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The Daily Read – The Ebola Edition – 7/28/2014

Ugh, it’s Monday. Welcome back everyone. Let’s kick this weeks ass and start it off with some of the today’s best reads.

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KnowTechie Daily Read

Ugh, it’s Monday. Welcome back everyone. Let’s kick this weeks ass and start it off with some of the today’s best reads. Let’s dive right into it:

Can Reddit Grow Up?

(www.nytimes.com)

Since its founding nine years ago, Reddit has stuck to its own weird guns. The site, where users find, share and talk about web links and photos, has been faithful to an antiquated design and still looks like an online message board plucked from the 1990s – think Craigslist, but with more Lolcats.

by @MikeIsaac

These Light Paintings Show How Wi-Fi Swirls and Shifts Around You

(www.gizmodo.com

“Ever wondered how the Wi-Fi signal varies around your house or workplace? Well, a new project by Luis Hernan combines signal strength sensing with light painting to show you just that.”

by @jme_c

This Is What Tech’s Ugly Gender Problem Really Looks Like

(www.wired.com)

Four women tell their sordid tales of what it’s really like to fundraise while female.

by @issielapowsky

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

(www.techcrunch.com)

“For many users, the desktop productivity app probably never fully went away. Anyone who uses Microsoft Exchange for email or calendaring, or Microsoft Word as their word processor, can tell you that those applications remain omnipresent in a number of organizations.”

by @ryanlawler

How one iPhone app just made it really easy to open almost any lock

(www.theverge.com)

“Your locks could be rendered all but useless if your keys get out of sight for just a minute. And the would-be thief doesn’t need to be a master lockpick”

by @dantedorazio

One Family, Two Generations Of Stay-At-Home Dads

(www.fastcompany.com)

by @charliecapen

Why Automakers Want 4G Inside Cars

(www.fastcolabs.com)

“Here’s what automakers can do when cars have built-in smartphone capabilities.”

by @nealunger

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