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How I Built a Physical Product and Mobile Game Without CodeBuilding a mobile game without code. I admire the ingenuity of @LenKendall.
        (via How I Built a Physical Product and Mobile Game Without Code)
Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.comDoes Poetry Matter? I would very much like to say yes. Those able to express the complex and/or sublime succinctly (or at all, for that matter) are sorely needed in greater numbers than ever before, as evidenced by my inbox and my Twitter and Facebook feeds. If the inimitable Paul Muldoon is able to take the time to weigh in on the subject, won’t you as well? What do you think?
        (via Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com)
Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com

Does Poetry Matter? I would very much like to say yes. Those able to express the complex and/or sublime succinctly (or at all, for that matter) are sorely needed in greater numbers than ever before, as evidenced by my inbox and my Twitter and Facebook feeds. If the inimitable Paul Muldoon is able to take the time to weigh in on the subject, won’t you as well? What do you think?

(via Does Poetry Matter? - Room for Debate - NYTimes.com)

"targeted content now is rarely for your benefit" http://venturebeat.com/2014/04/30/no-data-no-personalization/

A clever way to make an online catalog using Instagram http://mashable.com/2014/06/30/ikea-instagram-website/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

The fabled “Buy Now” button, coming soon to a tweet near you: http://recode.net/2014/06/30/buy-now-buttons-start-appearing-in-tweets-is-twitter-shopping-finally-here/
How A Seemingly Impossible Game Is Possible"People don’t really make custom games or custom technology. They make what they can make easily within Unity. Game designers are actually hampered by that, I think."
        (via How A Seemingly Impossible Game Is Possible)
Luxembourg Approves Same-Sex Marriage BillHooray for Lux! “Luxembourg Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill”
        (via Luxembourg Approves Same-Sex Marriage Bill)
We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome / The Dissolve"the latest example of the Superfluous, Flimsy Character disguised as a Strong Female Character"
        (via We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome / The Dissolve)
USA savors sweet victory over Ghana in World Cup - ESPN FC"a bittersweet club: winners who suspect their World Cup might still be over"
        (via USA savors sweet victory over Ghana in World Cup - ESPN FC)
USA savors sweet victory over Ghana in World Cup - ESPN FC

"a bittersweet club: winners who suspect their World Cup might still be over"

(via USA savors sweet victory over Ghana in World Cup - ESPN FC)

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti Goes Long — Medium
        
        Felix Salmon’s interview with Jonah Peretti is fascinating:


    
        (via BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti Goes Long — Medium)
With Uber, Less Reason to Own a Car - NYTimes.com
        
        Do you need to own a car if you have Uber, asks the NYTimes?


    
        (via With Uber, Less Reason to Own a Car - NYTimes.com)

Tapped Potential: Vertical Water CEO Discusses Challenges and Prospects for Maple Water - Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

"why consumers are seeking single ingredient beverages, or beverages with sourcing that people can understand – looking more toward mother nature’s laboratory instead of a human laboratory"

Multi-Screen Means the Right Screens—Not EVERY Screen - Direct Marketing News
        
        On not chasing shiny new things: Multi-Screen Means the Right Screens—Not EVERY Screen


    
        (via Multi-Screen Means the Right Screens—Not EVERY Screen - Direct Marketing News)
Location Company Placed Raises $10M to Track Store Visits | Data-Driven Marketing - Advertising Age
        
        Location Data Company Placed Raises $10 Million to Track Store Visits


    
        (via Location Company Placed Raises $10M to Track Store Visits | Data-Driven Marketing - Advertising Age)