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Top Charts in Google Trends--The most searched people, places and things
Xbox One Makes The Console Gaming Experience Less Lonely

Paying to send emails will help consumers recognise the value of data

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As large corporations hoard information, Esther Dyson says charging would also increase business opportunitiesEsther Dyson is well-known in Silicon Valley for her ambitious and otherworldly investments. Her projects include the genetics testing service 23andme, along with a cluster of health and commercial space startups; she has taken to wearing a...
Paying to send emails will help consumers recognise the value of data

The future is digital. Britain must not be left behind | David Puttnam

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With our workforce, markets and infrastructure, we could be the world's best launching pad for entrepreneursFilm and the other creative industries are being transformed by digital technologies. Were I daft enough once again to find myself as a "working producer", I'd be dealing with the impact of every kind of...
The future is digital. Britain must not be left behind | David Puttnam

Oh Goody, McSweeney’s Did a Kickstarter Page for Greece

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via McSweeneys.net If our calculations are correct, it took Yelp seven years to get the McSweeney's treatment. The San Francisco company finally made its debut in 2011 with Alex Buckey's brilliant, "Ernest Hemingway, Yelper." As more evidence of the swelling Kickstarter zeitgeist, it only took the New York startup three...
Oh Goody, McSweeney’s Did a Kickstarter Page for Greece
Google CEO Page knocks antitrust regulators at first public appearance in months [video]

Clint Eastwood's RNC Obama chair gets own Twitter account

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Wow. It doesn't take long for Twitter to tap into the cultural zeitgeist. Invisible Obama, fast made famous at tonight's RNC, goes from zero to nearly 20K followers in the span of less than an hour. [Read more]...
Clint Eastwood's RNC Obama chair gets own Twitter account
Can The Wild West Of Music Discovery Be Tamed By One Startup?

New phrase, welcome to the zeitgeist/twitterverse.

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New phrase, welcome to the zeitgeist/twitterverse.

Video gaga: How technology is transforming live concert bootlegging

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“If you put your cameras down you might be able to live in the moment,” chided Ian Brown, frontman of iconic Mancunian indie band The Stone Roses. Those were among the first words uttered by Brown during the band’s first comeback gig in May 2012, after a 16-year hiatus. But...
Video gaga: How technology is transforming live concert bootlegging

Google now offers Top Charts and visualization tool for trending topics

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Instead of waiting until the end of the year for Google's annual Zeitgeist, you can now find out what's trending in any given month with a new Top Charts feature from Google Trends. Updated monthly and going back to 2004, Top Charts is built on the Knowledge Graph, so...
Google now offers Top Charts and visualization tool for trending topics

Titanic tweets: Some say they didn’t know Titanic wasn’t ‘just a film’

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Social media is a great tool to capture the zeitgeist of the moment, and the Twittersphere has lit up as users talk about the centennial of the Titanic disaster and the 3D re-release of James Cameron’s epic 1997 film. Read full article >>...
Titanic tweets: Some say they didn’t know Titanic wasn’t ‘just a film’

The Future, as Imagined by Google

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At Google's Zeitgeist conference, its chairman, Eric E. Schmidt, described a long-term future in which life is managed by robots -- and one a little bit closer to reality in which billions more people can access information with new devices and connectivity....
The Future, as Imagined by Google

Watch the world unfold in real-time with geo-located tweets

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It is Saturday. Which means you probably have nothing better to do than go to a beauty show in a home in central China. Or join Dionysus at a cafe in Rome. Or, possibly, be on the lookout for small dogs in Alaska. If you’re considering any of those things,...
Watch the world unfold in real-time with geo-located tweets

Report: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer looking to snag Google's Henrique De Castro

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Henrique De Castro A new report from tech website AllThingsD suggested Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is currently ramping up efforts to poach a key Google advertising executive, Henrique De Castro, for either a COO or lead ad role. AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher, who cited “sources close to the situation” and “numerous...
Report: Yahoo's Marissa Mayer looking to snag Google's Henrique De Castro

