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06:11 AM on 05/08/14 
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popdisaster00
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An Enterprising Band Made $20,000 Scamming Spotify

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A Los Angeles band figured out a way to make $20,000 from Spotify by doing absolutely nothing.

The royalties started pouring in after Los Angeles band Vulfpeck wrote Sleepify, a completely silent album, and posted it to Spotify.

The scheme, intended to fund a tour of free shows, called for fans to stream the silent album through the night as they slept.

The band's fanbase is small—about 1,000 or so—and Spotify's royalty rate is only $.007 a stream, but the overnight plays began to add up.

Fans played the album nightly, each generating up to $3 as they slept, according to an interview in Vice. Spotify soon owed Vulfpeck a $20,000 royalty check.
06:41 AM on 05/08/14 
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iamalexenglish
PEW PEW PEW
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Wow haha thats ridiculous.
11:31 AM on 05/09/14 
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Amazon has begun discouraging customers from buying books by Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen Colbert, J. D. Salinger and other popular writers, a flexing of its muscle as a battle with a publisher spills into the open.

Come on Amazon.
03:05 PM on 05/09/14 
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One of the world’s great designers, Massimo Vignelli, is very ill and will be spending his last days at home. His son Luca would like all those for whom Vignelli was either an influence or an inspiration to write him a letter. […]

According to Pentagram partner Michael Bierut, “Luca said that Massimo would be thrilled to get notes of good wishes from people whom he’s touched or influenced - whether personally or remotely - over the years. Luca has visions of huge mail bags full of letters. I know that one of Massimo’s biggest fantasies has been to attend his own funeral. This will be the next best thing. Pass the word.”


http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-b...y/dear-massimo
04:53 PM on 05/09/14 
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Had to open up a very, very, very old file I wrote to fix something and now I want to die. This has to be 10+ year old code.

06:31 PM on 05/09/14 
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No wonder I have 4.6 million infraction points with that code :P
08:12 PM on 05/09/14 
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Had to open up a very, very, very old file I wrote to fix something and now I want to die. This has to be 10+ year old code.

Ew.

C-x h
M-x indent-region
08:45 PM on 05/09/14 
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Somehow I got it to work anyway. I don't know how.
09:00 PM on 05/09/14 
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brook183
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A foreign language.
06:43 PM on 05/13/14 
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kyle is hk
The Goddamn Loveliest Melody
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Now that's some eerie spam timing
10:11 AM on 05/21/14 
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Change your eBay (and Paypal if it's connected to it, just for good measure) password! It's been attacked.
http://thenextweb.com/insider/2014/0...nge-passwords/
04:12 PM on 05/21/14 
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Jason Tate
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Gross.
Google's ad ambitious may reach further than you think. In a newly revealed letter to the SEC, the company said it could someday be serving ads on "refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, and watches, to name just a few possibilities," as part of a larger point about breaking out mobile ad revenue. As the definition of "mobile" expands, the company argued, it could encompass nearly any device that isn't a conventional computer.
08:44 PM on 05/25/14 
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/not tech related.
11:18 AM on 05/26/14 
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lp670sv
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Well Apple will be making at least 1 phone with a 4.7 inch display this year. the dummy for the iphone 6 is in the wild. It's a little thinner than the iphone 5s but noticably big overall for a 4.7 inch phone. Bezels are huge.

11:59 AM on 05/26/14 
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Looks fake.



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