Just when one would think the masses on the Interwebs could not possibly get any more gullible, this story comes out.
Nitrozac & Snaggy were on to something when they published this comic strip on JoyofTech.com in July of 2012.
Click on the image to see the full comic at JoyofTech.com.
In a verdict that may set a dangerous precedence, an Italian court convicted scientists of multiple manslaughter for their negligence in warning people before the 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila.
As expected, iSheep, Fandroids and the like are up in arms about this video, just read the comments and discussions on other forums...
"And we've invented a new technology, called Multi-Touch." Did Steve Jobs really expect the tech world to miraculously fail to remember prior-existing multi-touch technology?
If you think installing a home network is too geeky, just wait until you see this!
Diplomats on duty in the UK "owe £58m in London congestion charges".
Certainly not the best way to cultivate international relations...
Sometimes it takes publicity to force change, and this nine-year-old girl has been quite an activist.
I am sure Mac fanboys will be up in arms, suspecting a conspiracy. Or Apple will sue BBC for reporting. All the usual stuff.
A quick and entertaining feature, with the trademark BBC wittiness, on what apps and hardware to use for a smartphone movie producton.
Complete with app names, hardware description, and even price tags. In about seven minutes, even the most devoted smartphone users will probably get a few ideas.
As mobile device usage proliferates, colleges find that it makes more sense to simply publish mobile versions of their sites.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has an article about colleges increasingly focusing on optimizing their web sites for mobile browsers, instead of investing time and money into downloadable apps.
Judging by Robyn Good's article on Technorati about celebrity legal issues, "new media" still has a lot of maturing to do.
Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, MA, decides that books are just not all the rage these days.
In a disastrous move that many will probably view as Holocaust denial, Culpeper County Public Schools pulled Anne Frank's diary from the curriculum and from the shelves, because the book contained references to sexuality.
I am repeatedly disturbed by people actually believing that they can in any way verify the authenticity of news online, or that they can do reliable research on the Internet.
Professional sports have reached a point when the leagues are primarily about money, not about the games, as this article points at an example.
We should probably look way past the insignificant issue of licensing fees and see the much bigger problem.
eBay's threat to shut Skype down over licensing disputes is a prime example of why everyone from corporations to users must think about open source.
A few musings from my identi.ca posts in response to the media trying to make a story when there is not one.
Electronic Musician gives a few pointers on setting up a laptop music studio for any budget.
Planet Drupal TV aggregates multiple Drupal video sources.
Quick Drupal update today: http://www.planetdrupal.tv is now online, with videos pulled from 12 different feeds. You can see what is popular and sign up to participate in forum discussions.
For those who may accuse some of us Drupalers of being fanboys, here is a video that I find very influential in my dealings with the content management framework.
Users getting their Kindle account locked out due to returned purchases is a harsh reminder that digital rights management (DRM) will never really let consumers own anything.
Thesitewizard.com's Christopher Heng makes setting up and using Drupal seem dramatically more difficult than it really is.
A founding member of Pink Floyd moves on to "The Great Gig in the Sky"
There is often more smoke than fire...
Unexplained Internet phenomenon: why exactly is Rick Astley all over the Web, 21 years after his biggest hit?