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1920s Metropolitan Line commuters had restaurant cars with breakfast http://t.co/CFeFrSVMvd (via @janethynne)
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Facebook is indeed, as Blodget says, extremely expensive relative to its expected earnings over the next year or two. But, unlike most businesses, Facebook’s long-term upside has nothing to do with it...
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My annual celebration of various materialist things this year includes loincloths, shoes with holes in them and, of course, the full list of super-hype software that any Apple fanboy must use at this ...
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Amazing how many people, even—especially—tech journalists, have been getting it wrong. Twitter and Facebook aren't targeting the same audience. What made Twitter so phenomenally successful was a combi...
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The Omnifocus Mac app window, showing the Perspectives settings panel. This is a powerful feature that allows you to conceal part of the app's inherent complexity when you want to. But Things allows y...
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I really, really hate Twitter's idiotic link shortening service t [dot] co. Loathe it.
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Facebook isn't staring into the abyss—yet. But Mr Zuckerberg, like many of his generation, appears structurally incapable of long-term planning. He should have been acutely concerned at the fact that ...
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When Microsoft set its sights on a market, it would squeeze the life out of the market leader like an anconda wrapping itself around its prey. Before it was done, the company struck numerous segments,...
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We launch about 500 changes to search a year, more than a change a day. So if you look at search like a complicated machine, like a giant jumbo jet—although it's probably, in some ways, more complex t...
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The way Compass works: you store each component of your stylesheet in a partials file. Your main css files will automatically be compiled by Compass in valid CSS from the corresponding scss files conc...
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I discovered by chance today that, although Google doesn't advertise the fact—probably to save itself embarrassment— Google+ profiles actually do have a real 'vanity' URL, providing you're happy about...
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Donald (@donaldjenkins) mainly writes about tech trends, especially anything to do with Apple, blogging and the cloud. He also occasionally covers current affairs. Read more
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Founded donaldjenkins.com (2005)