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From One Second to the Next, a short film on texting and driving by Werner Herzog One Second Everyday, a TED Talk by Cesar Kuriyama One Second | Every Nation, a 4-minute clip of every nation captured per second by Graham Hughes

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WWIC

“…people in the newspaper industry saw the web as a newspaper. People in TV saw the web as TV, and people in book publishing saw it as a weird kind of potential book. But the web is not just some kind of magic all-absorbing meta-medium. It’s its own thing. And like other media it has a question that it answers better than any other. That question is: Why wasn’t I […]

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The click trade-off

I don’t like it when links automatically open in new windows or tabs. I want to be able to control where I load a URL and prefer CTRL-clicking or middle-clicking instead. But when I keep switching tabs and windows and then return to the URLs I opened in the background, I forget why I opened them or what led me to them in the first place. Maybe I need to […]

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My father the stalker

Realization: parents stalking you online and showing relatives what they’ve found is the modern equivalent of sharing embarrassing baby pictures and anecdotes. Hi Daddy.

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Stop blogging, regulate the Internet – Pangandaman, Esleyer, Sadsad

Three stories in three weeks condemning the use of the Internet for freedom of speech. (Or libel, you decide.) We’re on a roll!

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Survey for people who make websites in the Philippines

To all the Filipino people who make websites, we would greatly appreciate it if you could answer our survey. (With apologies to A List Apart. Will report the progress of the web design conference we’re planning—soon.)

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The problem with Google Chrome…

I’m not here to measure just how revolutionary open-source web browser Google Chrome is. I did that elsewhere. The problem with Google Chrome is that people are not supposed to ask if they should paranoid about using it. The problem with Google Chrome is that an uproar in the blogosphere should not be needed for its questionable privacy policy/license agreement/terms of service to be modified. Since Google has managed to […]

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Google’s Plain Whine, Microsoft’s Ho-Hum Press Release, Yahoo!’s Funky Yodel

The story so far: Yahoo! is in a rut, Microsoft wants to buy it for $44.6 billion, and Google is worried that the Internet’s “openness and innovation” may cease to exist if the two make a deal. Scary times. Update (08/13/09): Yahoo! and Microsoft have agreed to join forces in search. Update (05/04/08): Microsoft gives up on its bid. Here’s a good coverage and a timeline of the whole thing. […]

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Design + code + words for a better web, made in the Philippines by Sophia Lucero.