment
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film: 'A minefield of disappointment'
Now Facebook Is Down So Everyone Go Home and We'll Start Over Tomorrow

Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography

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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin offered some early thoughts today on movie adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, which he has signed on to write. Sorkin was speaking at the D10 conference, and it sounds like he hasn’t actually written any of the screenplay yet — he said the initial stages of...
Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs Movie Probably Won’t Be “Cradle To Grave” Biography

Weirdest form of procrastination in a while: writing my will. Beats grading, paying bills, or fixing the washing machine http://ow.ly/1CBa5

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Weirdest form of procrastination in a while: writing my will. Beats grading, paying bills, or fixing the washing machine http://ow.ly/1CBa5

Happy Foursquare Day: Tampa-born celebration presents first global social media holiday today

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If Twitter makes you twitch and Facebook feels like the world's largest procrastination machine, you might want to take today off from social media; find a good book or cool Gilligan's Island marathon.Because the rest of us are about to get busy.Foursquare Day lands on this day, which just...
Happy Foursquare Day: Tampa-born celebration presents first global social media holiday today

The Overwhelming Wave That Makes Us Procrastinate [Procrastination]

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The Overwhelming Wave That Makes Us Procrastinate [Procrastination]

I JUST found out that Six Flags: Kentucky Kingdom is closed. I never got there (procrastination is bad).

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I JUST found out that Six Flags: Kentucky Kingdom is closed. I never got there (procrastination is bad).

Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

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Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter behind the Sony-backed biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography, just sat down with Walt Mossberg at the D10 Conference to discuss everything from the late CEO and upcoming blockbuster to writing techniques and…The Beatles. Sorkin is a Hollywood mogul thanks to his numerous successes, including “The...
Aaron Sorkin compares daunting task of Steve Jobs biopic to ‘writing about The Beatles’

Write Your Paper or the Internet Sees Your Embarrassing Duckface Photos

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Duckface. (flickr.com/mr_encyclopedia) Procrastination has only gotten worse since the advent of the Internet; how did people even justify avoiding work prior to that slow slide into a Wikipedia k-hole? Our fast-encroaching apathy is why it's great that we now have Aherk, an app that blackmails you if you don't complete a specified...
Write Your Paper or the Internet Sees Your Embarrassing Duckface Photos

Aaron Sorkin, Live at D10

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Hollywood edict: If you want to make a movie about a Silicon Valley legend, you need to hire Aaron Sorkin. The writer took on Mark Zuckerberg’s story (sort of) a couple years ago. Now he’s signed on for a Steve Jobs biopic. So maybe we’ll get a preview of the...
Aaron Sorkin, Live at D10

Visualized: ThreadWatch tracks daily workflow on a Mac, turns the data into eye candy

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Sure, time tracking comes in handy when trying to make your workflow as efficient as possible. Perhaps you're looking for a more visual indication of how your time is spent on that MacBook Pro. That's where ThreadWatch comes in handy. Thanks to developer Alex Milde, you can visually analyze...
Visualized: ThreadWatch tracks daily workflow on a Mac, turns the data into eye candy
To Protect His Livelihood, This Guy Locks His Smartphone In Safe Every Day

A Partner At Silicon Valley's Most Important Startup Investor Ditched Email On His iPhone And Couldn't Be Happier (AAPL)

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Harj Taggar is a partner at Y Combinator, which is, at the moment, Silicon Valley's most important early stage startup investor.  Y Combinator is more than just another venture capital firm, it is something of a Professor X's school for mutant entrepreneurs. The place teaches young people how to create...
A Partner At Silicon Valley's Most Important Startup Investor Ditched Email On His iPhone And Couldn't Be Happier (AAPL)

Black Friday: What not to buy

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Black Friday buyers are about to be bombarded with bargain news for the biggest shopping day of the year, but those seeking tablets, digital cameras and brand-name HDTVs may want to resist the temptation. Procrastination may be best bet for Surface shoppers. One tablet worth holding off on and...
Black Friday: What not to buy

Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google

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Not surprisingly, Valentine’s Day spurred lots of last-minute Web searches and phone calls — and the Google mobile ads team just published a blog post highlighting how much of that activity happened on smartphones and tablets. For one thing, last-minute searches for national restaurant chains grew across-the-board, but they grew...
Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google
Nicholas Sparks On Using Tech To Write Books, Make Movies, And Keep A Creative Edge

Old Ideas Are Better Than The Idea You Just Thought Of

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Editor’s note: Jake Knapp is a design partner at Google Ventures where he helps startups with product strategy and design. Follow him on Twitter @jakek. It drives me crazy every time I hear about Mailbox, the fancy-pants email app that Dropbox bought for a gazillion dollars. I mean, come on, it’s such an...
Old Ideas Are Better Than The Idea You Just Thought Of

Amazon Surges to New Highs on Expectation of Positive Holiday Report

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Amazon stock hit a 52-week high today in anticipation of a strong earnings report on Tuesday, boosted by a spike in holiday spending. In afternoon trading, shares were up almost $10, touching $284. A year ago, the stock was sliding toward its 52-week low of $172. Traditionally, Amazon grows at...
Amazon Surges to New Highs on Expectation of Positive Holiday Report

NaNoWriMo progress meter uses Arduino to fight writer's block, may be its own distraction (video)

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We've all had that moment where we sit in front of the keyboard and have trouble just getting started. It can be an especially dire problem when the 30-day deadline of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) looms overhead, and that was enough for inventor Steve Hoefer to craft his...
NaNoWriMo progress meter uses Arduino to fight writer's block, may be its own distraction (video)

Easy last-minute gifts you can print or e-mail

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The procrastination ends now. Here's your last chance to get something for that someone special. [Read more]...
Easy last-minute gifts you can print or e-mail

INSIGHT: A little sketching is an exploration. A lot

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A little sketching is an exploration. A lot of sketching is a procrastination....
INSIGHT: A little sketching is an exploration. A lot

Aaron Sorkin: Making a Movie About Steve Jobs Is Like Writing About the Beatles

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Don’t expect a cradle-to-grave depiction of Steve Jobs’ life from his upcoming movie, said Aaron Sorkin, who has signed on to write the would-be blockbuster biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s biography and made by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Instead, Sorkin is looking to absorb as much as he can about the...
Aaron Sorkin: Making a Movie About Steve Jobs Is Like Writing About the Beatles

Apple offering free Snow Leopard update to MobileMe holdouts

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Mama had it right -- procrastination is bad -- but mama never knew Apple. For Leopard users still clinging tightly to their MobileMe account, it looks like the path to iCloud just got a wee bit cheaper. Qualifying MobileMe holdouts are reportedly receiving email notifications that point them to...
Apple offering free Snow Leopard update to MobileMe holdouts
Aaron Sorkin expects disappointment from his Steve Jobs film
View Vine videos as they are uploaded in cool new tool
Review: Finish for iPhone helps procrastinators rethink their todo lists

Want to be more effective? Stop over-optimizing

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We are consumed by the quest to perfect our lives, seeking the perfect relationship, the perfect level of productivity—the perfect everything. With this struggle for perfection comes a feeling of empowerment, a feeling we are building that better mouse trap that everyone wants. Whole industries are spawned offering advice on...
Want to be more effective? Stop over-optimizing
What The Heck Were All Those People Doing Shopping Online On Christmas Day?
Procrastination in your eyeballs: New app unites Reddit and Google Glass
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