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From Alerts to Apologies: Tracking a Meteorologist's Tough Night on Twitter When NYC's blizzard fizzled, one man boldly owned up to it

For ages, when a dire weather prediction came up lacking, there was little the average person could do beyond shaking a fist at the TV. But now we have Twitter,…

January 27, 2015, 12:38 PM EST

Meet the Most Interesting Space CEO You're Not Following on Twitter Tory Bruno is the candid new voice of United Launch Alliance

Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance  Sure, you've heard of (and might even be Twitter-stalking) Elon Musk and Richard Branson, but you're likely not familiar with one of their most…

January 21, 2015, 1:04 PM EST

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

December 18, 2014, 12:32 PM EST

No, Begging Twitter to Verify Your Account Won't Make It Happen Relationships, not hashtag campaigns, earn the checkmark

For those who really, really want Twitter's coveted blue "verified account" badge, it is pursued as the ultimate validation of their life's worth. For those who already have one, it's…

December 9, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

An FCC Commissioner's Reddit AMA Went About as Terribly as You'd Expect Mignon Clyburn gets buried under a downvote avalanche

Passionate support of net neutrality and vocal skepticism of government regulators are two of the few opinions shared by a majority of Redditors, as an FCC commissioner learned first-hand in…

November 22, 2014, 1:43 PM EST

XKCD Live-Sketched the Comet Landing Every Few Minutes for 12 Incredible Hours The result: a 142-frame flipbook of real-time genius

If you missed the excitement and tension of Wednesday's Philae lander completing its 10-year journey to a comet's surface, here's a pretty fantastic way to relive it. Web cartoonist Randall Munroe,…

November 13, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

The 9 Best Responses to the Queen's First Tweet An accurate reflection of the Twitter experience

Early this morning (for us here in the western Colonies, at least), Queen Elizabeth II made royal waves by posting what's reported to be her first tweet. Delivered from her own…

October 24, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

Join Today's #AdweekChat for a Discussion of Cable, Streaming Video and Cutting the Cord Twitter chat at 2 p.m. will include Hulu's ad sales chief

The TV dominance of cable and satellite seems to be eroding quickly this year, as more and more content becomes available on streaming services or for purchase a la carte.  Some…

October 22, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

Here's Why Facebook Never Created a 'Dislike' Button Liking is universal, but negativity takes many forms, creator explains

As anyone who's posted something ostensibly insightful on Reddit knows, watching your comment get downvoted into a negative abyss can leave you feeling stung and downright pissed off. That's exactly the…

October 20, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

This Interactive Time Capsule Wants to Grant You Immortality as a Digital Avatar Yourbot preserves your persona for posterity

Today's cool but slightly horrifying vision of the future comes courtesy of Yourbot, which is a combination of a digital time capsule and man's search for immortality. Yourbot is a service…

September 29, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

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