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The New York Times R&D Lab

A look inside the research and development lab of The New York Times, where America’s newspaper of record is preparing for a new generation of disruptive technologies.

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Megan Garber    Aug. 30, 2011
The Times Co.’s R&D Lab is betting breakfast will be less about sharing out newsprint and more about swiping through stories, ambient commerce, and the quantified self.
Megan Garber    Aug. 31, 2011
Meet the R&D Lab’s latest: a proof of concept in the form of a “magic mirror.”