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LXer: Hero of open web calls techies to actionview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Lawrence Lessig will recieve a Lifetime Achievement Webby Award for co-founding Creative Commons and "standing up for collaboration." This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Web, making the timing of an award for a man thought of by many as "a true hero of the open, collaborative Web" more than fitting. Read More... (HowTos)

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Detroit Man Outsmarts Burglars by Stationing CPR Dummiesview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – A man in Detroit has found a creative way to protect his home in a neighborhood filled with crime and abandoned homes.After his west-side home was broken into several times, the man decided to take action by crafting burglar scarecrows – CPR dummies dressed to look like gang members which he positions near his front door. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...side-home.html (Hardware)

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F20 Installation - How's It Going?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Might as well start the usual thread on the subject! For me, installation was pretty painless, although I do things a bit differently. Not as creative as FedUp, but a bit more secure. I have my drive partitioned for at least two versions of Fedora. When it's time to upgrade, I simply replace the older version (F18) with the newest one (F20) and leave F19 intact. (HowTos)

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Wrike Launches Enterprise Platform For Project Management And A Data Driven Business Worldview story

http://techcrunch.com – Wrike has launched a new version of its project management platform with an emphasis on real-time analysis and new features such as syncing calendars to work projects. The new platform, Wrike Enterprise, gives the company a deeper focus on the corporate market for its collaboration-centered tools. (IT news)

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Facebook’s Silent Autoplay Video Ads Require Custom Content To Shineview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook could have made it easy for advertisers to port their TV commercials or online pre-rolls into its new video ad unit. Instead, it’s spawned a fresh video ad format designed to minimize disruption to the user experience. While advertisers might be a bit annoyed they can’t reuse existing creative, Facebook’s decision could reduce backlash and preserve its audience. (IT news)

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SONY HDR CX220 Barrel Distortion Examples Wide Angle Video and Criteria for My Purchaview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – Greetings- I’d like to share a video test I uploaded for a low-end Sony (Black Friday Haul). My criteria was I was looking for a quality affordable sub-$200 primarily for youtube. This was $129 list $249. I got a SanDisk Ultra 16GB card for $10 reg $40 since this doesn’t have internal memory. I like the flexibility anyway. So I got that much. (Hardware)

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500px Plans Aggressive Consumer Market Expansion In 2014, We Take A Look At Their New Spaceview story

http://techcrunch.com – Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, 500px‘s new offices are expansive, impressive and just as laden with exposed brick and beams as anything you’ll see south of Market in San Francisco. (IT news)

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My Long Road To Self-Publishingview story

http://techcrunch.com – After blindly supporting it for a number of years, I’ve decided to crowdfund my own project, a novel that I wrote for my son, and then write about the experience for you guys. Today I’d like to talk about my own experiences in publishing and why I think crowdfunding is, at the very least, a viable alternative to the traditional models. (IT news)

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Let It Full-Bleedview story

http://techcrunch.com – On the importance of images and layout in writing. Load up your favorite tech blog. Or almost any blog, really. There’s a good chance it looks like shit. There’s a better chance that the reading experience is even worse. And we put up with it, day in and day out. Why? Because that’s where the content is. Enter Medium 1.0. (IT news)

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On Mobile, The Location Arrow May Finally Be Pointed In The Right Directionview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s Note: Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a TechCrunch columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil. From time to time on Twitter, I’ll unknowingly dip my toes into contested waters. There are some debates which run deep, like strong ocean currents. (IT news)