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April 2013

Monthly Archive

Apr 17

Portland/CreativeMornings – Andy Baio (Source:

Apr 16

So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, ’The good outnumber you, and we always will.’ Patton Oswalt, on his Facebook page

Apr 9

The purpose of an article page is to read the article. It’s not to show an advertisement. It’s not to get a click. It’s not to create a lead. It’s not to read related or recommended items. It’s to read the damn article! I think this sort of thing happens because nobody really believes they’re […]

If buyers start asking ‘does it have Facebook Home?’ — and I think many will — that will be bad news for both Google and Apple. However, the Google – Facebook war is sure to be more vicious than the Google – Apple war because Google and Facebook have the same customers: advertisers. Users are […]

Apr 6

Thoughts on Blink

Thoughts on Blink Some history of WebKit, Chromium and Blink

What Home allows Facebook to do is put Edgerank and people’s ‘social graphs’ on steroids by giving them easy access to their identities. A Facebook-centric phone that constantly tells you what you want to hear about yourself and your friends means that you’ll find less and less use for the rest of the Internet. And […]

Narratives of Manhattan Project secrecy | Restricted Data

Narratives of Manhattan Project secrecy | Restricted Data Interesting read about the different types of secrecy surrounding the Manhattan Project.

Apr 5

The Untold Story Behind Apple’s $13,000 Operating System

The Untold Story Behind Apple’s $13,000 Operating System Fascinating details about Apple’s early history. It is amazing what was accomplished with the technology of that time.

And most importantly it is Facebook, a company that is known to have played loose-and-easy with consumer privacy and data since its very inception, asking for forgiveness whenever we caught them with its hand in the cookie jar. I don’t think we can be that forgiving or reactive with Facebook on mobile. On Malik, Why […]