dissabte, 27 d’agost de 2011

dijous, 25 d’agost de 2011

Steve Wozniak Comments on Jobs' Departure: "Most Important Technical Leader Ever" (Updated) [Video]

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After Steve Jobs' stunning resignation announcement today, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak described the outgoing CEO as the "most important technical leader ever" and an Ayn Rand-style objectivist to Bloomberg News. More »


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Article: Editorial: Initial Thoughts On Steve Jobs’ Resignation, And Apple Under CEO Tim Cook

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When the news broke earlier tonight that Apple’s Steve Jobs had stepped down from his duties as CEO, and had asked—humbly—to serve as the company’s Chairman, a director, and as a regular employee, our editors discussed whether we should share our thoughts beyond the specifics of the story. In the age of Twitter and mass over-editorializing, people now expect immediate reactions when any major story breaks. Yet as Apple has…
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dissabte, 20 d’agost de 2011

"Stocking" Is the New Best Stupid Internet Photo Fad [Memes]

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Planking? So earlier this year! Anyone can lie down on something. I do it every night on my bed. And I'm unconscious the whole time. But stocking—recreating the bizarre, hilarious world of stock photos—takes serious talent. More »


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diumenge, 14 d’agost de 2011

Welcome to Protests in the Social Media Age, Where Governments Openly Mull Controversial Bans on Mobile Services [Social Media]

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Today's sticky, ill-defined civil rights-related debate involves government, its people and the rights of each when there's a protest taking place in the middle of one of the most connected, social periods of human history. Let's discuss! More »


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divendres, 12 d’agost de 2011

UK riots: Having learned nothing from Arab Spring, Cameron pursues a social media crackdown

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"Everyone watching these horrific actions will be struck by how they were organized via social media. Free flow of information can be used for good. But it can also be used for ill. And when people are using social media for violence we need to stop them. So we are working with the police, the intelligence services and industry to look at whether it would be right to stop people communicating via these Web sites and services when we know they are plotting violence, disorder and criminality.”

Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain addressing Parliament during a special debate on the UK riots.

As others have noted online today, the difference between "rioter," "protester," and "dissident" is not much indeed when those in power start down this road.

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dissabte, 6 d’agost de 2011

This MMA Badass Braved the Fukushima Evacuation Zone Just to Feed Stray Dogs [Fukushima]

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Enson Inoue is a 5 foot 10, 210 pound, MMA heavyweight championship-winning, black belt-wearing, thrower of fists, knees, and other jabbing appendages. He also loves dogs enough that he risked massive radiation to help abandoned animals. This guy is good.

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