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via Feed: » stratechery by Ben Thompson http://stratechery.com

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The Onion once again captures the meta aspects of reporting on things like GamerGate.

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Finally, the sun began to set. Everyone packed up and left, leaving the Customer Experience Associates behind, toiling away into the evening. Ajay remained, watching us carefully. Eight was approaching and I was exhausted. Visualizing months of twelve-hour days in this office made me feel sick. I still hadn’t heard anything about salary, so when Ajay left the room briefly, I took the opportunity to find out. “Josh, this has been great—but how much does this pay?” I whispered to him, packing up my laptop. All of a sudden Ajay walked back in and Josh looked panicked. Ajay looked at us suspiciously, but turned his back for a moment. Josh silently mouthed, “Thirty … five … K… with benefits!” I could not leave fast enough. After I got home, my phone rang incessantly with calls routed through from Handybook. I turned it off and climbed into bed, wondering if the other Associates were still picking up.

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A co-founder reconstructs how a stalled product turned into a hit. The product is @instagram.

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I want 80 col amber in there.

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She Tweeted Against the Mexican Cartels. They Tweeted Her Murder.

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via The Verge - All Posts http://www.theverge.com/

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Inbox by Gmail is a new app from the Gmail team. Inbox is an organized place to get things done and get back to what matters. Bundles keep emails organized. See the Highlights without opening emails. Plan or procrastinate with Snooze, and get things done with Reminders.

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Your life on earth

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Local man uses Apple Pay to buy grocieries

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"If government doesn’t get simpler it will be intermediated away in forms we don’t desire." m with @mtbracken

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It’s a cool feature if you want it, but I have a feeling a lot of people are going to be turning it off.  ★ 

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Writing C in Cython

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“As Apple ups its game with two-factor authentication (you are using it, right?), you may find some of your apps suddenly stop recognizing your iCloud password.” From “App Specific Passwords” MacSparky - Blog http://macsparky.com/blog/2014/10/app-specific-passwords

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The chair of a House of Lords committee looking at drones was "horrified" when she recently discovered Google Maps

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Only 43 people in the world are known to have Rhesus-null blood, of whom a mere six are regular blood donors. They are “infinitely precious to medicine and science”. The “null” means that their blood has no Rhesus antigens; it can be used for transfusions without fear of rejection. “It’s the golden blood”. Those who have it can save “countless lives”. But their gift becomes a curse if they ever need a transfusion themselves

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A delightful Biddling of #gamergate, by @samfbiddle.

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