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Anthony Weiner ad: Ready to be NYC mayor and keep privates off Twitter | Paul Harris

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In his new ad, Weiner stresses his work championing middle class causes and has plenty of scenes with his wifeWHOIs it really comeback season in America? After the stunning political rebirth of disgraced South Carolina ex-governor Mark Sanford, Anthony Weiner is certainly hopeful of his chances. The one-time liberal favourite...
Anthony Weiner ad: Ready to be NYC mayor and keep privates off Twitter | Paul Harris

The Big Roundtable Rethinks The Editorial Model For Long-Form Journalism, Hits Its Kickstarter Goal

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Michael Shapiro isn’t the sort of person I’d expect to look for ways to circumvent the gatekeepers of traditional journalism. He’s a professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, and he said he’s been published in The New Yorker, Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, and Sports Illustrated — in...
The Big Roundtable Rethinks The Editorial Model For Long-Form Journalism, Hits Its Kickstarter Goal

The World's Most Expensive Press Release [Wtf]

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The published rate for a full page color ad in the New York Times magazine is $107,075. Why, then, would one use such expensive ad space to re-run a bizarre and uninteresting press release? Don't know, but somebody did! More »...
The World's Most Expensive Press Release [Wtf]

This Branding Vigilante Is Saving His Town With A Rogue Website

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Last year was not a good one for Rockford, Illinois. First the New York Times Magazine published a photo and audio tour featuring two-dozen of the city's residents under the beleaguered banner "Portraits From a Job-Starved City." Then Forbes tapped the community as the 10th most dangerous town in America....
This Branding Vigilante Is Saving His Town With A Rogue Website

Pinterest, we’ve got a business model for you

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Pinterest, and sites like it, are valuable for driving traffic to retail sites. No doubt about it. However, the big value proposition that retailers and Pinterest may initially overlook is the underlying user data. Information from Facebook on user “interests” is nice, but it’s nothing compared to the kind of...
Pinterest, we’ve got a business model for you
Racial harmony and rocket-powered monorails: New York's 1962 mayor predicts 2012
How YouTube stars are made, and how they survive
After 2012 election, Republicans learn hard lessons about the power of social media

Kickstarter-funded MATTER hopes readers will buy into deep journalism [Interview]

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Kickstarter-backed long-form journalism project MATTER is now live with an innovative model. Its first featured story is called ‘Do No Harm,’ and focuses on a disturbing disorder: people who feel the need to have one of their limbs amputated, even though it is perfectly healthy. While the story’s premise is...
Kickstarter-funded MATTER hopes readers will buy into deep journalism [Interview]

Who Owns Your Personal History?

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In an era when nearly everything we do is recorded, we have less control over what we choose to remember, and perhaps more crucially, what to forget.One day in December 1955, former President Harry Truman, who had been living in Independence, Missouri since leaving the White House in 1953, arrived...
Who Owns Your Personal History?

Would you vote for Anthony Weiner? | Poll

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A New York Times Magazine cover story could be the first step in a possible New York mayoral run for the former Democratic congressman, who resigned in disgrace over a Twitter sexting scandal. Would you give him a second chance with your vote?...
Would you vote for Anthony Weiner? | Poll
Drawing The Line Between Clever And Creepy With Customer Data

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

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A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including the New York Times Magazine), and does so using only the tech on your wrist. It’s a great example of...
New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs
NFW: Adam Penenberg Joins PandoDaily as Editor

Before You Read The NYT Magazine Story On Tony Hsieh Taking Over Vegas, Check Out Our Photo Essay

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Reporter Timothy Pratt did an excellent job covering Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's big plans for Las Vegas in this weekend's New York Times Magazine. We also spent some time with Hsieh in Vegas to see how he's spending his $350 million investment, and put together a beautiful photo essay showing...
Before You Read The NYT Magazine Story On Tony Hsieh Taking Over Vegas, Check Out Our Photo Essay
Living without pain poses its own set of dangers

