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Barfipelago: Using Twitter to Fight Virus Outbreak

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
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Norovirus can spread among people very, very fast. But not as fast as Twitter. When an outbreak hit the annual Archipelago journalism conference — subsequently dubbed “Barfipelago” — attendees and organizers alike used Twitter to stay on top of the situation.

Read the whole story on Wired

Australian Govt Holding Secretive Anti-Piracy Talks

Monday, February 13th, 2012
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daria42 writes “Looks like Australia’s Government prefers to keep its ongoing anti-piracy discussions behind closed doors. It held an initial meeting in September last year to try to get the content and ISP industries to thrash out an agreement on how to handle Internet piracy. Consumer representative groups were explicitly blocked from attending the meeting, and attendees are not allowed to reveal what was discussed behind closed doors. Now a second meeting has been held, and again, no information has been revealed about what’s being discussed. Quelle conspiracy?”

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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At Fashion Week, a Peek at a New Tactic for Marketers

Monday, February 6th, 2012
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A novel form of technology using inaudible sound waves is in an app that makes it easier for attendees at Fashion Week to understand what is happening on the runways. The app may also give a glimpse at how companies will grab the attention of their smartphone-toting customers in the near future.

Read the whole story on NYTimes

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