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Steven Levy / Wired:
Nokia's Visionary Wants to Out-Design Apple   —  Marko Ahtisaari, head of Nokia's design studio.  Photo: nomadig/Flickr  —  Marko Ahtisaari spreads out several models of Nokia's new smart phone with the self-assurance of a Tiffany diamond salesman.  It is several weeks before the launch …
Sep 5, 2012, 1:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Marissa Mayer Has a Secret Weapon   —  Everyone agrees that one of Marissa Mayer's most urgent tasks at Yahoo will be hiring great managers and product people.  Yahoo's talent pool has been reduced to puddles, as the best techies have gone elsewhere and promising newcomers have come down with colorblindness when it comes to purple.
Jul 23, 2012, 2:40 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Big Tech: The Ultimate Googler Is Yahoo's Ideal CEO   —  Marissa Mayer begins her new job as Yahoo's CEO today.  Photo: marcusnelson  —  It was already 10:30 at night, after a very long day that had begun at the Great Wall of China.  A party of about 25 people had just finished a long meal …
Jul 17, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Google Glass Team: ‘Wearable Computing Will Be the Norm’   —  Even though I followed Google's I/O Conference from across the country, the event made it obvious that a company created with a strict focus on search has become an omnivorous factory of tech products both hard and soft.
Jul 1, 2012, 3:00 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Big Tech: Twilight of the Trucks: WWDC Was All About Apple's Big Bet on Mobile   —  Just as the farm truck has faded, so will the PC in Apple's world.  Photo: Puuikibeach  —  Almost exactly 2 years ago, Steve Jobs outlined his view of personal computing.  We used to be an agrarian nation …
Jun 12, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
All Things D is Haunted by the Man Who Isn't Here   —  This year, as with the last ten, several hundred top digerati have flocked to Southern California for the All Things D tech conference.  As in previous years, the roster of speakers, interviewed by conference runners Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher …
May 31, 2012, 11:00 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Can an Algorithm Write a Better News Story Than a Human Reporter?   —  Had Narrative Science — a company that trains computers to write news stories—created this piece, it probably would not mention that the company's Chicago headquarters lie only a long baseball toss from the Tribune newspaper building.
Apr 25, 2012, 8:40 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Going With the Flow: Google's Secret Switch to the Next Wave of Networking   —  In early 1999, an associate computer science professor at UC Santa Barbara climbed the steps to the second floor headquarters of a small startup in Palo Alto, and wound up surprising himself by accepting a job offer.
Apr 17, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Larry Page's First Year As Google CEO: Impatience is a Virtue   —  In January 2011, only hours before I had to send back the proofs for In the Plex, the news came out that Larry Page would be taking the helm of the company as the CEO.  The transition would occur on April 4 of that year.
Apr 4, 2012, 10:45 AMIn context
Steven Levy / Wired:
Living on a Stream: The Rise of Real-Time Video   —  A couple of weeks ago, I was talking to a friend about streaming.  I was marveling how easy it's becoming to beam a live video feed, anywhere, not only to a friend or a group, but, essentially, the entire world.
Mar 26, 2012, 5:45 PMIn context

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