RT @Avinio New York Times Magazine declares the "death of the open web": http://nyti.ms/9HOgmt /Via @mitchjoel

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RT @Avinio New York Times Magazine declares the "death of the open web": http://nyti.ms/9HOgmt /Via @mitchjoel

Facebook Sheriff Joe Sullivan Decides When the Cops Get Your Data, Is Not Afraid to Call Your Mom

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via instartupland.com Well Forbes privacy reporter Kashmir Hill certainly showed her detractors! Earlier this week, Ms. Hill was taken to task for the fauxtroversy of getting pageviews for generously quoting from--and repeatedly linking to!--a New York Times magazine article about how companies like Target track personal data based on what...
Facebook Sheriff Joe Sullivan Decides When the Cops Get Your Data, Is Not Afraid to Call Your Mom

New York Times Game Lets You Blow Up the New York Times

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Now this is how you promote a long thinky story on the Web: Tack a free, super-easy shoot ‘em up game at the top. The story is a new piece in the New York Times magazine, about the rise of casual games like Angry Birds. The game lets you destroy,...
New York Times Game Lets You Blow Up the New York Times

Twitter Adds Another Ex-Googler And First Amendment Vet to Its Legal Team

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Twitter’s legal team has grown by one, as former Google deputy general counsel Nicole Wong joins the microblogging service. Wong, who announced her new position via Twitter, will serve as legal director for the company. Wong joins a number of former Googlers on the legal team, including general counsel Alex...
Twitter Adds Another Ex-Googler And First Amendment Vet to Its Legal Team
What it takes to be a teenage celebrity stalker
Homebrew neuroscience: the rise of 'stupid games'

Crashing a book on the financial crash: E-book bestsellers breakdown

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This weekly feature tells the backstory of how one e-book became a bestseller, and highlights bestselling titles that are selling more copies in digital than in print. This week’s featured title The book: “Unintended Consequences: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About the Economy Is Wrong” by Edward Conard (Penguin/Portfolio, list price...
Crashing a book on the financial crash: E-book bestsellers breakdown

‘Stupid Game’ a Smart Move for New York Times Digital

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About a month ago, New York Times Magazine digital editor Samantha Henig went down to the Times multimedia department’s second-floor headquarters with a schedule of upcoming articles. One immediately caught the department's eye. It was tagged "stupid games." “We’re gamers down here,” Times multimedia producer Jon Huang told Off the Record on Wednesday. “Right...
‘Stupid Game’ a Smart Move for New York Times Digital
New York Times writer taps startups for all the news that doesn't fit the print
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

No More Lulz: Should Weev, the World's Most Notorious Troll, Go to Jail for 'Hacking'?

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Hacking is really about making things better, but it's also about causing havoc, and Andrew Auernheimer's most infamous hack sits somewhere between the two. But according to a federal court in New Jersey, it leans in the latter direction. Yesterday it issued a guilty verdict that could land him in...
No More Lulz: Should Weev, the World's Most Notorious Troll, Go to Jail for 'Hacking'?
Two years in, here's how Baublebar is increasing women's metabolism for jewelry

7 stories to read this weekend

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What a week! Google I/O 2013 kept us busy and then last night it was Yahoo and Tumblr trying to get it on. I am just surprised I even had time to breathe, forget reading. But somehow I managed and here are seven gems I can recommend for your reading...
7 stories to read this weekend

GEORGE LUCAS IS WRONG: You Can't Survive A Nuclear Bomb By Hiding In A Fridge

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In "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," George Lucas has Indy hide in a refrigerator to protect himself from an atomic bomb. This was so dumb that, at the time, the phrase "nuking the fridge" became the new "jumping the shark" -- an expression that indicates...
GEORGE LUCAS IS WRONG: You Can't Survive A Nuclear Bomb By Hiding In A Fridge
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