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Video! The search quality meeting, uncut (annotated)

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It took eight video cameras and 16 microphones, but we’ve done something new and special to give you another inside look at how search works. Today we’ve published, for the first time, a video with the uncut discussion of a proposed algorithm change (in this case, an upcoming change to...
Video! The search quality meeting, uncut (annotated)

Science fiction writer Cory Doctorow: Why I hate the iPad

venturebeat.com
Cory Doctorow, author of Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom and many other sci-fi novels and short stories, is also known as the in-house crusader against copyright and other intellectual property laws on the quirky blog Boing Boing. Doctorow has a following, so it matters when he publishes a...
Science fiction writer Cory Doctorow: Why I hate the iPad
Sincerely's New "Thoughtfulness Engine" Will Help You Remember Birthdays & Special Occasions, Won't Spam You With Alerts

Branching Out: How Josh Miller Went From Princeton Dropout to Alley Darling in Just Nine Months

www.betabeat.com
Mr. Miller (joshm.co) On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Josh Miller, the precocious 21-year-old Princeton dropout behind Branch, one of tech’s most buzzed-about new startups, took The Observer on a tour of the Obvious Corporation, a growing operation helmed by the cofounders of Twitter that advises and invests in an elite...
Branching Out: How Josh Miller Went From Princeton Dropout to Alley Darling in Just Nine Months

Are Apps Art? Some More So Than Others, Judging By This Exhibit

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A few of the featured apps. There's clearly quite a lot of creative talent being devoted to the creation of iOS apps. Even hipsters are flocking to the craft. But does something like Path really rise to the level of art? Yesterday, Betabeat ventured downtown to the Internet Week-pegged gallery...
Are Apps Art? Some More So Than Others, Judging By This Exhibit
Sincerely’s card-giving app evolves into a charitable giving app

US Navy finally starts replacing killer dolphins with mine-hunting Knifefish drones

www.extremetech.com
Our enlightened times now herald greater thoughtfulness towards our fellow sapients. New undersea robots like the Knifefish, together with a heavy dose of fiscal reality, have begun to close this chapter of military history....
US Navy finally starts replacing killer dolphins with mine-hunting Knifefish drones

Daring Fireball: The Kids Are All Right [del.icio.us]

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Daring Fireball: The Kids Are All Right [del.icio.us]

Switched On: Compromising positions

www.engadget.com
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Windows powers tablets and PCs. It supports desktop and "Windows 8-style" apps using touch and keyboard / mouse and can run on x86 and ARM CPUs. You can even get it on hardware from Microsoft and third...
Switched On: Compromising positions

Response to the Margaret Wente column that asks why bloggers are male

broadcasting-brain.com
I caught wind of this column via a Tweet from @suzemuse (Susan Murphy of Suzemuse).  Margaret Wente, a Toronto Globe and Mail columnist, published a column called Why are bloggers male?  She makes a number of interesting assertions on how blogging is a male activity and that women communicate...
Response to the Margaret Wente column that asks why bloggers are male
Postable Offers An Alternative To The Handwritten "Thank You" Card, With Results That May Fool Your Nana

There is an inverse relationship between level of anonymity and quality of conversation

37signals.com
37signals Answers (recently launched) is our first new app built with 37signals ID integration. That means everyone involved is using real names and avatars. And wow, what a difference it makes. Trading anonymity for accountability has led to radically improved conversations. I’d point to a specific example but it’s more...
There is an inverse relationship between level of anonymity and quality of conversation
Good Guy Greg Would Not Approve of Pressuring Girls Into Sex

With 200K Stories Shared, Storylane Launches An iPhone Reading App

techcrunch.com
Last year, Storylane launched a site for users to share stories that are a little more thoughtful or serious than what you’d find on other social media properties. And thanks to a recently launched iPhone app, you can now browse those stories when you’re on-the-go. The concept behind Storylane is...
With 200K Stories Shared, Storylane Launches An iPhone Reading App

Google confirms that it has hired Kevin Rose, Daniel Burka and other Milk employees

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Google’s Bradley Horowitz has today confirmed that the company has hired Kevin Rose and other members of the Milk team. It’s with excitement that I can confirm the rumors that +Kevin Rose +Daniel Burka (and other Milk folks) have joined Google! I’ve had a chance to get to know Kevin and Daniel a...
Google confirms that it has hired Kevin Rose, Daniel Burka and other Milk employees
Twitter Finally Ditches “50+”, New and Old Tweets Now Show Their Exact Counts Of Retweets and Favorites

The 12 Dos And Don'ts Of Gadget Gift Giving

www.businessinsider.com
There is no doubt that electronics is the season's hottest gift category. But there's more to giving a gadget than just clicking "buy" on the first device you see. A gadget gift, just like any other gift, goes over best when there's thoughtfulness and consideration behind it. After all, if...
The 12 Dos And Don'ts Of Gadget Gift Giving
Why HTML5 provided more tricks than treats in 2012

A Perfect Dichotomy

www.chrisbrogan.com
Holy cats! I stumbled into a storm. At play here: the difference between a business need and a passionate class of worker. Here’s the story: I am starting a new blog project. I asked my friend, John, if they designed logos, as he’s doing my site work. He said, no,...
A Perfect Dichotomy
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