Opening with maximum fanfare and pomp, and closing with the sound of dive bombers, “In the Flesh?,” the first track on Pink Floyd’s magnum opus The Wall announces that the two-disc concept album will be big, bombastic, and important.
Even resolute non-Deadheads have been passing around 'Deadhead,' Nick Paumgarten's recent New Yorker piece on 'the vast recorded legacy of the Grateful Dead.' Like much of the most interesting magazine journalism, the article digs deep into and...
Under the revived WIPO Broadcast Treaty, broadcasters would have the right to stop you from using public domain and CC-licensed video footage as you choose, effectively giving them a new copyright over material simply by sending it out over the air.
The list of investors in petition site Change.org's new $25 million funding round reads like a potted history of the internet industry, from Bill Gates and Arianna Huffington to the co-founders of Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn, and eBay.
Although he died when he was only 53 years old, Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982) published 44 novels and 121 short stories during his lifetime and solidified his position as the most literary of science fiction writers.
Introduction I just wanted so badly to do this interview: when meeting the guys on the stage of Fab10, where they were prized as winners for their amazing approach at building 3d Printers - out of electronic waste, I just felt that these group of hackers was really doing something more important, something that deserved to be disseminated, a story to tell. Enjoy this awesome interview with the founder of WoeLab, Sename Koffi Agbodjinou, architect and anthropologist and creator of the research pl
If you don't understand big history, you'll never understand small history. That idea hasn't yet attained aphorism status, but maybe we can get it there. Last month, we featured a free, Bill Gates-funded short course on 13.8 billion years of 'Big History'.
Telling users how to strip the DRM from their legally purchased ebooks is not contributory copyright infringement, according to a ruling last month by a federal judge in New York. Judge Denise Cote dismissed two publishers' claims of contributory infringement and inducement in Abbey House Media v. Apple Inc., one of the many cases to come out of the antitrust litigation against Apple and a handful of major publishers.
George Orwell as a kind of prophet of the ills of corporatism, socialism, authoritarianism, totalitarianism — any powerful -ism, essentially, in which we can find nasty, freedom-destroying implications.
My first contribution to the search engine DuckDuckGo is now live. It's a simple "instant answer", like many others available. So if you want quick meaningful data regarding QoS and uptime, call the duck. It's nothing revolutionary but it's always pleasant to watch something you've worked on go live.