The FBI has been telling some journalists to turn over their notes, email messages, and sources, secretly — and we have the Patriot Act to thank for this new attack on the First Amendment.
Poetically fractured English from a Japanese catalog site, for a video game / vibrator: “There are a color, a form, and a motion in all sound.”
Exposure to 3G radiation can cause nausea, headache — and improved alertness.
A Tablet PC, with its direct stylus-to-screen interface, is ideal for toddlers. Just make sure you keep the spray bottles hidden away.
I’ve posted a new issue of the tweney report: Spamfighters. This issue also went out via email to 2,647 subscribers. Although I’ve not published much lately, the bounce rate is pretty low — only a handful of defunct email addresses on the mailing list this time.
According to a research firm called Strategy Analytics, sales of digital camera-equipped cell phones have, for the first time, exceeded sales of standalone digital cameras: Mobile Commerce World.com “Mobile phone makers shipped 25 million handsets with built-in cameras worldwide in the first half of the year. This number is compared with four million in the […]
One sad side effect of online life is that the longer you stick around, the more spam you get. This is particularly true if your email address appears online in any clear, unobscured form [Why Am I Getting All This Spam? (3/2003 report by CDT)]. After being online at more or less the same address […]
A four-month investigation by Baseline magazine shows that security in shipping ports is almost nonexistent.
Stephen Wade talks about oldtime American music and the banjo.
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES WANTED to give e-mail accounts to each of its pilots, flight attendants and ground-crew workerscritical employees who needed to be in the corporate loop but didn’t even have computers. The problem: It would have been prohibitively expensive to give all 30,000 of them accounts on the corporate mail system, Novell GroupWise. It wasn’t […]
The Government Information Awareness site is trying to provide a total picture of our government
I’m psyched: Starting this week I am executive editor for Mobile PC magazine, focusing on mobile technology: notebooks, PDAs, handhelds, mobile phones, etc. Our first issue will be out in January. I’ll be editing features and the news/trends section. Got a mobile product, a story idea, or a trend you want me to know about? […]