Brandon Generator: A new anti-hero boosts interactive storytelling for IE9 users

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Interactive storystory telling just got a new anti-hero. Introducing Brandon Generator, the would-be author who is wrestling with writer’s block. The animated story is a collaboration between Edgar Wright, director of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, and renowned Marvel and Lucasfilm illustrator, Tommy Lee Edwards. The first edition is already live and there will be...
Brandon Generator: A new anti-hero boosts interactive storytelling for IE9 users
Apparently, It's Time To Mock The Rich And The Geeky In Silicon Valley Again

Odeo Profile

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Company: Odeo Location: San Francisco Status: Private Beta What is it? Odeo will be a a podcast service that lets users search, find, and subscribe to podcasts, as well as a tool to create your own podcasts with minimal hardware. Odeo is built on Rails. In their own words, “Hi....
Odeo Profile

Whitney Houston earns top spot among Google's 2012 searches

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Gangnam Style, Hurricane Sandy, the iPad 3, Diablo 3, and Kate Middleton also scored spots among the top ten searches, according to Google's 2012 Zeitgeist. [Read more]...
Whitney Houston earns top spot among Google's 2012 searches

Larry Page on Tour: Our Big Bets Do Work Out

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Google CEO Larry Page is on a public speaking rampage this week, with at least three different appearances after having previously given a total of one press interview and a smattering of quarterly earnings calls in his first year of CEO. Talking to Google partners at the Zeitgeist event in...
Larry Page on Tour: Our Big Bets Do Work Out

Swedish Piracy Crackdown: #2 Torrent Site Calls It Quits

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On February 1st, Sweden’s Supreme Court announced that it would not be granting leave to appeal in the long-running Pirate Bay case. This means that the prison sentences and millions of dollars in fines previously handed out to the four defendants will stand. Quickly, prominent copyright enforcers for the entertainment...
Swedish Piracy Crackdown: #2 Torrent Site Calls It Quits

Software: The new networking paradigm

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VMware’s Herrod discussing the software-defined data center at Structure.VMware’s planned acquisition of Nicra for $1.25 billion represents the evolution of networking beyond the hardware-dominated point of view that has sustained the industry for decades. On the same day Cisco said it would cut 2 percent of its workforce, VMware said...
Software: The new networking paradigm

Google Glasses have been teased more than any other Google product, is it close to release?

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Google doesn’t make it practice of teasing things before they’re released. Usually, things like Google+ just “happen”, and we’re left to wonder what the story is behind the project. Sure, we hear a lot of about the self-driving car, but there are legal reasons why we all can’t buy one...
Google Glasses have been teased more than any other Google product, is it close to release?

Larry King Returns: New show kicks off on Hulu Tuesday

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You can suspend those suspenders for only a while. Seventy-eight-year-old TV interview legend Larry King will make his return from a two-year retirement Tuesday with a new half-hour interview show debuting in the early evening on Hulu and Hulu Plus. His first guest: Family Guy and Ted creative mastermind Seth...
Larry King Returns: New show kicks off on Hulu Tuesday
Are You Building A Company, Or Just Your Credentials?

Start-ups are great, but we can learn a lot from "end-ups," too

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At last week’s DLD Conference in Munich, I had the opportunity to sit onstage with the co-founder and CPO of Airbnb, Joe Gebbia. We started by discussing the unique creative culture at Rhode Island School of Design, where Joe went to college, and where I currently serve as president. Joe...
Start-ups are great, but we can learn a lot from "end-ups," too
Google CEO Larry Page talks Apple, self-driving cars, and scaling bigger
The dirty secrets in the viral video sausage factory

The Database of Intentions Is Far Larger Than I Thought

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Way back in November of 2003, when I was a much younger man and the world had yet to fall head over heels in love with Google, I wrote a post called The Database of Intentions. It was an attempt to explain a one-off reference in an earlier post -...
The Database of Intentions Is Far Larger Than I Thought

We we should be excited about the future

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Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO, X Prize Foundation speaking at Google’s Zeitgeist 2012....
We we should be excited about the future
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