Advice for young photographers- journalists →
Something worth reading if you’re into the photography scene. Also, lightstalkers.org must be one of the most awesome journalist community website on the internet right now. Occasional real gold with penetrating insight into the kind of things that don’t make it to mainstream news for some reason.
Robotic toy arm controlled through brain-computer interface
Jaron Lanier and the Fall of Opensource →
Jaron Lanier and the fall of Opensource
Jaron Lanier, one of the pioneers of opensource movement and virtual reality, thinks the opensource movement had been a total failure. He does point out the opensource movement and the web culture are two different things and agrees the latter had been a phenomenal success in demonstrating the capacity of the unknown, average individuals out there to create beautiful, useful, and interesting...
Hackers and Hustlers →
A Hacker is more than a code monkey, who can quickly build software and find interesting ways to hack together code. That’s a developer. That’s someone who is definitely an important part of a startup, but not critical to its success. A Hacker is someone who looks the problem, and solves it in a unique and special way. A Hacker finds the process of problem solving exciting and...
The problem of modern web-centric age...
…is that there are just too many places we leave our trace on, some of them worthwhile, some of them meaningless… And I keep on forgetting passwords to every single one of them. I just finished the process of moving my posterous accounts around, and it seems there was some sort of mistake in linking different blog together (gulp). My blogspot blog will be updated as usual, since...
Cory Doctorow: What I Do →
Cory Doctorow writing about the kind of gear (soft&hardware) he uses in life and work. I don’t know why but reading about what kind of software/hardware other people use is really interesting. -via locus
8bit tools of science →
Factory Jobs Return, but Employers Find Skills... →
Very fascinating article on state of industry and manufacturing today. Regular factory manufacturing jobs are beginning to require workers more proficient with computers and mathematics. For example, people capable of working with industrial CNC machines and CAD programs. There seem to be two major markets driving the change in manufacturing processes: medical equipment and alternative energy. ...
Wanted: GM Seeds for Study SEEDMAGAZINE.COM →
higem: Interesting discussion of the conflict between scientists who want to study the impact of GM plants and companies who don’t want their seeds used for research