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Hear it out loud with VoxDox

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VoxDox is a new iOS and Android app from DnB. It’s available now as a free ad-supported download from the App Store and Google Play, and features additional in-app purchases to unlock services such as unlimited file conversions. This review is based on the iOS version, tested on an iPhone...
Hear it out loud with VoxDox

The sheer terror of syphilis (as seen in 1930s posters)

arstechnica.com
A new hypothesis from economist Andrew Francis argues that the terror of syphilis was so great among US residents that the sexual revolution of the 1960s simply wasn't possible without getting the dreaded disease under control first. In his view, the development of effective treatments—most notably, penicillin—had a more...
The sheer terror of syphilis (as seen in 1930s posters)
New DARPA Challenge looking for robots to respond to Fukushima-like disasters
Why regulators are dead wrong about crowdfunding and risk

Windows development now more social with Github support

gigaom.com
And some said it would never happen. Github, the popular repository for many open-source code projects, now has a brand-new, first-ever Windows client. That means Windows developers building Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and pre-release Windows 8  applications can now share their work on the popular code bank. The beauty...
Windows development now more social with Github support

Backed by 500 Startups and Atlas Venture, Lagoa launches a browser-based 3D rendering platform

thenextweb.com
Lagoa has announced a $1.6 million seed round from 500 Startups, Atlas Venture and others as it launches a cloud-based 3D rendering platform that runs in a browser. Real Ventures, RHO Ventures and several “industry-experienced angels” also participated in the round. Co-founder and CEO Thiago Costa built the Lagoa MultiPhysics physic engine and is...
Backed by 500 Startups and Atlas Venture, Lagoa launches a browser-based 3D rendering platform

Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

thenextweb.com
Behance, the popular portfolio-sharing network for creatives, first began rolling out version 2 of its previously private API on August 31st. Now, the company is officially launching it, allowing developers to build apps that incorporate the service’s projects, works in progress and users. In other words, the network has now truly become...
Behance officially launches its developer API, evolving its creative network into a powerful platform

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Marco Arment sells The Magazine to editor Glenn Fleishman, 1 month after offloading Instapaper to Betaworks

thenextweb.com
Marco Arment is in cleaning mode: After selling Instapaper to Betaworks, he today announced that he has sold his ‘The Magazine’ publication to its current editor, Glenn Fleishman. The Magazine is a subscription publication, charging $1.99 per month, with new issues released every 2 weeks. It has applications extant for iOS...
Marco Arment sells The Magazine to editor Glenn Fleishman, 1 month after offloading Instapaper to Betaworks

Journalists, look out: Tableau Public projects will soon be ... even more public

www.geekwire.com
Tableau Software charges for its premium software and technologies to visualize data in interactive charts, with security protections for confidential information. Tableau Public is meant to be different. As its name implies, the free service from Tableau is designed to be used with public data. It’s popular among journalists,...
Journalists, look out: Tableau Public projects will soon be ... even more public
PieceWise gets everyone to help in completing a project
The API-ificiation of software – and LEGOs
Codenvy raises $9M to take code for a ride in the cloud

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos backs Behance, a place for artists to showcase their talents

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Jeff Bezos Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Union Square Ventures and angel investor Dave McClure are among the investors pumping $6.5 million into Behance, a 6-year-old New York company that allows writers, graphic designers and other artists to showcase their portfolios and find new projects. Behance projects site have received some 70...
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos backs Behance, a place for artists to showcase their talents
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