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Jawbone tracks big cities' 'Zzz's

Aug 15, 2014
The Wall Street Journal visualized hundreds of Up users' sleep schedules.
Posted In: wearable, big data, sleep

Headlines that make you go, 'Wait... what?'

Aug 14, 2014
Kai's idea for a new Marketplace segment.
Posted In: harvard, robotics, Wall Street Journal

People still use AOL. It's true.

Aug 13, 2014
AOL still has users. And they're getting a lot for their membership.
Posted In: aol, internet access, elderly

'Sup: The new Yo?

Aug 12, 2014
Novelty apps are turning over at a ferocious pace. What could go wrong?
Posted In: app, social media
Nike

Are your sneakers real?

Aug 11, 2014
Nike is the most counterfeited brand, according to the World Customs Organization.

Here's a... uh... final note for... uh... today

Aug 8, 2014
Turns out men say "uh" more as they get older, and women say "um" less.
Posted In: language

President Obama is about 35 hours behind schedule

Aug 7, 2014
The Washington Post added up how late he's been through 2014.
Posted In: President Obama, washington post
Monkey selfie

It's all monkey business for Wikimedia

Aug 6, 2014
Wikipedia denies a photographer's request to delete a photo since a monkey took it
Posted In: copyright, photography, monkeys
Wall Street

Banks' 'living wills' aren't looking so good

Aug 5, 2014
Banks still don't have realistic plans for an "orderly failure."
Posted In: Banks, bankruptcy, Dodd-Frank law, financial reform, FDIC
Scrabble

The Scrabble dictionary is getting an #upgrade

Aug 4, 2014
'Hashtag' is worth 14 points.
Posted In: Scrabble, language, board games, hashtag

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