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Pretty Much My Mantra

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Richard Nixon once said of The New York Times: "Some people read it and love it; Some people read it and hate it; But everybody reads it."-- Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) December 7, 2012...
Pretty Much My Mantra
Presidents--and would-be presidents--can't resist meddling with NASA

'Obama Vs. Romney' Could End Up Being A Lot Like 'Mac Vs. PC'

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The juxtaposition between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama couldn’t have been starker. Romney delivered a solid, if perfunctory, victory speech. Later in the night, President Obama appeared on Jimmy Fallon. One one hand, this was not remarkable. Even Richard Nixon appeared on “Laugh In.” And Romney was on the ballot in five states — of course he was going...
'Obama Vs. Romney' Could End Up Being A Lot Like 'Mac Vs. PC'

Mitt Romney's Wife Has Joined Pinterest

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Someday, we may all look back on February 21, 2012, as the day that Pinterest became a player in the political realm, a technological turning point on the order of Richard Nixon's disastrous televised debate against John F. Kennedy. Well, maybe not. But the site is having a red-state...
Mitt Romney's Wife Has Joined Pinterest
Warrantless wiretap bill passes in US House, authorizes 5 more years of domestic spying

Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

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Search engine creates doodle in honour of event created in early 20th century by American Sonora DoddGoogle has celebrated Father's Day by creating an animated version of its logo in tribute. It depicts the E from the logo covertly deploying a robot to deliver a mug bearing the logo '#1'...
Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

Kent State, 40 years on: the shredding of constitutional liberty still goes on

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To this day, military repression permeates the US. But as history has shown, resistance will always followAgain and again, we learn that war abroad will find a way home. On 30 April 1970, Richard Nixon announced the US invasion of Cambodia, a sovereign nation the US had been secretly bombing...
Kent State, 40 years on: the shredding of constitutional liberty still goes on
Nokia has a secret plan to survive if Windows Phone fails

In Happier News, It's the 43rd Anniversary of the Moon Landing

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The only picture of Mr. Armstrong taken from the lunar surface. (Photo: Wikimedia) So: Today’s been pretty crap, huh? The news is depressing; the weather is miserable. However, in the spirit of last night’s event at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, we’d like to take this moment to...
In Happier News, It's the 43rd Anniversary of the Moon Landing

US elections 2012: is Facebook 'the real presidential swing state'?

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Can Barack Obama capitalise on his online domination of Mitt Romney - or is the net academic when so many voters have already made up their minds?OK, here's the statutory health warning: for a long, long time, people have been saying that the next US presidential election will be "the...
US elections 2012: is Facebook 'the real presidential swing state'?
Time Warner Cable offers cash to spies as Google preps cable-killing fiber optic network

Why Bob Woodward is wrong about the internet and journalism

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Anyone who has followed the media for the past half century or so knows that Bob Woodward is a giant in the field, one half of the legendary investigative team of Woodward and Bernstein — a man who helped to bring down a U.S. president and defined a generational...
Why Bob Woodward is wrong about the internet and journalism
Blackstone Throws Down Just Over $2 Billion To Acquire Home Automation Giant Vivint
Why is it so hard for us to imagine that a site like BuzzFeed could do serious journalism?
This Is What Twittocracy Looks Like: Bluefin Launches Blog to Track the Election
Tumblr sparks interest in National Archive document projects
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