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Young Men Prefer Facebook And Email Over Sex

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Young Men Prefer Facebook And Email Over Sex

Zynga Has Acquired Another Mobile Game Studio (ZNGA)

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Zynga has bought November Software, a small game studio working on a mobile title called Battlestone. Battlestone is a so-called "midcore" game that sits between traditional console titles, which are typically hardcore shoot-'em-up games targeted at young men, and the casual, social titles Zynga's better-known for, like FarmVille. (Some older...
Zynga Has Acquired Another Mobile Game Studio (ZNGA)

Surprise, Surprise? A Lot of People (Especially Women) Really Like Free-to-Play Games.

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With this year’s Game Developers Conference around the corner, it’s open season for industry-commissioned studies of who’s playing what and why. Just this morning, we learned that having a better phone screen makes gamers more likely to drop money on in-app purchases. Now a new demographics report is out from...
Surprise, Surprise? A Lot of People (Especially Women) Really Like Free-to-Play Games.

Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

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Foxconn has been planning to buy 1 million robots to replace human workers and it looks like that change, albeit gradual, is about to start. The company is allegedly paying $25,000 per robot – about three times a worker’s average salary – and they will replace humans in assembly tasks....
Foxconn Allegedly Replacing Human Workers With Robots

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

2011 census results: how many people live in your local authority?

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And how old are they? The Census 2011 first results are out - find out what it tells us about England and Wales today• Interactive map• Get the data• Data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianCensus 2011 has finally produced some real data. The ten-yearly event may be controversial,...
2011 census results: how many people live in your local authority?
Reality Check: Foxconn workers upset about new labor standards, want to work crazy overtime

New study indicates that teens are liars, parents morons when it comes to online porn

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Let’s see if this trips your BS sensor: according to a new study, executed by McAfee, 32% of teenaged folk in the United States have watched pornography online. You’re laughing, right? I thought so.  The study has an even better number to report, however. Ready? Here goes: only 12% of...
New study indicates that teens are liars, parents morons when it comes to online porn

Why You Won't Quit Your Job

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When I began writing Passion & Purpose in 2009, I met Susan, a young woman on the brink of quitting her investment banking job to pursue her lifelong passion of starting a nonprofit. A year later, when I asked how her new venture was going, I was surprised to hear...
Why You Won't Quit Your Job

Target to promote products endorsed by Wired, including Fitbit and Belkin WeMo

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Target is launching a new campaign to promote electronics endorsed by Wired editors in its stores and online. It’s not the first time the retailer has partnered with an editorial brand: Target recently started including CNET reviews alongside certain electronics products in its stores, and CNET reviews appear alongside hundreds of...
Target to promote products endorsed by Wired, including Fitbit and Belkin WeMo
My lockdown: here's what it was like living in Boston this week

Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan

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Adolfo Farsari was quite a character.  An Italian who emmigrated to the USA with the sole intention of fighting in the Civil War (he was a fervent abolitionist) he eventually arrived in Japan.  He was one of the few foreign photographers allowed to set up shop there in 1880s....
Adolfo Farsari – The Man Who Shot Old Japan

Men hooked on the web - even in bed

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Almost all young men use the internet every day, and it is the technology they are most attached to, according to new study. Research conducted by Sparkler for Microsoft Advertising across the UK found that 99% of young males go online either every day or nearly every day, and half...
Men hooked on the web - even in bed

Why Typesetting Is the Career of the Future (or Was—in the 1940s)

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A 1947 vocational film from the Your Life's Work series, courtesy of the Prelinger Archive, encourages young people to find jobs in printing. "The printing industry needs young men and women in its composing rooms, where thoughts and ideas are fashioned into type; it needs mechanically minded young men...
Why Typesetting Is the Career of the Future (or Was—in the 1940s)
Google Street View Camera Catches Kid Pointing a Gun at It

'What's so good about the iPhone 5? It's a new phone, that's what's so good'

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If the people in the queue outside the Apple store in London are all on the level, they're all madIs it possible to fall in love with a brand? "Not when you're 60-odd," Gerard told me. "Maybe when you're young." He needed an iPhone 5 because he'd just bought an...
'What's so good about the iPhone 5? It's a new phone, that's what's so good'

Young Men Prefer Facebook And Email Over Sex

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A growing number of young men in UK prefer checking emails and browsing through social media sites like Facebook over sex, according to a new study conducted in UK by Sparkler for Microsoft Advertising. The study revealed that 38% of men are so addicted to Internet that they have...
Young Men Prefer Facebook And Email Over Sex

JackThreads Introduces ‘Jill Says’ Female Shopping Companions

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How do you entice young men to go clothes shopping online when they’d rather be playing video games with their friends? The answer for JackThreads, an online retailer for men’s fashion, is to offer them virtual female shopping companions....
JackThreads Introduces ‘Jill Says’ Female Shopping Companions

Loaded founder James Brown: My digital life

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The former GQ editor, who is now Sabotage Times chief and a media consultant, talks to John PlunkettAs the founding editor of Loaded, James Brown redefined magazine publishing and set the cultural agenda for a generation of young men.After editing GQ and founding - then selling - his own publishing...
Loaded founder James Brown: My digital life

Rich men love Pinterest too (infographic)

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Scrap everything you think you know about the people of Pinterest. Pinterest, the insanely buzzy invite-only digital pin-board site, has been pegged as the online place where 35 to 44 year-old Suzy homemakers congregate to swap recipes and fashion finds. That characterization may be true of members in the U.S.,...
Rich men love Pinterest too (infographic)

A Googlers Take On Apple's New iAd (AAPL, GOOG)

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After Apple announced its new mobile ad format we reached out to a source who works on ad products for Google to get his take. Our source wants anonymity for obvious reasons. She admits she's biased, but adds, "I am representing the views of my customers." Here's a few problems...
A Googlers Take On Apple's New iAd (AAPL, GOOG)

Hollywood Hackers Vs. Reality

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Perhaps no single "demographic" is more misunderstood (and feared -- especially post-SOPA debacle) by Hollywood than "The Hacker." In the hands of the movie machine, hackers are portrayed as fast-talking (and fast-typing) young men (and very occasionally, women) with unfortunate hairdos, huddled around multiple screens making use of thoroughly impractical...
Hollywood Hackers Vs. Reality

You're dead to me: Facebook prank shows how social media is (still) bad at death

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Have you ever told someone they’re dead to you? Now, you can make it happen — on Facebook at least. BuzzFeed reports that it’s, well, dead easy to turn someone’s Facebook profile into a frozen memorial page. It works like this: simply send the email address of your friend (or...
You're dead to me: Facebook prank shows how social media is (still) bad at death
Greek police Photoshop away bruises in mug shots, prompting public outcry
From pre-PC to post-PC: Happy birthday, Microsoft

Code as photo-op

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There's an article in today's NY Times about a group of four NYU comp sci students who are embarking on a great adventure to create a decentralized version of Facebook, where the data is under the user's control. This goal is right on, it's something I've written about many times,...
Code as photo-op
Grave mistake: the controversial, high-tech search for John Wayne Gacy's lost victims
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