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32 percent decline in middle-class neighborhoods from 1970 [Links]

Kickstarter finally launches iOS app for tracking and finding new projects [VentureBeat]: “Crowdfunding darling Kickstarter has finally launched an iOS application that gives you access to many of the site’s core features…” Entrepreneurship tips from video game veteran Brian Reynolds [Baltimore Business Journal]: “In his 22 year career as a game developer, Brian Reynolds has … [been] a co-founder of […]

Kickstarter finally launches iOS app for tracking and finding new projects [VentureBeat]: “Crowdfunding darling Kickstarter has finally launched an iOS application that gives you access to many of the site’s core features…”

Entrepreneurship tips from video game veteran Brian Reynolds [Baltimore Business Journal]: “In his 22 year career as a game developer, Brian Reynolds has … [been] a co-founder of console game studios Firaxis Games and Big Huge Games.”

Can Online Dating Lead to Love? [Time]: “The “tryranny of choice” theory posits that surrounded by too many options, we become paralyzed, overwhelmed, and unable to make a decision. Some of us begin to think that we have infinite opportunities and become lured by the prospect of bigger, better deals.”

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Disappearing Middle Class Neighborhoods [WYPR]: “In 1970, two-thirds of Americans lived in “middle-income” neighborhoods, according to the study. As those neighborhoods declined by 32 percent, the proportion of both poor and affluent neighborhoods doubled.”

Google under fire for sending users’ information to developers [Baltimore Sun]: “When someone buys his or her app from Google Play, that transaction — and the customer’s information — is sent to the developer. The developer has to comply with rules about what he or she can do with the information.”

UMBC seeks state money for $13M in road upgrades [BmoreMedia]: “The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is laying the foundation for two major construction projects: the second phase of its $125 million humanities and performing arts building, and a proposed $12.9 million new entrance on UMBC Boulevard and Hilltop Circle at its Catonsville campus.”

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.

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