In 48 hours, there are 172,800 seconds. If we assume that the average article only take 90 seconds or so to read, that’s enough time to read 1,920 articles, providing you don’t need to eat, sleep or otherwise move. If, on the other hand, you didn’t spend this weekend keeping up with tech news, then you’re in luck; we were paying attention so you didn’t have to.
News from The Next Web over the weekend
- Electric Objects, Seeking Crazy Ideas, Launches Artist in Residence Program
- Baidu Takes on Google Search in Brazil
- Qplay is Closing its Internet Video Service
- YouTube for iOS Now Includes Auto-Generated Playlists
- Twitter Adding DM History Access to Mobile Apps
- Why the Internet of Things Narrative Has to Change
- Smartwatches Can Deliver on The Hype
- Exploring Light, Color, and Design Magic with Chuck Anderson
- The Emotional Involvement Behind Social Media Interactions
- How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Overseas
- The 7 Most Deadly Mistakes That Smart Marketers Make
- Overcoming the Flawed Paradigm of Social Media Measurement
- It’s Not the Critic That Counts… Or Is It?
News from beyond The Next Web
- The Man Behind One of the World’s Most Successful Apps [BBC]
- From AT&T To Verizon: What The Web’s Biggest Players Told The FCC About Net Neutrality [Consumerist]
- Edward Snowden: Easy-to-use Technologies Can Subvert Surveillance [The Guardian]
- From a Classical Pianist, an App Lets You Graft Your Voice Onto Actual Hit Songs [The Wall Street Journal]
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