Networking Vendors Will Invade Your Living Room at CES

Networking vendors are lusting after the lucrative consumer electronics market, and at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, they’ll highlight the latest enticements they’ve concocted in order to draw home users into an ever-more networked world. Key to that strategy for many vendors is the emerging home media and entertainment market – what […]

Networking Vendors Will Invade Your Living Room at CES

Skype’s tricky move.

Last week EBay’s Skype announced a new “unlimited calling” plan. Starting in January, the company will charge $30 for a year of unlimited SkypeOut calls to any phone numbers in the U.S. and Canada. (They’re offering an introductory rate of $15 if you sign up before the end of January.) This brings an end to […]

Skype’s tricky move.

Foolproof.

“I was a teenage angle trisector.” Mathematical memoir and a surprisingly readable discussion of what it means to prove something: American Scientist Online – Foolproof

Foolproof.

Taxonomies gone wild.

I’m amused by this author “bio” on Harpers.org, which was clearly created by a computer geek in love with taxonomic classifications: This is Ford, Paul, an author and a human being. He is part of Authors, which is part of Human Beings, which is part of Connections, which is part of Harpers.org. Reading it, I […]

Taxonomies gone wild.