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News Apps Dev Opening!

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The Texas Tribune’s news apps team is looking for its newest member — a developer in charge of maintaining our flagship explorer news apps. You’ll be joining the team that creates news apps for texastribune.org and you’ll be the go-to person for our salaries, prisons, campaign finance and public…

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Noah Veltman: On journalism and learning to code (again)

veltman:

In a recent piece for The Atlantic, Olga Khazan argues that learning to code is a poor use of time for most aspiring journalists who could instead be using that time honing their other skills. Like many of my colleagues who have committed acts of code in a newsroom, it really rubbed me the…

Excellent piece by current Opennews Fellow.

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daniel sinker: OpenNews: Ascent Stage

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"How can we help?" When I first joined OpenNews (at the time it was called the Knight-Mozilla News Technology Partnership—a mouthful to be sure), I asked that question a lot. If I was in a room with news developers, it was one of the first things out of my mouth. If I was sending e-mails,…

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Quoteskine: tuneafish asked: What is your suggestion for someone who has no...

quoteskine:

tuneafish asked: What is your suggestion for someone who has no confidence in their art and consistently compares themselves to others instead of appreciating their unique talent?

Well the answer is in the question, and it’s something only you can do. But it’s also one of the hardest things to…

At 120 degrees, it was so hot in Australia that Koalas were asking people for water, something that’s never been seen before.

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One Koala entered someone’s house, looking for water and shade, and here’s what happened when the owner gave him something to drink. 

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maboa: Do it again, but better!

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Rob and Nick Carter - Blue to Yellow

“Why develop in the newsroom?” That’s the question doing the rounds of the news-developer community just now, partly because it’s that time of year where the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews program makes its final push to attract fellows for 2014.

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"It is not our abilities that show what we truly are, it is our choices."

Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (via jmp0)

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awesomepeoplereading:

Keaton tries to read, falls victim to newspaper.

Newspaper humor.

To be fair, Keaton had a really good bit involving a Kindle Fire.

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When RealPlayer freezes

You don’t have to suffer any longer.  Use the Tribune live stream.

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Cg says: Seriously folks, we put a rover on MARS. Death to RealPlayer.

SXSW?

SXSW?

Chris getting into International Brogrammers Day (Taken with Instagram at Texas Tribune)

Chris getting into International Brogrammers Day (Taken with Instagram at Texas Tribune)

Historic sign (Taken with Instagram at Texas Rowing Center)

Historic sign (Taken with Instagram at Texas Rowing Center)

Behind Johnny’s (Taken with Instagram at Johnny’s Tavern)

Behind Johnny’s (Taken with Instagram at Johnny’s Tavern)