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NYT reporter C.J. Chivers is chronicling his reporting from Libya…on his Tumblr (via @gillianmae) »

A million syllabi culled from the web. Help @robinsloan do something awesome: What data should he parse? »

"Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital." »

"Journalism needs more nerds": @brianboyer‘s @CJR profile »

The Open Network Foundation wants to let programmers take control of computer networks »

Blogger’s new look wants to "change the typical way people consume content on the web" »

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The 74 is getting into Spanish-language education reporting, starting in Los Angeles
“I’m not just looking for someone who is able to interview in Spanish. I want someone who is a native Spanish speaker, who really knows this community and its needs around education.”
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