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What You Need To Know This Week (June/29)

Written by on June 29, 2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about Paywalls, 67 pages in total -


The 'Facebook Open Graph Redirect' @Google Chrome Extension: <= oh, this is brilliant!

Jon Stewart Ridicules CNN, Fox News For Getting Supreme Court Decision Wrong.

Google I/O 2012 Keynote, one of the best I have ever seen.

Project Glass: Skydiving Demo at Google I/O 2012.

Google launched a very interesting new 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7, and a curious media center, the Nexus Q, that connect to the cloud.

Nexus 7 review - Google's Nexus 7 tablet is not exactly a surprise.

Adobe confirms it won't support Flash on Android 4.1, and stops new Flash installs from Google Play on August 15th. Flash is history. The only relevant place to use it now is in very specialized and controlled situations.

Brilliant article about why ebooks will be replaced by HTML5: Why e-books will soon be obsolete.

Also read my article about the same topic: Lies, Damned Lies, and Ebooks.

Responsive designed ebook experiment. This is works essentially the same way as what Apple iBookAuthor creates, except this one can be used anywhere!

EU Cookie / Privacy Laws: Implications On Data Collection And Analysis.

20+ examples of EU cookie law 'compliance'.

McDonalds posted a brutally honest explanation of why their press images looks better than the real thing: Behind the scenes at a McDonald's photo shoot

QR codes are so last year, the new hot thing is blinking colored dots: Casio PicapiCamera iOS app uses visible light communication.

If someone talks smack about you on social media, you smack 'em back with your brilliance!: <= brilliant!

For my developer friends: Powerful New CSS- and JavaScript Techniques: <= awesome collection of tricks!

Watching the price of media fall:

This is absolutely fascinating: Trucking bees all over the US: ...because we are running out of bees

A Broken Lock Is Secure 100% Of The Time: ...heh, that's a novel way to look at security :)

The global polarization of work: what we can do about it:

Infographic: If our consumption trends continue, when will our natural resources run out?:

Delightful video: Adam Savage explain how he made the Raiders of the Lost Ark bullwhip he braided by hand: Inside Adam Savage's Man Cave: Indiana Jones Bullwhip

And finally, life is a game:

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Thomas Baekdal

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