Codemasters versus Nintendo and the early DRM battles for video games.
Why the charger matters in the life of your phone.
Know-It-All By Micheal Kupperman
I’m still on the comics kick, but honestly, because I can plow through one of these in a day or so. I’m making a slower plod through a nonfiction book right now that’ll end up here in a couple of weeks.
Michael Kupperman is an underground comics artist, probably best known for his work on TV . . .
Desperate Journalists + Paranoia = Your Next Viral Hit
This is great editing
Before becoming the halcyon days of the new yuppies, Silicon Valley was ruled by the weirdos.
Boing Boing - Boing Boing links the story on how drugs lead to Hypercard. It got me thinking about how the original early days of computers were ruled by all these weirdos obsessed with making new stuff. Most of them were still in it for the money, but their techno-utopianism at least didn't feel like a mask used to fleece VC and exit . . .
How the media influences suicide and mass shootings.
CSI - In an article at the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Stuart Vyse examines the connections between media reporting on mass shootings and celebrity suicide and increased rates of both in recent years. He is quick to point out that the media isn't solely responsible and there are public health steps that can improve these trends as . . .