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Paul Ford / Medium:
Why do programmers keep making tools like email clients and todo list apps?   —  Doomed to Repeat It  —  Learning from the things we make over and over … There's always some big deal in email—in 2013 it was Mailbox, an app that made it easy to sort and process email.
Jul 21, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Andy Baio / Medium:
How to fake flawless predictions for any sports event or election using social media   —  How to Flawlessly Predict Anything on the Internet  —  Spark conspiracies, incite riots, and predict the future with a confidence scam for the Twitter era  —  On Saturday, a Twitter account appeared …
Jul 20, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Secret / Medium:
Secret raises $25M series B, launches ‘Collections’ feature and anonymous Facebook login   —  Onward  —  The next six months  —  Six months into growing and evolving Secret, our community has shown us how much demand there is for a social network centered around honest conversations.
Jul 14, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context
danah boyd / Medium:
We need to hold all companies accountable, not just Facebook, for how they manipulate people   —  What does the Facebook experiment teach us?  —  Growing Anxiety About Data Manipulation  —  I'm intrigued by the reaction that has unfolded around the Facebook “emotion contagion” study.
Jul 5, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Avish Bhama / Medium:
Tim Draper Wins Gov't Auction, Partners With Vaurum to Provide Bitcoin Liquidity in Emerging Markets   —  Draper intends to put newly purchased bitcoins to good use  —  We're delighted to announce that Tim Draper has won the US Marshals bitcoin auction and is partnering with Vaurum to provide bitcoin liquidity in emerging markets.
Jul 2, 2014, 9:35 AMIn context
Parker Higgins / Medium:
A bogus SoundCloud takedown reveals a much larger issue with private sites and the public domain   —  A bogus SoundCloud takedown reveals a much larger issue with private sites and the public domain.  —  I received a bogus copyright takedown notice for using public domain audio on SoundCloud yesterday.
Jun 29, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Medium:
Steven Levy leaves Wired for Medium to create “a new hub for tech stories that matter”   —  I'm moving to Medium  —  Creating a new hub for tech stories that matter  —  Anyone who's been in journalism for even a short time has become intimately familiar with the “change of venue” memo from a colleague.
Jun 25, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Vijay Pandurangan / Medium:
How logs of 173M NYC Taxi trips with poorly-anonymized driver data were easily deanonymized   —  On Taxis and Rainbows  —  Lessons from NYC's improperly anonymized taxi logs  —  Recently, thanks to a Freedom of Information request, Chris Whong received and made public a complete dump of historical trip and fare logs from NYC taxis.
Jun 23, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
Andy Baio / Medium:
How public profiles and friending could improve discovery in the App Store and help indie devs   —  Friending the App Store  —  How we discover games and apps is broken, hitting indie developers hardest.  Here's one way to fix it.  —  I love indie games, and follow the indie game scene pretty closely.
Jun 22, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
MG Siegler / Medium:
Amazon is first to offer free, unlimited, out-of-the-box photo storage with Fire Phone and the competition will need to follow its lead   —  It's No Longer A Smartphone, It's A Smartcamera  —  The truly disruptive feature of Amazon's Fire Phone  —  A few weeks ago, I lined up to take a picture …
Jun 18, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context

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