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Caleb Garling / Backchannel:
The rise and fall of Internet Underground Music Archive, a file sharing site founded in 1993   —  How Digital Music Missed Its Big Chance  —  Before MySpace, Napster, Spotify or Soundcloud, there was IUMA. … IUMA, co-founded by Patterson, was the first major online outlet where fans …
Dec 14, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
M.G. Siegler / Medium:
As tweeting screenshots of text goes mainstream, maybe it's time for Twitter to officially support posting of longer text snippets   —  Hacking The Tweet Stream  —  With pictures of text.  Weird, I know.  —  The single greatest strength of Twitter has always been its simplicity.
Dec 14, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Sriram Krishnan / Medium:
Uninformed reactions to the Uber rape case in India play to existing biases   —  In defense of Uber in India  —  It's pretty frustrating to follow the press coverage of Uber rape case in India on sides of the world.  What is a terrible tragedy—the details are awful and stomach churning …
Dec 8, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context
Scott Rosenberg / Backchannel:
Why tech giants create new programming languages, and how Go and Swift reflect their creators   —  My Computer Language is Better than Yours  —  Go and Swift take another step up the programming-language ladder … Google has Go, first conceived in 2009.  Facebook introduced Hack last spring.
Dec 6, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Ted Livingston / Medium:
Kik founder: young consumers who haven't settled on banking, shopping and gaming services are key to building a WeChat-like platform in developed markets   —  The Race to Become the WeChat of the West  —  I remember pitching Kik to investors in 2009.  It was the most frustrating experience.
Dec 1, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
Chris Messina / Medium:
Chris Messina, former UX designer for Google+: “Google+ is confused and adrift at sea”   —  Thoughts on Google+  —  I f**ked up.  So has Google.  —  It's been over a year since I left Google.  Over 450 days, actually.  During that time, I joined and left a startup; traveled to Paris (twice).
Nov 30, 2014, 6:50 PMIn context
Mike Sall / Medium:
Medium open-sources Charted, a free data visualization tool   —  Introducing Charted  —  A new way to share data  —  A year ago, the Product Science team at Medium created the first version of Charted, an internal tool to help us easily share charts.  It has since become indispensable …
Nov 25, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Ben Huh / Backchannel:
How Cheezburger survived 3 years of turmoil to create a platform for remixing funny images   —  Rewriting Cheezburger Saved My Life  —  Please You Download It … I want to tell you the entire story of how this app came to be, with all the guts and gore.
Nov 23, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Lane Wood / Medium:
Pando founder Sarah Lacy's allusions to physical threats distort media narrative on Uber scandal   —  Here ego again.  —  There's something unsettling about all this Uber stuff.  —  Maybe it's the fact that I have to wade through all the technorati tweets about “#Ubergate” …
Nov 21, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
The Physics arXiv Blog:
As scientific publishing goes digital, researchers increasingly cite older work in papers   —  The Extraordinary Growing Impact Of The History Of Science  —  Old scientific papers never die, they just fade away.  Or they used to.  Now electronic publishing has made old papers as easy to find as new ones …
Nov 16, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context

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