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Secret Den:
Secret replaces photo library access with Flickr access, adds polls, moves to block posts with real names   —  Image search, Questions and Safety  —  When we first designed Secret, we set a few key principles.  Today, we're releasing an update focused on one of them: Words are the centerpiece.
Aug 22, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Rémi Rousseau / Medium:
Surgeon uses synchronized GoPros to record surgery, Oculus Rift to play it back for students   —  Virtual surgery gets real  —  What the Oculus Rift could mean for the future of medecine  —  Technological innovation takes time : virtual reality has been a thing in the medical field …
Aug 16, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Medium:
Anonymous email service Leak banned from using MailChimp and SendGrid APIs for not complying with “opt-in” policies, suspends service   —  Why we are forced to suspend Leak... for a while.  —  As you may know if you have read this post, Laurent and I launched Leak 11 days ago …
Aug 8, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Julio Alonso / Medium:
Spain's lower house approves tax on online news aggregators; requires paying for news snippets   —  The Story of Spain's Google Tax  —  As has happened elsewhere, France, Belgium and Germany come quickly to mind, Spanish newspaper editors have been arguing for long that Google is taking unfair advantage of them.
Jul 28, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Robin Sloan / Medium:
Why Minecraft is a phenomenon: it requires its players to co-create it   —  The secret of Minecraft  —  And its challenge to the rest of us  —  It's almost inevitable: I encounter Minecraft somewhere online—it's easy to do, because there's a lot of Minecraft out there—and I end up convinced I'm doing the wrong thing with my life.
Jul 27, 2014, 5:45 PMIn context
Anil Dash / Medium:
As messages intended for friends increasingly become media fodder, what does “public” mean?   —  What Is Public?  —  It's so simple, right?  —  Someone could make off with all your garbage that's put out on the street, and carefully record how many used condoms or pregnancy tests …
Jul 27, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
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

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
For Bing's Kevin White, red wine and data science are the perfect pairing  —  On paper, red wine and data mining hardly seem an appropriate pair.  One goes with meats, the other with user experiences.
Intel:
Intel Unveils 8-Core Processor Gaming Monster at PAX  —  Intel just announced its first 8 core, 16 thread gaming monster — otherwise known as the Intel® Core™ i7-5960X processor Extreme Edition desktop processor …
VMware:
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