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Joel Benjamin Henry Blodget: Let’s jump right in. What the hell happened with the Fire phone? Jeff Bezos: First of all, it’s really early. We’ve had a lot of…

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Ever since the torture report was released last week, U.S. television outlets have endlessly featured American torturers and torture proponents. But there was one group that was almost never heard from: the victims of their torture, not even the ones recognized by the U.S. Government itself as innocent, not even the family members of the ones they tortured to death. Whether by design (most likely) or effect, this inexcusable omission radically distorts coverage.

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When it comes to turning your big idea into a proposal that you want to submit to a conference, there are no real rules or patterns to follow beyond “just do your best” and perhaps…

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I made a site that generates a meandering essay to kill however much time you want, starting w a topic of your choice

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Sortingh.at is an interactive tool to give you a personalized list of resources for making your first game.

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★ Yahoo’s Decline:

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I made a site that generates a meandering essay to kill however much time you want, starting w a topic of your choice

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★ Yahoo’s Decline:

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This is straight FIRE from @britrbennett on the self-satisfied half-measures of the privileged

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My Wired feature on media startups is now online (but definitely worth checking out in print)

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- sharing economy relies on grinding poverty

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On Delta, you can change the URL of your boarding pass and get someone else’s, excellent find @thedanigrant

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“Like our software, our society just kind of happened over the years…”

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We've unmasked "Witness 40," the Ferguson grand juror who spun a preposterous eyewitness tale... #witness40

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I met Larry Lessig in an empty train, one cold evening of November 2013, somewhere between Marseille and Paris. He had boarded before me and was trying to force the door into the sitting…

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Your app might not need as many permissions as it is requesting:

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TECHNOLOGY NOTES December 4th, 2014 The problem is one of too many hammers and not enough nails. I would love to know how much time I have spent over the last…

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from Daring Fireball Nice piece by Will Leitch on the end of The Colbert Report, and along with it, Colbert’s blowhard politico persona. Part of what makes his upcoming role as the new host of The Late Show, as himself rather than the character, is that we don’t really know what we’re going to get yet.  ★ 

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RT @kjhealy: Still wondering which text editor to use? Consult the definitive "Text Editors in the Lord of the Rings".

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The State of Consumer Technology at the End of 2014 - stratechery by Ben Thompson via Instapaper http://stratechery.com/2014/state-consumer-technology-end-2014/

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