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Playing with Data

A virtual cult of the spreadsheet has formed, complete with gurus and initiates, detailed lore, arcane rituals – and an unshakable belief that the way the world works can be embodied in rows and columns of numbers and formulas.

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Can Hackers Be Heroes? | Off Book | PBS Digital Studio, 2013

Steven Levy Talks about Hackers Heroes of the Computer Revolution – 25th Anniversary Edition, with Dale Dougherty, 2010… 26 more words

Google Search Will Be Your Next Brain - Backchannel

Making Search more intelligent with neural networks, software that mimics how the human brain processes information

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How Google Search Dealt With Mobile - Backchannel

Google’s flagship product has been part of our lives for so long that we take it for granted. But Google doesn’t.

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The Gentleman Who Made Scholar - Backchannel

Ten years after a Google engineer empowered researchers with Scholar, he can’t bear to leave it

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Backchannel

Earlier this year, Ev Williams’ Medium roped in veteran Wired writer Steven Levy to start a technology hub. Levy, even though at times (frustratingly) glosses over the tough & important questions as part of his always engrossing narratives and lovely (if a tad gushing) prose was the perfect choice to lead this effort. 345 more words

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Morning Media Mix: Pippa to Today?

Vanity Fair  contributing editor and royal relative Pippa Middleton might become a correspondent for the Today show, the New York Post speculates. Ms. Middleton was… 246 more words

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