The Daily’s iPad debut: It’s Groundhog Day

Today I watched the movie Groundhog Day and downloaded The Daily on my iPad. Both reminded me how we live the same day over and over until we get it right. Rupert Murdoch’s much-anticipated, save-the-newspaper app debuted after several delays. You’ve got to love the serendipity of the February 2 been-here-before release: the newspaper for […]

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Google’s museum is in eye of the beholder

The next exhibit in the Museum of Next may be its next museum. Take the tour at Art Project, now online. Google has scanned more than 1,000 masterpeices from prominent art museums around the world and brings images of the artworks to computers via the Web. Visitors have the option to look so closely at […]

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Speak-to-tweet leaps Egypt’s Repression 2.0

With most Internet services blocked, Google quickly created a “speak-to-tweet” service to allow people in Egypt to tweet with a voice connection. It allows those on the ground in Egypt to dial three international numbers and leave a voice message sent out as tweet with the #egypt hash tag. You can listen to the messages […]

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The revolution within the revolution: How mobile devices and social media changed Tunisia

What is revealing about this revolution is the way in which citizens discovered it, how they informed one another, and how they mobilized around it. They used their mobile phones, now ubiquitous in North Africa, to communicate via text messaging and Twitter. For many Tunisians, their phones are their Internet. Theirs is a story about the democratization of media, a social revolution that wields the power to change lives as well as governments

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Current finds TV’s future at the bar

Current TV’s Bar Karma is a stunningly original development in storytelling enabled by the collaboration of a creative generation of storymakers and visionary mediamakers. A community of viewers can use Internet applications at Current’s Creation Studios to create and develop stories, characters and plots for the new TV series. Brilliant producers such as video game […]

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The Gorgeous Blur returns to NYC. Catch it April 6.

The Gorgeous Blur is coming back to NYC. The We Media conference returns to New York on April 6 with a fresh flash of the breakthrough projects, prescient insights and cutting-edge innovations shaping media and technology. If you’re a Digital daVinci — a changemaker in media, markets, technology and the way we interact with the […]

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