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Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Not Even Silicon Valley Escapes History   —  A revolution began here.  And this is what is left over.  —  The precise center of Silicon Valley when it was the most important manufacturing region on Earth is now home to Super Space Self Storage.  —  I was able to map this location thanks …
Jul 28, 2013, 11:25 PMIn context
Olga Khazan / The Atlantic Online:
The Creepy, Long-Standing Practice of Undersea Cable Tapping   —  The newest NSA leaks reveal that governments are probing “the Internet's backbone.”  How does that work?  —  In the early 1970's, the U.S. government learned that an undersea cable ran parallel to the Kuril Islands off …
Jul 18, 2013, 8:30 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
New Government Documents Show the Sean Parker Wedding Is the Perfect Parable for Silicon Valley Excess   —  Nothing says, “I love the Earth!” quite like bringing bulldozers into an old-growth forest to create a fake ruined castle.  —  Hey, if a billionaire couple wants to spend $10 million on their wedding …
Jun 4, 2013, 3:00 PMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Intel May Have Lost the iPhone Battle, But It Could Still Win the Mobile War   —  As CEO Paul Otellini steps down from his post, he leaves the Intel machine poised to take on the swarming ecosystem of competitors who make smartphone chips.  —  Forty-five years after Intel was founded …
May 16, 2013, 3:30 PMIn context
Brian Fung / The Atlantic Online:
Retwact: A Tool for Fixing Twitter's Misinformation Problem   —  Can an enterprising developer striking out on his own solve one of the social network's biggest flaws?  —  Even worse than the pornbots and trolls, one of Twitter's enduring drawbacks is that there's no reliable way to issue corrections with the service.
May 1, 2013, 9:35 AMIn context
Jordan Weissmann / The Atlantic Online:
The Myth of America's Tech-Talent Shortage   —  And what it should mean for immigration reform.  —  So it turns out the United States is not, in fact, the educational wasteland tech industry lobbyists would have you think.  —  Companies like Microsoft often claim that America is suffering …
Apr 29, 2013, 1:05 PMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Now, With No Further Ado, We Present ... the Digital Public Library of America!   —  Three questions with the project's executive director  —  Benjamin Sewall Blake jumping, ca.  1888. Francis Blake, photographer.  (Massachusetts Historical Society)  —  Two-and-a-half years ago …
Apr 19, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Quinn Norton / The Atlantic Online:
Life Inside the Aaron Swartz Investigation   —  A reluctant witness's account of a Federal prosecution.  If you haven't been following the case, start with the editor's note for context.  —  Once your life is inside a federal investigation, there is no space outside of it.
Mar 4, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
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

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