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The Faster Times – AOL Hell: An AOL Content Slave Speaks Out

Highly depressing read, both into the writing practiced at AOL and what this business considers important (just generating stupid trivial trash to generate pageviews).

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Posted in Business, Communication, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://www.yostivanich.com?p=3207

Throwing Fire – LastPass Disclosure Shows Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Even the technology journalism sites can’t get things right on occasion.

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Posted in Economics, Quick Posts, Security, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/l3e7gL

Nieman Journalism Lab – Baseless speculation! Frank Rich and the price of paywalls for writers

Good point to recognize this difference, but the point must still be made that both need to be paid, and half to find a system that enables writers and publishers to make money off the content.

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Posted in Communication, Economics, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/h2HHqq

NYTimes.com – Radiation + Cable Anchor + Science = ?

Cable news no matter the network typically is a pile of fail when it comes to science.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Science
Short Link: http://jty.me/hP9T9k

Union of Concerned Scientists – FoxNews.com Article Uncritically Passes on Climate Misinformation

Nice take down UCS.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Science
Short Link: http://jty.me/hKVW2B

The New Yorker – News Desk: Why Is Eric Schmidt Stepping Down at Google?

This is super short article but man it details the entire story of Schmidt leaving Google as C.E.O.

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Posted in Economics, General News, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/hevnLD

Toppling the statue of Saddam Hussein in Iraq : The New Yorker

This is a classic New Yorker story, take a single idea or story go really in depth, pull interesting nuggets and raise questions.

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Posted in Communication, Quick Posts
Short Link: http://jty.me/gKerhE

Geek Juice – Journalists need to learn what a ‘hacker’ really is

Journalism unfortunately by it’s nature leads people with limited training in any area other than writing to report on areas upon which they have no or limited knowledge thus leading them to say incorrect/stupid stuff.

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Posted in Programming, Quick Posts, Security
Short Link: http://jty.me/hwUb4y

The Economist – Another WikiLeaks inkblot: American exceptionalism, American hypocrisy

This is probably the best explanation as to why the Wikileaks story is so polarizing.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Security
Short Link: http://jty.me/gft2O3

The Associated Press – Respected media outlets collaborate with WikiLeaks

This is an interesting aspect to the story of Wikileaks and the document dump it’s performing.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Security
Short Link: http://jty.me/hRAP0R

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