Steven Johnson's Top Stories

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  1. Messaging and mobile platforms
    One of the fundamental things that smartphones changed about the internet is that the smartphone itself is a social platform: Every app can access your address book, getting an instant social graph. The phone number in particular acts as a unique...
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  2. Exclusive: Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News
    (Reuters) - U.S. cable T.V. operator Cablevision Systems Corp (CVC.N) is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1, according to a person familiar with the matter. The offer...
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  3. Ellen Pao and the Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove
    Ellen Pao walks to a courtroom in San Francisco Superior Court in San Francisco, California March 2, 2015. Photo: Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Corbis It happens all the time when my husband and I are at work events together. Cocktail Party Guy asks my...
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  4. Bright - Medium
    Innovation in Education
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  5. xkcd's Mysteries graph
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