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Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics   —  There is a new ubiquitous media brand on Twitter.  —  No, I'm not talking about Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media or BuzzFeed or The Verge, or any other investor-backed startup.  —  I'm talking about @HistoryInPics …
Jan 23, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Megan Garber / The Atlantic Online:
This Little House in Wyoming Didn't Just Get Flooded With Web Traffic From China   —  2710 Thomes Avenue in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is a house like many other houses in America.  It's a split-level; it has a pleasant brick facade; it boasts, if the season is right, a nicely maintained lawn.
Jan 22, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Court Rules That Yelp Must Unmask the Identities of Seven Anonymous Reviewers   —  Over the past few years, seven people have been so dissatisfied with the service they received from Hadeed Carpet Cleaning of Alexandria, Virginia, that they took to Yelp to air the details of their dissatisfaction.
Jan 10, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
From Stephen Colbert to Obama: the origin and evolution of Reddit's AMA   —  AMA: How a Weird Internet Thing Became a Mainstream Delight  —  Reddit's question-and-answer format imports the aspirational norms of honesty and authenticity from pseudonymous Internet forums into mainstream interviews.
Jan 9, 2014, 4:35 AMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
Three Silicon Valley startups aim to best Google with real-time satellite imagery of Earth   —  Silicon Valley's New Spy Satellites  —  Three startups are launching services—and orbiters—to provide real-time, better-than-Google imagery of the Earth.  —  Imagine an energy company which manages a pipeline through Canada's taiga.
Jan 8, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
How Netflix uses the 76,897 micro-genres it assigns to videos   —  How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood  —  If you use Netflix, you've probably wondered about the specific genres that it suggests to you.  Some of them just seem so specific that it's absurd.  Emotional Fight-the-System Documentaries?
Jan 2, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Taylor Clark / The Atlantic Online:
How Jesse Willms built an e-commerce operation the FTC says scammed consumers out of $467M   —  Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet  —  How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web  —  If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms …
Dec 29, 2013, 5:20 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Almost Human: The Surreal, Cyborg Future of Telemarketing   —  This is a story about how the future gets weird.  —  It's about how humans interact with each other, and machines, and systems that can only properly be called cyborg.  —  Let's start, though, with a man sitting on a couch.
Dec 21, 2013, 3:35 PMIn context
Fred Vogelstein / The Atlantic Online:
The Day Google Had to ‘Start Over’ on Android   —  Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft.  Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.  —  In 2005, on Google's sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many …
Dec 20, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
2013: The Year ‘the Stream’ Crested   —  The Stream is fun and fast, but don't you miss the sense of an ending?  —  The Stream has been the organizing metaphor for the web for the past several years.  In May 2009, a high-ranking editor of TechCrunch identified and summarized this grand shift …
Dec 15, 2013, 10:35 AMIn context

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