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March 4, 2010, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Google exec says PCs will be “irrelevant” in 3 years, YouTube auto captions everything, Sony takes on Apple

Sony takes on Apple, preps a new device that will blend netbook, ebook reader features and run Play Station games http://j.mp/dqgtHL »

An Internet free of language barriers? The Economist on human/tech-hybrid web page translation http://bit.ly/cOn09g (via @EthanZ»

Twitter valued at a measly $1.4 billion, compared to Facebook at $11.5 billionhttp://j.mp/cDwcoX »

Not a hacker? No worries! Here’s how to use Google Fusion Tables to visualize map data:http://bit.ly/d32BeZ (via @onyxfish»

YouTube gets automatic captioning for all videos using Google’s voice recognition softwarehttp://j.mp/dpxg2V »

Make way for mobile: Google exec says desktop PCs will be “irrelevant” within three yearshttp://bit.ly/ctZ83M (via @semmerson»

 
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Here’s how The New York Times tested blockchain to help you identify faked photos on your timeline
“What we saw was a tendency to accept almost all images at first glance, regardless of subject area.”
Public infrastructure isn’t just bridges and water mains: Here’s an argument for extending the concept to digital spaces
“Our solutions cannot be limited to asking these platforms to do a better job of meeting their civic obligations — we need to consider what technologies we want and need for digital media to have a productive role in democratic societies.”
This former HBO executive is trying to use dramatic techniques to highlight the injustice in criminal justice
And hopefully to make some good TV along the way. Kary Antholis’ site Crime Story uses “a much more thematic, character-driven way of exploring these stories than how traditional media might pursue.”