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Steven Levy / Wired News:
Secret of Googlenomics: Data-Fueled Recipe Brews Profitability   —  In the midst of financial apocalypse, the gadflies and gurus of the global marketplace are gathered at the San Francisco Hilton for the annual meeting of the American Economics Association.  The mood is similar to a seismologist convention in the wake of the Big One.
May 23, 2009, 5:40 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Epicenter:
Stephen Wolfram Reveals Radical New Formula for Web Search   —  The home page is nearly blank.  At the center, just below a colorful logo, you'll find an empty data field.  Type in a phrase, hit Return, and knowledge appears.  —  No, it's not Google.  It's Wolfram|Alpha, named after its creator …
May 11, 2009, 8:15 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired News:
Steven Levy on the Promise and Perils of Divorcing Your Cable Company   —  Now, I don't want to wind up in hell.  But if that fate befalls me, I anticipate finding my cable provider roasting alongside me.  In fact, cable television service in general has a reek of Hades about it.
Apr 13, 2009, 8:30 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Epicenter:
Who's Messing With the Google Book Settlement?  Hint: They're in Redmond, Washington   —  Last October, Google settled the lawsuit brought against it by book publishers and authors concerning its massive book-scanning project.  The $125 million deal gives Google the right to store digital copies …
Mar 31, 2009, 3:50 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired News:
Ray Ozzie Wants to Push Microsoft Back Into Startup Mode   —  The keynote speaker at this past summer's TechReady conference—a gathering of 6,000 or so Microsoft engineers from around the world—was the company's chief software architect, Ray Ozzie.  This was not a routine appearance.
Nov 25, 2008, 7:05 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired News:
Inside Chrome: The Secret Project to Crush IE and Remake the Web   —  Brian Rakowski walks to the whiteboard in a small conference room in Building 41 on Google's Mountain View campus.  A lanky, gregarious man in his twenties, Rakowski is the product manager of a top-secret project that's been under way for more than two years.
Sep 2, 2008, 8:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired News:
Google Throws Open Rival for Wikipedia — Anon Authors Discouraged   —  Google announced on its official blog Wednesday the debut of Knol, a Wikipedia-like online encyclopedia penned by authoritative sources.  —  Udi Manber loves cartoons.  Not animations, but the single-panel graphics that appear in magazines like The New Yorker.
Jul 23, 2008, 5:50 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Newsweek:
Microsoft After Gates.  (And Bill After Microsoft.)   —  The icon of the tech world will focus on philanthropy as the company he founded faces turbulent seas.  —  In some respects, this week won't be terribly different for Bill Gates than the previous 1,712 weeks he has spent working full-time at Microsoft …
Jun 22, 2008, 3:35 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Newsweek:
Gone, Without a Trace   —  There will be a lot of desperate searches for lost MacBook Airs.  And can you really blame a guy for losing something called Air? … When something is thin enough to fit into an envelope, light enough to sit on your lap for a couple of hours without discomfort …
Mar 9, 2008, 8:05 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Newsweek.com:
The Future of Reading   —  Amazon's Jeff Bezos already built a better bookstore.  Now he believes he can improve upon one of humankind's most divine creations: the book itself.  —  “Technology,” computer pioneer Alan Kay once said, “is anything that was invented after you were born.”
Nov 18, 2007, 12:15 PMIn context

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