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Sam Biddle / Gawker:
Writer whose post helped kick off #HasJustineLandedYet mob recounts meeting and apologizing to Justine Sacco, reflects on his own fumble with Twitter irony   —  Justine Sacco Is Good at Her Job, and How I Came To Peace With Her  —  The internet is a mountain, and if you climb that mountain …
Dec 20, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Allie Jones / Gawker:
After Twitter suspensions, ISIS moves to decentralized Diaspora to avoid censorship   —  ISIS Finally Finds a Social Network That Can't Suspend Their Accounts  —  After ISIS militants and supporters disseminated video and images of James Foley's brutal beheading on Tuesday …
Aug 21, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Kevin Montgomery / Gawker:
Restaurant Reservation Scalping Site Is Everything Wrong with SF   —  There are two things startups shouldn't f**k with in San Francisco.  One is parking, and the other is restaurants.  San Francisco is, after all, a city of foodies.  Techies write bots to score competitive reservations.
Jul 3, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Jay Hathaway / Gawker:
Dong Nguyen says Flappy Bird will return to the App Store, but not soon   —  Enjoy Your Life While You Can, Because Flappy Bird is Coming Back  —  The most addictive, dangerous new drug of 2014 is about to come back on the market.  Game developer Dong Nguyen has announced that his hit game Flappy Bird …
Mar 19, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Gawker:
GitHub co-founder on leave is Tom Preston-Werner, wife said to have intimidated others at the company   —  Meet the Married Duo Behind Tech's Biggest New Harassment Scandal  —  Sam Biddle and Nitasha Tiku  —  GitHub, an immensely popular and influential social network for software code …
Mar 17, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back   —  The four-story brownstone at 141 East 37th Street in Manhattan has no remarkable features: a plain building on a quiet tree-lined street in the shadow of the Empire State Building.  In the summer of 1920, Herbert O. Yardley …
Nov 12, 2013, 3:50 PMIn context
Taylor Berman / Gawker:
AT&T Partnered With DEA to Provide Access to 26 Years of Phone Records   —  Since at least 2007, DEA agents and local police detectives have had regular access to a gigantic database that contains detailed records of every American phone call that's passed through an AT&T switch in the past 26 years.
Sep 2, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context
Sam Biddle / Valleywag:
AOL CEO Apologizes for Public Shame-Firing   —  It turns out, even Tim Armstrong finds Tim Armstrong obnoxious—the trouble chief of AOL just sent an apology email to his company for firing a subordinate on a conference call.  —  The email is carefully pasted here in its entirety:
Aug 13, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Massive Bitcoin Business Partnership Devolves Into $75 Million Lawsuit   —  Bitcoin, the virtual currency libertarian geeks expect us all to use to pay for pizza in the future, has had a rough few weeks.  A series of booms and busts have sent shivers down the spines of Bitcoin enthusiasts.
May 3, 2013, 12:45 AMIn context
Cord Jefferson / Gawker:
Did Reddit's Boston Bomber Sleuthing Actually Turn Up a Decent Piece of Evidence?  (UPDATE)   —  For the past few days, Reddit's quest to ferret out the Boston bombing culprits with the powers of the internet has come across as juvenile at best, embarrassingly paranoid at worst.
Apr 19, 2013, 12:00 AMIn context

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