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Top Stories: August 22-26, 2011

The legacy of Steve Jobs, the sweet spot between data and art, and a deep dive into Google+

Here’s a look at the top stories published across O’Reilly sites this week.


Ruminations on the legacy of Steve Jobs
Apple, under Steve Jobs, has always had an unrelenting zeal to bring humanity to the center of the ring. Mark Sigal argues that it’s this pursuit of humanity that may be Jobs’ greatest innovation.
The nexus of data, art and science is where the interesting stuff happens
Jer Thorp, data artist in residence at the New York Times, discusses his work at the Times and how aesthetics shape our understanding of data.
Inside Google+: The virtuous circle of data and doing right by users
Data liberation and user experience emerged as core themes during a recent discussion between Tim O’Reilly and Google+ VP of Product Bradley Horowitz.
Five things Android needs to address on the enterprise side
Android has the foundation to support enterprise use, but there’s a handful of missing pieces that need to be addressed if it’s going to fully catch on in the corporate world.
The Daily Dot wants to tell the web’s story with social data journalism
The newly launched Daily Dot is trying an experiment in community journalism, where the community is the Internet. To support their goal, they’re applying the lens of data journalism to the social web.

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