Tim Carmody

Tim Carmody

Everything changes; don't be afraid

Tim Carmody writes about media, technology, business, and culture. Formerly senior writer at Wired and senior reporter/features writer at The Verge. Currently writing at The Message.

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Welcome Tim Carmody to Epicenter | Wired Business | Wired.com

Greetings, People of Wired! I've been asked to write a short post (re)introducing myself to Wired News readers as the newest staff writer covering the tech

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Big DIY: The Year the Maker Movement Broke | Wired Business ...

About a year ago, I wrote a weekly post at Wired's Gadget Lab called "DIY Friday." The first story was about MintyBoost, a USB charger made from AA batter

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5 Myths About Philadelphia's 'Blogging Tax' | Wired Business | Wired ...

The city of Philadelphia has been under fire on the web for what's been called a "blogging tax," a new business tax under which several local bloggers

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A Button That Makes You Forget: On Deleting My Google Web History

It's not Google that I don't accept; only I most respectfully return to them the ticket.

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Adobe's New HTML5 Tool Is Web-Designer Duct Tape | Wired ...

Nobody likes Flash. In 2011, this is an axiom. For years, we tolerated Flash because it worked; it could do things that HTML either couldn't do at

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Amazon Doesn't Care About Your Local Bookstore | Wired Business ...

Here are two surprising holiday shopping season success stories. They're even more surprising because they seem to directly contradict each other. F

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Amazon's Cloud Reader Still Doesn't Take the Web Seriously ...

Amazon has deployed an HTML5-based Cloud Reader. What's genuinely new? What's still incomplete? And what does it tell us about where e-books are headed next?

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Amazon's Future Is So Much Bigger Than a Tablet | Wired Business ...

Amazon has swiftly become the most disruptive company in the media and technology industries. Its potential in this space is simply off the charts: bigger than Apple's, bigger than Google's or Microsoft's.

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Amazon's New(ish) Social Network -- Now Lifting Even More Info ...

Amazon's "Public Notes" feature for Kindle has been available for months. So why did my following and follower counts rocket up overnight to five times

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Apple Shakeup Reinforces Its Media-Partner Power | Wired ...

With Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, who will be granted the power to bend media companies to Apple's will, upending whole industries and creating new ecosystems along the way?

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Barnes & Noble May Present Nook 2 Next Week | Gadget Lab ...

A year ago today, Barnes & Noble presented its Nook e-reader. Yesterday, the book retailer sent media invitations for an October 26 event at their Unio

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"Beloved, not Beliked': Why TV's Live and Streaming Audiences Are ...

With live television, we flip; with video on demand, we binge. This means that shows have to catch and hold our attention in very different ways — not just over the commercial, but from episode to episode, season to season, and from television to videogames, Facebook, or whatever else might capture our attention on a web-connected device.


Big DIY: The Year the Maker Movement Broke | Wired Business ...

About a year ago, I wrote a weekly post at Wired's Gadget Lab called "DIY Friday." The first story was about MintyBoost, a USB charger made from AA batter

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Bigger Than Agency, Bigger Than E-Books: The Case Against Apple ...

Plenty of business practices raise prices that aren't antitrust violations. Agency pricing is perfectly legal. But something isn't an agency relationship just because you call it that.

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B&N: Free Nook With NYT Promo Not Linked to Sales or Spinoff ...

Barnes & Noble is selling its Nook e-readers at deep discounts to new customers willing to bundle their purchase with a one-year digital subscription to The New York Times or People magazine. In the case of the Times, after the cost of the subscription, that discount amounts to giving away the bookseller's much-lauded E Ink Simple Touch reader away for free.