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★ 24 Hours of Twitter Traffic in London

via SIMULARCA: Following on from yesterday’s blog post on public transport in the UK, here comes an animation of the Twitter traffic in London during 24 hours. Tweets are shown as red circles, and re-tweets as yellow points moving in the direction of information, i.e. from the original tweets towards the location of the re-tweets. …

★ CrunchGear Reviews the Olympus PEN E-PL2

My new favorite camera. I carry it with me EVERYWHERE and the review by John Biggs was spot on: I’m a big fan of what Olympus has done here and if you’re in the market for a mid-level portable camera with some great features, the E-PL2 is waiting for your call. Even with the caveats …

★ Journalism as it Used to Be via Paul Carr

Paul Carr writing for TechCrunch on the subject of paywalls: In fact it wasn’t until the piece was published, this past Sunday, that the significance of the paywall really hit me. For the first time in my career, a piece I’d written for a major newspaper was unavailable to the majority of Internet users. I couldn’t …

★ Japan Crisis is Hurting Airline Ticket Sales

Marketwatch Reporting: Japan represents about 8% of the Atlanta-based company’s unit revenue, or a little more than $2 billion a year, said Delta President Ed Bastian during the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference. Medical relief trickles in to devastated areas in Japan as doctors raise concerns about a potential health crisis. “We’re reducing …

★ “Please Stop Making 3D Phones”

Gizmodo’s Sam Biddle: Two things make 3D worth any semblance of a shit at all: size and content. A 3D phone is going to lack both of these things—and with that subtracted, what’s left? Pure, undiluted gimmick. We’ll pass. Gizmodo’s John Herrman back in January (re connected TVs): It’s hard to find a TV on …