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Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Why You Should Want to Pay for Software, Instagram Edition   —  If you want to stop social networking services from exploiting your likeness for advertising, you've got to start paying up.  —  Instagram is changing its terms of use in January.  Included in the new legalese is one section …
Dec 18, 2012, 12:50 AMIn context
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
How the UN's ‘Game-Changing’ Internet Treaty Failed   —  German delegates on the fourth day of the 12-day-long World Conference on International Telecommunications (ITU/Flickr)  —  Did you know that, for the past two weeks, the future of the Internet has been at stake?  —  Yes, it has.
Dec 15, 2012, 4:20 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Why Google Maps Is Better Than Apple Maps   —  There's a simple answer: people.  —  For all of Google's reputation as a data-data-data company, the company's famed mapping product, which arrived on iOS early this morning, is good for a different reason: people.
Dec 13, 2012, 5:50 PMIn context
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
When the Nerds Go Marching In   —  How a dream team of engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google built the software that drove Barack Obama's reelection  —  Three members of Obama's tech team, from left to right: Harper Reed, Dylan Richard, and Mark Trammell (Photo by Daniel X. O'Neil).
Nov 18, 2012, 10:10 AMIn context
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
David Petraeus Was Brought Down by ... Gmail   —  The CIA director's path to resignation began with some email messages.  —  Reuters/Joshua Roberts  —  While David Petraeus was serving as a four-star general in the U.S. Army, he began exchanging emails with the woman who would eventually write his biography.
Nov 10, 2012, 2:00 PMIn context
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
Via @BarackObama, the Most Popular Tweet of All Time   —  This tweet, from @BarackObama, was sent about 30 minutes ago: … In that span of time, it became the most retweeted tweet of all time.  In that span of time, the note-image combo was retweeted — as of this writing — 298,318 times.
Nov 7, 2012, 12:25 AMIn context
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
After Google Glass: The Content of Our Augmented-Reality Future   —  The new Google FieldTrip app probes the question: What digital information do you want to see overlaid on the physical world?  —  A book in The Future.  —  It is The Future.  You wake up at dawn and fumble on the bedstand for your (Google) Glass.
Oct 29, 2012, 7:05 AMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Surmounting the Insurmountable: Wikipedia Is Nearing Completion, in a Sense   —  And that's something of a challenge for the collaborative encyclopedia going forward  —  Nearing completion?  Gaudí's Sagrada Familia and ... Wikipedia?  (Wikimedia Commons)
Oct 28, 2012, 12:20 AMIn context
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Dark Social: We Have the Whole History of the Web Wrong   —  Here's a pocket history of the web, according to many people.  In the early days, the web was just pages of information linked to each other.  Then along came web crawlers that helped you find what you wanted among all that information.
Oct 14, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google   —  It's impossible to create a perfect map, but that hasn't stopped Nokia from trying.  Here, we go inside the company's neverending drive to create a digital copy of the world.  —  Apple's maps are bad.
Oct 3, 2012, 9:35 PMIn context

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