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Why No One Has Tamed Email

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Bio: Gentry Underwood is a software designer and CEO of Orchestra, which recently announced work on a mobile email app called Mailbox. You can find him on Twitter at @gentry. We are awash in email. Everyone complains about email. We feel inundated. Overwhelmed. Out of control. Lately there’s been quite a lot of...
Why No One Has Tamed Email
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Sued Opera designer fingers Mozilla's 'Search Tabs' as root of $3.4M claim

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The former Opera Software designer accused of leaking trade secrets to Mozilla denied the charges yesterday, but confirmed that the lawsuit takes aim at a search revamp he worked on while a consultant for the maker of Firefox....
Sued Opera designer fingers Mozilla's 'Search Tabs' as root of $3.4M claim

Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

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Walled gardens are already under attack because of the ease of sending content like messages and photos from one website to another. Sites that don't let content flow in and out freely, when that's what users want, are fighting against the powerful tide of the internet. Now a new proposal...
Action Streams: A New Idea for Social Networks

Brian Eno's New App Redefines The Concept Of An Album

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Brian Eno has created a new iPad app, Scape, that aims to revolutionise the concept of the 'album'. "I've got nothing against records - I've spent my life making them - but they are a kind of historical blip," says Brian Eno. We're in his Notting Hill studio talking about...
Brian Eno's New App Redefines The Concept Of An Album
Brian Eno's new iPad app 'Scape' lets you build intelligent, reactive ambient music
11-year-old wins $20k for creating app that deters people from texting while driving

Could a Motorola Nexus Brighten the Future for Android Tablets?

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Android-powered smartphones aren't much of an underdog anymore, but an entire class of less pocketable Android devices isn't leaping off the shelves so much as dying on the vine. Now that Google's sealed the deal with Motorola, should we expect a brighter future for Android tablets - or is the...
Could a Motorola Nexus Brighten the Future for Android Tablets?

WalkMe Walks You Through Websites

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A Tel Aviv startup, WalkMe, aims to do for your website what your UX team should have already done: make it easier for your users to understand. The service creates little pop-up bubbles over various points in order to lead your users through a typical interaction, be it a...
WalkMe Walks You Through Websites

Netflix Engineer Daniel Jacobson: The API at the Root of Your Business

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The first place I had ever seen an API actually at work was as part of an operating system. It was a strange OS at that, a permutation of CP/M that used a graphical front end called GEM, which would later be ported to the Atari ST. The definition was...
Netflix Engineer Daniel Jacobson: The API at the Root of Your Business

Facebook platform industry hires: Kenshoo Social, Nanigans, Shoutlet, Spruce Media, Socially Bright, Syncapse

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If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post. Also, please note that information about most new hires, below, comes either from the companies themselves or from company updates...
Facebook platform industry hires: Kenshoo Social, Nanigans, Shoutlet, Spruce Media, Socially Bright, Syncapse

Amber Case's Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology

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If you want to thrive in the future, it might help to read the manual. Software designer, CEO and 21st century renaissance woman Amber Case has published An Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology. It's a light-hearted guide to ideas that permeate our lives in networked societies whether we know it...
Amber Case's Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology

Wolfram, a Search Engine, Finds Answers Within Itself

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In Tuesday's New York Times, Steve Lohr reports on Stephen Wolfram, a 52-year-old scientist, software designer, entrepreneur and winner of the MacArthur prize, who three years ago created a new kind of search engine, Wolfram Alpha. Unlike Google or Microsoft's Bing, Wolfram Alpha does not forage the Web, but culls...
Wolfram, a Search Engine, Finds Answers Within Itself
Apple's Podcasts App No Longer Has Horrible Reel-to-Reel Skeuomorphism
SoundCloud partners with Ableton to offer free Pro subscriptions and direct uploading

John McAfee blogs for justice, issues $25,000 reward for those responsible in death of Gregory Faull

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John McAfee, famed anti-virus software designer, now a wanted suspect in Belize, has penned a post on his blog that states that if he’s captured, he has pre-written enough content to keep his site alive for at least a year and that he has set aside a reward of $25,000...
John McAfee blogs for justice, issues $25,000 reward for those responsible in death of Gregory Faull
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