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Thomas E. Weber / The Daily Beast:
Cracking the Facebook Code   —  How does the social media giant decide who and what to put in your feed?  Tom Weber conducts a one-month experiment to break the algorithm, discovering 10 of Facebook's biggest secrets.  —  The more digital our daily lives become, the more perplexing the questions seem.
Oct 18, 2010, 5:30 PMIn context
Rebecca Davis O'Brien / The Daily Beast:
The Social Network's Female Props   —  Missing from what critics are calling the defining story of our age are female characters who aren't doting groupies, sexed-up Asians, vengeful sluts, or dumpy, feminist killjoys, says Rebecca Davis O'Brien.  By the time Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher's …
Oct 4, 2010, 4:10 AMIn context
Michelle Goldberg / The Daily Beast:
The Woman Who Beat Craigslist   —  Underage girls who say they were sold for sex on the site were behind the battle to shutter its adult-services section.  Michelle Goldberg reports on the inside story of their role—and the remarkable woman who led the fight.
Sep 29, 2010, 8:25 AMIn context
Rebecca O'Brien / The Daily Beast:
My Classmate Mark Zuckerberg   —  As the movie The Social Network rolls toward theaters, Rebecca O'Brien writes about Zuckerberg's reputation around Harvard, his fraternity nickname, and why Facebook was such a hit.  —  Hollywood biopics are often the inverse of political autobiographies …
Sep 8, 2010, 10:45 PMIn context
Leah Culver / The Daily Beast:
Is There a Gender Divide in Startups?   —  The blogosphere has renewed the debate about the gender disparity in the tech industry.  Leah Culver, co-founder of a successful microblogging site, shares what it's like on the frontlines of the startup sex wars.  —  This week TechCrunch editor …
Sep 1, 2010, 7:45 AMIn context
Emily Brill / The Daily Beast:
Harvard vs. Steve Jobs   —  Harvard Law star Jonathan Zittrain is an influential critic of Apple—so why doesn't he talk about donations to his research center from Steve Jobs' competitors?  Emily Brill investigates.  —  Professors at Harvard Law School's influential Berkman Center …
Jul 6, 2010, 12:25 PMIn context
Thomas E. Weber / The Daily Beast:
Why I Fired Steve Jobs   —  INNOVATION  —  As Apple's CEO introduces his new iPhone today, and its market cap passes Microsoft's, the man who infamously fired him, John Sculley, tells The Daily Beast's Thomas E. Weber about his regrets, their rift—and how their partnership could have worked …
Jun 9, 2010, 2:15 PMIn context
Philip Shenon / The Daily Beast:
The State Department's Worst Nightmare   —  Blogs and Stories  —  An Army intel analyst charged with leaking classified materials also downloaded sensitive diplomatic cables.  Are America's foreign policy secrets about to go online?  Philip Shenon reports.
Jun 9, 2010, 9:55 AMIn context
Brian Ries / The Daily Beast:
‘Almost Famous’ 2.0   —  AOL has launched a massive effort to interview every one of the 2,000 bands playing South By SouthwestâÂ"by enlisting everyday music fans to talk to their rock gods.  A peek inside the great fanboy-journalism experiment.  Jenn Metzler was unemployed …
Mar 12, 2010, 5:30 PMIn context
Blogs and Stories:
Will Google Save the News?   —  In Defense of Michael Phelps—Pot's New Golden Boy by Mike Edison  —  Blogs and Stories  —  While newspapers are dying, Google is consolidating its power.  Can the Internet giant be persuaded to share its profits?  —  In a period of epic economic crisis …
Feb 3, 2009, 6:25 PMIn context

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