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Ian Kennedy
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Alameda peeps - last chance to donate your old soccer gear! Message me before we pack everything up for Africa.
When Anne-Marie Mitchell was younger, she played with the Alameda Soccer Club. Now she's a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa and is returning home to visit Alameda. While here, Anne-Marie is asking f...
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Almost lost to the sands of time but resurrected thanks to YouTube and early-internet archivist Mike Popovic comes a short segment on “mob logging,” an early form of of self-expression, that involved taking a photo on your dumb phone and uploading it to a…
Almost lost to the sands of time but resurrected thanks to YouTube and early-internet archivist Mike Popovic comes a short segment on "mob logging," an early form of of self-expression, that involv...
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Popping filter bubbles at SmartNews

It’s now just over a month since I joined SmartNews and I am digging into what’s under the hood and the mad science that drives the deceptively simple interface of the SmartNews product. On the surface, SmartNews is a news aggregator. Our server pulls in…
It's now just over a month since I joined SmartNews and I am digging into what's under the hood and the mad science that drives the deceptively simple interface of the SmartNews product. On the sur...
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Coppola’s wife, Eleanor, chronicled the filming and production of his masterpiece Apocalypse Now in the documentary Hearts of Darkness, A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse. It’s an fascinating film, a meta-commentary of the American film industry as a metaphor for…
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Variety reports that the TV sitcom Modern Family is going to film an entire episode featuring the UI of phones, laptops, and tablets as a way to tell a story. The idea came from a short film, Noah, that debuted at the 2013 Toronto Film festival and won…
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  • SmartNews
    Director of Media & Technology Partnerships, 2015 - present
  • Gigaom
  • Nokia
  • Yahoo!
  • Six Apart
  • Dow Jones & Company
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I'm a media plumber.
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  • occidental college
  • middlesex school
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Twitter outage makes three
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Google Chat and Windows Azure outages are one thing. The latest Twitter meltdown, on the other hand, has Twitter addicts dealing with withdr

How Facebook built its Timeline feature
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Facebook's Timeline feature is the result of an engineering effort that was the equivalent of building a racing bike customized for a specif

Valais Sunrise by Andreas Resch
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Some of the highest peaks of Switzerland - on the right the famous Matterhorn. Panorama of 3 images. Please view the large version.

Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort
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Writer-turned-venture-capitalist MG Siegler recently reignited a long-standing debate over whether blogs should have comments or not. Critic

Bing Goes Sleek and More Social
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Microsoft's revamped search engine shows promise — if users can adapt.

tokyohometown
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Tokyo Hometown: A blog showing the wonderful and quirky everyday of Tokyo.

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TechCrunch | Are You Building The Right Product?
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I was recently asked to spend some time with an early stage startup that has a revolutionary new product. I asked them if they thought they

The Largest Ocean Liner in the World
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While we’re making lists, Finland topped another one earlier this week with the launch of the Oasis of the Seas which was built in the STX shipyard in Turku

TV disruption: It's not about the cord
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The power of network owners to bundle channels together -- to force pay-TV operators as well as subscribers to buy programming as a package

How to stand out in the app development game
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With more and more developers jumping on the mobile apps bandwagon, standing out in the sea of apps is becoming more difficult. There are 25

Your guide to the new paidContent
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Things look a little different around here today. Early on April 3, paidContent moved to a new platform. Here, we tell you what stays the sa

YouTube - Mirage - The Full Experience
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Создать аккаунтВойти. Home. ПросмотрДобавить видео. Внимание, это не рекламная пауза! Вы используете устаревший браузер, который больше не п

Google Wallet, Confirmed
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Google is said to be launching its somewhat delayed Google Wallet service sometime later today. From the looks of it, it might actually be o

New Job, Two Weeks In
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A friend from Finland asked how things were going at the new job which nudged me to put some thoughts down. Here are some highlights from th

Google's Schmidt Takes Subtle Shots At Microsoft, Apple, Facebook
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Eric Schmidt called Google one of a "gang of four" consumer technology kings, with Amazon, Apple and Facebook. Not on that list: Microsoft

The Mystery Spot Official Website
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Experience strange natural phenomena at this mysterious tourist attraction located in Santa Cruz, CA. Shop the online gift store and view pi