The real-time push in online systems has attracted a new fan: Bit.ly. The URL shortening service has unveiled plans to turn its torrent of Twitter shortened URLs into a refined flow of news. Clever. And it'll make money too.
I was in my office sorting through mail after a week away from town when I unwrapped a magazine I never ordered. In my hand, it felt like a FastCompany magazine. It was thick, with heavy paper and bright graphics.
But when I flipped through the table of contents I found something completely unexpected. This wasn’t a mainstream Wired-esque magazine; instead, this was a glossy, well-designed adventure into spirituality.