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James’ interviews were not especially revealing, but I thought one quote he offered was pretty interesting. He was asked about sharing the spotlight with Dwayne Wade, and he basically said he did not think there would need to be “sharing.”... Continue »
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This ranks right up there with the best Hitler Learns videos of all time. "See what happens when you don't let your kids be artists!" Via Timothy Buckwalter Continue »
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So all I’m trying to say is this: go see Avatar and really be amazed that technology and James Cameron have put a lot of time and work into creating a really photorealistic future that is unlike anything you’ve ever seen via www.theawl.com Continue »
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So on a second watch of the Sports Illustrated tablet concept reel, I was struck by something fundamental: while the content looked great and a magazine interlaced with full-motion content is definitely fun to look at and page through, they... Continue »
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I found this great blog post by Chris Dixon via Twitter. The core services built on top of the internet – the web (HTTP), email (SMTP), subscription messaging (RSS) – were made similarly open and therefore distributible across institutions. This... Continue »
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Om on Foursquare. Like Twitter and Facebook, Foursquare taps into our inner exhibitionist self — a malady of the post-Internet era. It allows everyone to be a Ruth Reichl, the legendary food critic — an arbiter of taste. (Look, I'll... Continue »
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Jason Kottke, on his weblog. Before reading this interview, I didn't know much about [Cormac] McCarthy -- he's a fellow at the Santa Fe Institute? -- but now I think I need to read The Road. If this truly is... Continue »