A Slovakian violinist playing solo finds his concert interrupted by a Nokia ringtone. Instead of merely getting angry, he begins to play the ringtone. Read this blog post by Chris Matyszczyk on Technically Incorrect.
"[I]t's disconcerting to remember that the low prices of our iPhones and iPads — and the super-high profit margins of Apple — are only possible because our iPhones and iPads are made with labor practices that would be illegal in the United States..."
Two excellent essays on how Hollywood has completely put our legal system out of whack through years of twisting our legislative process to their ends, or as Shirky put it "imagine the possibility of a longer jail term for streaming a Michael...
AT&T is increasing the price of its smartphone and tablet data plans by $5, but it's giving consumers more data usage. But do most subscribers need the extra data? Or is this just another way for AT&T to boost revenue?
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The word “lobbyist” surely doesn’t have the best connotation in the world. Depending on your reading of the definition, it generally signifies an attempt to influence government decisions, traditionally by targeting legislators or regulators.
If you’ve been on long trips without any entertainment and wish there was something to do besides go to sleep or look out the window, you might not have to in the future – assuming GM’s latest project gets to [...]...