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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
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

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