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By Thomas Baekdal - May 2012

What You Need To Know This Week (May/25)

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Three Things That Should Trouble Apple. Excellent article!

Google Street View at the Laguna Seca Raceway ...very cool!

Facebook Camera. My prediction: This is the new Instagram. The two will merge within 6-9 months.

Excellent interview with Conan O'Brien about how the media is changing.

 

Obama orders the US Federal services have to be mobile in 12 months, and be accessible anytime, anywhere.

Richard Branson urges you to keep a pair of scissors handy to cut people's ties off. You got to love that guy!

Yahoo! Axis - a new way to browse the web: http://axis.yahoo.com/ Interesting, but it's the web 10 years ago. It lacks the social graph.

Guardian's open journalism is a failed business model, says Brooke.

Dave Gray: The Connected Company.

 

Facebook's "Social Readers" Still Fading.

Failure Is Not An Option: Why Kickstarter Hides Failed Projects ...even to the point of deindexing from search engines

Behind the scenes of a failed Kickstarter project. Interesting.

The next generation interaction: waving your hands. Well, when I say next generation, I mean just like XBOX Kinect.

 

Why I think it is perfectly reasonable that newspapers have to pay actors for interviews.

Jonathan Ive interview: Apple's design genius is British to the core.

Readlists, from the makers of Readability, creates ebooks from URLs.

Handy list of sources for impact of speed on ecommerce: http://bit.ly/KFxp9Q - a little means a lot.

Facebook testing new timeline design (again).

Says it all about the USA these days: http://bit.ly/Jvb4f1 Senator demands same access to secret trade negotiations that corporations have

And finally, the most thrilling movie you will ever see.

 

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