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Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
How a small team inside Google built Stories, a tool that organizes photos into narratives   —  How to Teach Google What a Story Is  —  Google wanted to solve a problem we can all understand.  People take so, so many photographs and yet they actually do very little with them.
Jul 20, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Benj Edwards / The Atlantic Online:
How an enthusiast is trying to rebuild Prodigy, the online service that shut down in 1999   —  Rebuilding Prodigy, one screen at a time  —  Rebuilding Prodigy, one screen at a time  —  Michael Doino approached the late hours of October 1, 1999, with a lingering sense of dread.
Jul 14, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context
Adrienne Lafrance / The Atlantic Online:
Even the Editor of Facebook's Mood Study Thought It Was Creepy   —  Updated, Sunday, 5:44 a.m. Eastern.  —  Catching a glimpse of the puppet masters who play with the data trails we leave online is always disorienting.  And yet there's something new-level creepy about a recent study …
Jun 28, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
J.M. Berger / The Atlantic Online:
How ISIS, the militant group that recently seized Iraq's second-largest city, games Twitter   —  How ISIS Games Twitter  —  The advance of an army used to be marked by war drums.  Now it's marked by volleys of tweets.  —  The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Sunni militant group …
Jun 17, 2014, 3:40 PMIn context
Sara M. Watson / The Atlantic Online:
Why customized ads are so creepy, even when they miss their target   —  Why customized ads are so creepy, even when they miss their target  —  “What is it about my data that suggests I might be a good fit for an anorexia study?”  That's the question my friend Jean asked me after she saw …
Jun 17, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Tech Isn't All Brogrammers, It's Still Nerds Building New Things   —  R. Stanley Williams works at HP Labs, and he has for a long time.  In the video of him that I am watching, his pony tail flows out over his blue-collared shirt, and onto his lumpy sweater.
Jun 15, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
Google's Skybox acquisition helps extend global internet access, enables cloud service for data about Earth   —  Google Owns a Satellite Now  —  To understand the behemoth's $500 million purchase of Skybox Imaging, don't look to the sky.  The clouds will do just fine.
Jun 10, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Google's self-driving cars rely on highly-detailed pre-loaded digital street maps   —  The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work  —  Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.
May 17, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
The Atlantic Online:
Net Neutrality: A Guide to (and History of) a Contested Idea   —  This week, news broke that the Federal Communications Commission is considering new rules for how the Internet works.  —  In short: the FCC would allow network owners (your Verizons, Comcasts, etc.) to create Internet …
Apr 27, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
Police used aircraft over Compton, CA in 2012 to capture hi-res zoomable surveillance video   —  Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City  —  A sergeant in the L.A. County Sheriff's Department compared the experiment to Big Brother, even though he went ahead with it willingly.
Apr 22, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

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