There’s a world of technology beyond gadgets, games, and geeks, people. S&R’s Tech Curmudgeon rails on the asinine nature of today’s so-called “technology” reporting.
Eleventh in a series
OK, so I got a Kindle. This is a major step, for someone who is as much of a book junkie as I am. Actually, more like a book magnet. And after […]
Fourth in a series As a child turning teen in the late 1950s, the black-and-white RCA in the living room received only three channels … well, four, but we didn’t watch PBS. […]
Third in a series STS-1: Columbia
Second in a series. I just watched the space shuttle Atlantis take flight for the last time, and I’m trying to figure out why I feel so much like I did after […]
This article originally appeared on July 8, 2011. We repost it today to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Challenger disaster. _____ First in a series. A few moments ago, at 11:30am […]
Art and music and a special Friday Night edition of the Saturday Video Roundup: let's get the 4th of July weekend started!
Heading down to the First Friday event in the Highlands Gallery District here in a bit, and am very much looking forward to seeing mentalswitch’s eyePhone show at Sports Optical. You’ve seen […]
In 1976, I was a general-assignment reporter of limited experience and minimal accomplishment. So my editor kindly fired me, then said: “Now get your ass up on the copy desk where you […]
Commenting on Thomas Lowenthal’s original article at ArsTechnica on Bitcoin and the dangers involved in introducing a new currency. The closest parallel to a pure digital currency play is the travails of […]