Liz Gannes

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Kevin Rose’s Oink Now Available: A Local Reviews App for Everything

Oink, the first app from Digg founder and video host Kevin Rose’s new app incubator, Milk, is now available for iPhone. If you’ve seen Foursquare, imagine if that app were inverted around the user-contributed tips about an establishment — what to order, mostly — rather than the places themselves. This is quite similar to many other apps (and Rose was actually a Foursquare angel investor), but it’s particularly pretty.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik