Articles tagged Community
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Tuesday, 16th October 2012
On Ada Lovelace Day, Celebrate Some Extraordinary Women
Ada Lovelace was a pioneer. The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada was also the daughter of a woman fed up with Lord Byron. In an effort to dampen the dangerous poetic blood in her daughter, she encouraged, and I use that word lightly, her progeny to study mathematics, or really anything except poetry. Despite this, Ada would enjoy…
Wednesday, 13th June 2012
Why The Boston Globe Applied for the .Boston Domain
Sorting through the list of applicants for ICANN’s new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), a couple things pop out. For one, Amazon and Google are being extremely aggressive in applying for domains. Many media properties have applied for their brands, such as ABC and CBS. But one application uniquely sticks out: The Boston Globe has…
Friday, 8th June 2012
How the Tech Industry’s Anti-SOPA Tactics Changed Politics
The tactics used in the massive online protests that helped convince Congress to axe the controversial SOPA and PIPA bills earlier this year brought new weight to Internet-based activism. Observers say the changes are already reshaping the political process in significant ways.
Thursday, 17th May 2012
Big Question (Answered): What's Your 1 Piece of Social Media Advice?
If the Facebook IPO and Pinterest's $1.5 billion valuation mean anything, it's that social media have become business as usual. Everybody's full of social media advice and best practices these days. For today's Big Question, we asked the savvy RWW readers to share their tips.
Monday, 16th April 2012
Meet Us in St. Louis on May 3
Last November, ReadWriteWeb held several meetups at various cities around the world, as recounted here. Our midwest staff enjoyed doing it so much that we decided to hold another one May 3. You are all invited to attend, just let us know you are coming. The meetup will be held at the offices of Mercury Labs in the trendy midtown section of St…
Saturday, 14th April 2012
Weekly Wrap-up: Let's Hear It for Instagram
Each week we wrap up our top ten stories, and this week half of our most read stories were those that dissected and discussed the billion dollar purchase of Instagram by Facebook. Learn more about this story and many more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key…
Saturday, 7th April 2012
Weekly Wrap-up: Users Don't Like Your Site
Does the rise of the read-later apps mean that users don't want the experience of using your site at all? Jon Mitchell explores that question in this week's top story, Websites Have to Get Better. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics…
Sunday, 1st April 2012
When You Hear Android, Do You Think of Google?
The Android Marketplace is rebranded as Google Play. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web - Location, App Stores and Real-Time Web - plus highlights from some of our six channels. Read on for more.