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Time Traveling with 1940 Census Data

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Big data is usually discussed in terms of its applicability to business or scientific research, but it can be valuable for much more. Consider, for instance, the release of the 1940 census data by the U.S. National Archives earlier this week. Hey, they've even managed to find Jimmy Hoffa!...
Time Traveling with 1940 Census Data
Mark Zuckerberg Marries Priscilla Chan
Foursquare evokes location nostalgia with new history page

My instant review of the LOST finale

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Finally got to watch the LOST finale. Of course this is a spoiler, so if you haven't seen it, please don't read. 1. I loved it. 2. I have a feeling they didn't explain any of what happened in the last six years, but who cares. 3. It makes me...
My instant review of the LOST finale

Give His Regards to Broadway, But Andrew Lloyd Webber is Now Scoring Nintendo Games

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(Photo: Digital Spy) If getting the shit scared out of you at a Broadway showing of Cats was a rite of passage for you, then you’ll be pleased to know that the man responsible for that feline phenomenon is putting his immeasurable talents to good use by penning music for Nintendo Wii...
Give His Regards to Broadway, But Andrew Lloyd Webber is Now Scoring Nintendo Games

23snaps: A sweet, private social networking app for parents

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Despite what Facebook would have us all believe, social networking doesn’t have to be an open forum for sharing everything with everyone we’ve (n)ever met. Back in March, we wrote about Pair, a social network for couples which had hit 50,000 downloads and one million messages in four days. And...
23snaps: A sweet, private social networking app for parents

23snaps takes its private social networking app for families to Android

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Back in June we reported on 23snaps, which we called a sweet, private social networking app for parents. The only real issue was that it was for iOS only. Now, however, the “Facebook for parents” app has landed on Android too, letting all the mums and dads of the world...
23snaps takes its private social networking app for families to Android

Holiday travel: How to keep your PC connected on the road

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Weird cranberry sauce recipes, rambling stories from drunken uncles, and crowded freeways aren't the only perils of traveling away from home for the Thanksgiving holiday. Finding a working Wi-Fi connection can be a pain even in these widely web-enabled times, and that holds true even if you're walking around a major...
Holiday travel: How to keep your PC connected on the road

Reddit Readies For Brewing 'Inter-website War,' Bans Links to Gawker Media

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(Photo: Says-it.com) If websites on the Internet are one big dysfunctional family, Reddit and Gawker Media are the two drunken uncles who can't stop fighting over who has to go pick grandpa up at the airport. Now, the two sites are preparing for a grueling "inter-website war" that threatens to rob...
Reddit Readies For Brewing 'Inter-website War,' Bans Links to Gawker Media
Why Facebook wants you to friend Mom and Dad

The Very Best Tech Gifts In Every Major Category

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Like many of you, I'm spending Thanksgiving with my extended family.  And since I seem to be the only member of my family who knows how to turn on a smartphone or check email, my cousins, uncles, aunts, and parents have asked me over and over and over again what...
The Very Best Tech Gifts In Every Major Category

Pixykids looks to be the Facebook for kids and their families

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Though Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said he’s interested in opening up the social network to children under 13, he has yet to pursue the opportunity. And that has left the door open for a host of other start-ups trying to be the equivalent of Facebook for kids. Now, a...
Pixykids looks to be the Facebook for kids and their families
LazyTruth Chrome extension fact checks chain emails

Gifts are about to completely transform Facebook

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Today Facebook has announced something more important than you may realize: Facebook Gifts, and it’s happening just as we predicted. Facebook’s $80 million+ post-IPO acquisition of Karma was enough to raise questions as to what would happen next, considering that Facebook made it clear that this was not merely a talent acquisition. Now, the future of the Facebook...
Gifts are about to completely transform Facebook
What the Toronto Star, Chicago Tribune and other media companies have learned from publishing ebooks

My Lovely Parent online dating site: for when your mum needs a matchmaker

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Matt Connolly's mum wanted a 'knight in shining armor' - so he built her and other over-55 singles a website to help find oneIn a world that has specific dating sites for farmers, World of Warcraft players and Ayn Rand fans, it was inevitable that internet users would one day...
My Lovely Parent online dating site: for when your mum needs a matchmaker

Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless camera review

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Fujifilm confirms X-Pro1 at CES Fujifilm X-Pro1 interchangeable lens camera preview Sony Alpha NEX-7 mirrorless camera review Hear any mention of retro-styled cameras with exorbitant price tags and it's hard not to get suspicious. That kind of talk brings to mind Leica's incessant re-branding of Panasonic Lumix models, or...
Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless camera review
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