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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
Conor Friedersdorf / The Atlantic Online:
How Americans Were Deceived About Cell Phone Location Data   —  Remember when multiple Obama Administration figures said the NSA doesn't collect it?  That wasn't true.  —  Shortly after the earliest articles sourced to Edward Snowden appeared, Americans newly aware of the cell phones …
Dec 15, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Why Did 9,000 Porny Spambots Descend on This San Diego High Schooler?   —  A voyage into the strange underworld of spambots, shady marketing, and non-human intelligence.  —  It was around 5pm last Thursday when Olivia, a San Diego high school student, noticed that something interesting was going on with her Twitter account.
Nov 29, 2013, 3:40 PMIn context
Bruce Schneier / The Atlantic Online:
The Battle for Power on the Internet   —  Distributed citizen groups and nimble hackers once had the edge.  Now governments and corporations are catching up.  Who will dominate in the decades ahead?  —  We're in the middle of an epic battle for power in cyberspace.
Oct 27, 2013, 9:45 PMIn context
James Somers / The Atlantic Online:
Disappointed with application-driven AI, Douglas Hofstadter seeks to recreate mind in software   —  The Man Who Would Teach Machines to Think  —  Douglas Hofstadter, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, thinks we've lost sight of what artificial intelligence really means.
Oct 27, 2013, 1:15 PMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
What Does It Mean for the U.S. to ‘Lose Control of the Internet?’   —  The NSA revelations have thrown open an Internet governance dispute that seemed resolved.  What's next?  —  Is the U.S. losing control of the Internet?  —  That's how some are interpreting a statement released in October …
Oct 19, 2013, 5:00 AMIn context
Emma Green / The Atlantic:
Watch Mark Zuckerberg Talk With Atlantic Editor in Chief James Bennet   —  Below, you can watch the full video of Atlantic Editor in Chief James Bennet's interview with Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder and CEO of Facebook, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Full editorial coverage is available …
Sep 19, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Alexis C. Madrigal / The Atlantic:
What Is Medium?   —  The site from Twitter's co-founders is one year old, and still mysterious  —  Just about a year ago, a new website from two of the founders of Twitter launched.  It was called Medium.  The new site was invite-only, but outsiders could read from various collections.
Aug 24, 2013, 12:05 PMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
This Software Won't Let You Look Away   —  The creepiest educational technology yet  —  Updated, 3:45pm.  —  It's hard to imagine a creepier educational technology than “FocusAssist,” a new feature announced by online training company Mindflash last week.
Aug 20, 2013, 10:00 PMIn context

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