The cover story we are publishing this week falls within the traditions of journalism and ’s long-standing commitment to serious and thoughtful coverage of the most important political and cultural issues of our day.
The fact that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is young, and in the same age group as many of our readers, makes it all the more important for us to examine the complexities of this issue and gain a more complete understanding of how a tragedy like this happens. on April 19th, 2013, and saw on his TV the grainy surveillance photo of the kid walking out of the minimart.
Payack, who'd been near the marathon finish line on the day of the bombing and had lost half of his hearing from the blast, had hardly slept in four days. Later that morning, he received a telephone call from his son. "Dad, that's Jahar." "I felt like a bullet went through my heart," the coach recalls.
"To think that a kid we mentored and loved like a son could have been responsible for all this death. It was like an alternative reality." People in Cambridge thought of 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev – "Jahar" to his friends – as a beautiful, tousle-haired boy with a gentle demeanor, soulful brown eyes and the kind of shy, laid-back manner that "made him that dude you could always just vibe with," one friend says.
He had been a captain of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin wrestling team for two years and a promising student.
The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph.
For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook.
While many different technologies and schemas exist and could be combined together, there isn't a single technology which provides enough information to richly represent any web page within the social graph.
The Open Graph protocol builds on these existing technologies and gives developers one thing to implement. These are globally defined objects that just don't fit into a vertical but yet are broadly used and agreed upon.
Developer simplicity is a key goal of the Open Graph protocol which has informed many of the technical design decisions. You can discuss the Open Graph Protocol in the Facebook group or on the developer mailing list.
It is currently being consumed by Facebook (see their documentation), Google (see their documentation), and mixi.
It is being published by IMDb, Microsoft, NHL, Posterous, Rotten Tomatoes, TIME, Yelp, and many many others.
Our hearts go out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, and our thoughts are always with them and their families.