Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Summly in 140 words

In this week's news Yahoo purchased an app from a 17-year-old for $30 million. What could be worth so much,  you may be wondering: A program that summarizes news articles into 140 characters or less.

Is that the value of dumbing down the news?

Oh, wait, is that 140 words? I don't know. And I really don't want to count. Sorry, I'm done.

And, sadly, so is our thirst for learning....

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