Gizmodo: The Investigation Into That Missing... →
frenchelon: Since Gizmodo turned off comments on this post for prudent legal reasons, I’ll just make my own thoughts known here. As most of you know by now, police entered Jason Chen’s home, seizing his computers and gadgets. While the investigation’s in process, we can’t comment much on this. We stand by our colleague and our coverage of the lost iPhone. I stand by Jason Chen/Gizmodo/Gawker...
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Supreme Court will decide whether states can... →
savingpaper: Fresh from deciding one major free-speech challenge last week, the Supreme Court said Monday that it will take up another: whether states may forbid the sale of violent video games to minors. California says the Court’s 1968 decision that states may restrict the sale of sexually explicit materials to minors should be extended to the violent images in video games such as Grand...
Hulu pushes forward with $9.95 subscription... →
danhacker: Hulu, the popular online site for watching television shows, plans to begin testing a subscription service as soon as May 24, according to people with knowledge of the plans. Under the proposal, Hulu would continue to provide for free the five most recent episodes of shows like Fox’s “Glee,” “ABC’s “Lost” or NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” But viewers who want to see additional...
The Guts of a New Machine →
givemesomethingtoread: Two years ago this month, Apple Computer released a small, sleek-looking device it called the iPod. A digital music player, it weighed just 6.5 ounces and held about 1,000 songs
ZD Net: Oops - Princeton, GWU among the first... →
Ron Gilbert, creator of Monkey Island, responds to... →
austinkleon: Here is my challenge to Roger: Why is Monkey Island not art, yet, the Pirates of the Caribbean movie is art? I will hold the story and characters of Monkey Island up to the Pirates of the Caribbean movie any day. The story in Monkey Island 1 and 2 is as deep and complex and interesting as that of Pirates of the Caribbean. The characters are as living and real and developed as...
Gizmodo paid $10,000 for “lost” iPhone 4G →
inothernews: soupsoup: At the time of this writing, Gizmodo’s story alone is bordering on 2 million page views. Now word is leaking out that Gizmodo paid a cool 10 grand for the iPhone prototype, which all things considered, seems like a bargain given Apple’s typically tight rein on product leaks. $10,000 has undeniably diverted a ton of eyeballs to Gizmodo’s site, and the surge in web...
'Cause I like enough, I reblog enough, and doggone...
rugbypopcorn: Computer science: it’s nothing like a class you’ve ever seen before. No node you can compare to your binary tree. I’m trying to find the words to describe this class without being disrespectful. <grin>
jarowh: WePay is a startup that “helps groups collect and manage money.” It launched yesterday. The reason we care is that one of WePay’s investors is a guy who knows something about the online payments industry — PayPal cofounder Max Levchin. (He sold that little outfit for a cool $1.5 billion in 2002). We asked Max what WePay is, and why he invested. He answered: It’s a specifically...
The Entertainment Industry's Dystopia of the... →
arlpolicynotes: EFF recounts the nightmarish world that the MPAA and RIAA have asked the IP Czar to create.