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Design Guru Behind NYT Mag Leaving To Revamp Apple

Goodt news for anyone who’s sick of rolling their eyes at Apple’s unbearably twee ad campaignsArem Duplessis, the Design Director at the NYT Magazine, is leaving his post to become Creative Director at Apple.


Today's Paper Is The New York Times Online Organised Like Print

The thing about newspapers is that you don’t really need the newspaper to read the newspaper any more. The internet! If you find reading online a little hollow for some intangible reason, you might like the New York Times’ new web app, Today’s Paper, which is organised like the New York Times in print. It’s positively functional. No flare, just reading. Kind of like… a newspaper.


Behold: Adorable Hand-Drawn GIFs That Explain Higgs-Boson

You hear about the Higgs-Boson all the time, but do you know what it is? If the answer is no, fear not: It’s complex and confusing. Luckily, the New York Times has a beautiful, animated explainer to break it down for you in layman’s terms. [New York Times]


China Is (Kinda) Loosening Its Web Censorship

China has a rich — and occasionally odd — history of censoring the web. But now it seems it may be loosening its iron grip, at least a little.


New York Times And Twitter Outages Started With Simple Phishing

As we strongly suspected earlier, the hackers that briefly took over the Twitter and New York Times domains yesterday didn’t use brute force or fancy hacks to get in. The LATimes reports that the Syrian Electronic Army used phishing emails to get username and password credentials for several employees Melbourne IT, the registrar for both NYTimes.com and Twitter.com.


Attack Via Melbourne IT Takes Down New York Times

A group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army has taken down the New York Times Web site by attacking the registrar that the New York Times uses. That registrar just happens to be Melbourne IT.


An Interactive Map That Collects The Wisdom Of NYC's Cycling Masses

Although the ridiculous media fuss about CitiBike — and its all-powerful bike lobby backers — intensified this weekend, there was also one bright spot: the New York Times unveiled an interactive map that lets users add their own tips and warnings to fellow riders.


New York Times Gets A Glorious Online Design Overhaul

The New York Times is previewing a new cleaner website design that will roll out slowly in the coming months. The centrepiece of the redesign is the article view, which you can compare here.


Google Glass Will Work With New York Times And Path Apps

Google showed off some new features of Google Glass at SXSW, and they look to be quite useful. For example, the New York Times will be integrated with Google Glass, so you’ll see pop up notifications of breaking news. You can even peep pictures, headlines or have Google Glass read the news to you.


The New York Times Messed Up The GIF In Its GIF Trend Piece

Animated GIFs, the New York Times wants you to know, are a thing on the internet. And the Times is always on top of upcoming trends. Unfortunately, the Times‘ GIF in its GIF piece does not loop, making it barely a GIF at all for all practical purposes.