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serendipity

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Jack Dorsey: Twitter's business model based on 'serendipity'

The creator of Twitter (and CEO of Square) says the microblogging site's ad model shows big promise.

By November 13, 2011

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Highlight vs. Glancee at SXSW: Rolling with the serendipity

At SXSW, CNET's Daniel Terdiman lets the people discovery apps lead him to new contacts who wax philosophical about whether the new genre of tools will really change how we interact.

By March 10, 2012

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The 404 1,397: Where we keep you in the dark (podcast)

A real life "Serendipity" story plays out on Facebook, 3D-printing a pizza, another smartphone app gets caught distributing users' private information, and the Japanese figure out a way to stop accidents caused by texting.

By December 6, 2013

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mac.column.ted: Serendipity rules [Plus: A Grab Bag of items]

mac.column.ted: Serendipity rules [Plus: A Grab Bag of items]

By November 9, 2004

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Ep. 1397: Where we keep you in the dark

A real life "Serendipity" story plays out on Facebook, 3D printing a pizza pie, another smartphone app gets caught distributing its users' private information, the Japanese figure out a way to stop accidents caused by texting, and CBS Films nabs the nightmares of our youth.

By December 6, 2013

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Tech Time Machine: 16 April

Where would mankind be without serendipity? We'd be without so many discoveries and inventions.

By April 15, 2012

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See (and hear) Spotify's dizzying map of same-time listening

What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too.

By August 21, 2014

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Facebook unveils new version of Open Graph

With Ticker, Facebook users will be able to experience "frictionless experiences," "real-time serendipity," and the ability to find new patterns and activity, says CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By September 22, 2011

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Artist finds muse in others' 'Missed Connections'

Illustrator Sophie Blackall is immortalizing Missed Connections posts in the form of wonderful, whimsical drawings that speak to hope and serendipity in the Internet age.

By October 1, 2009