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Medium:
Spanish town uses Twitter for citizen-government communication, helping it operate more efficiently   —  The Incredible Jun: A Town that Runs on Social Media  —  We recently visited a small Spanish town that is using social media in a new way.  Our research lab is studying the town to learn …
Apr 20, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
David C. Brock / Backchannel:
Book excerpt from Moore's Law: How Gordon Moore shared his “law” with the world   —  How Gordon Moore Made “Moore's Law”  —  The definitive story behind the rule that explained why our world changed—and is still changing—at a rate that's still too awesome to grasp
Apr 17, 2015, 1:45 AMIn context
Dave McClure / Medium:
High private tech valuations the result of investors betting against doomed public incumbents unable to innovate   —  Bubble, My Ass: Some Unicorns Might Be Overvalued, But All Dinosaurs Gonna Die.  —  Summary: pundits argue billion-dollar startups are overvalued, but few realize …
Apr 12, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context
Susan Crawford / Backchannel:
Dozens of Connecticut towns are on a path towards installing wholesale fiber networks   —  At Least One State has a (Fiber) Backbone  —  Who's on track to get citizens high-speed Internet?  Hint: it's the only state with the word “connect” in its name.  —  Maybe you remember Sir Boss …
Apr 7, 2015, 11:02 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Snapchat cuts off third-party apps, expands bug bounty program, releases transparency report, and apologizes for past mistakes   —  Snapchat's Non-Vanishing Message: You Can Trust Us  —  A rare interview with Snapchat tech executives about a transparency report, a bug bounty program, a third-party app ban...and apologies
Apr 2, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Barack Obama / Medium:
Obama signs Executive Order authorizing targeted sanctions against perpetrators of cyberattacks, with threats from overseas a primary focus   —  A New Tool Against Cyber Threats  —  It's one of the great paradoxes of our Information Age—the very technologies that empower us to do great …
Apr 1, 2015, 10:45 AMIn context
Lauren Smiley / Matter:
The on-demand world isn't about sharing; it's about being served and self-isolation   —  The Shut-In Economy  —  In the new world of on-demand everything, you're either pampered, isolated royalty—or you're a 21st century servant.  —  Angel the concierge stands behind a lobby desk …
Mar 28, 2015, 9:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Backchannel:
Becoming Steve Jobs challenges Walter Isaacson's official biography with support from Jobs's inner circle   —  The War Over Who Steve Jobs Was  —  Walter Isaacson's official biography of Apple's genius leader is being challenged by a new book supported by Jobs's inner circle.
Mar 23, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Medium:
Medium's iOS app now lets you write and publish directly from your iPhone and iPad   —  Tell Your Story, Anywhere  —  Starting today, you can write and publish directly from your iPhone and iPad.  —  The new mobile Medium editor makes it easy share your stories and ideas on the go and …
Mar 19, 2015, 10:50 PMIn context
Astro Teller / Backchannel:
Google X head Astro Teller on origin of Google X, Project Loon, Glass, self-driving cars, Project Wing, and failure   —  How to Make Moonshots  —  Astro Teller says that at Google[x], failure is indeed an option.  So is changing the world. … Closing keynote of South by Southwest
Mar 18, 2015, 8:55 AMIn context

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