Monthly Archives: November 2007

Verizon Wireless to Unlock Its Network

IPaq 510 Leading this morning's tech news and rumor mongering is word that at 10:30 EST Verizon Wireless will announce that it's opening its network and allowing any compatible device and any compatible application to run on it. It should … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Kindle Launches

  Kindle Sideways At a press conference in New York City, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos debuted the company's e-book dubbed Kindle. Smaller and thinner than previous e-book attempts, the most noteworthy thing about Amazon's device is that it includes free … Continue reading

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Feed the World

Free Rice "There are things in life other than money: hunger, poverty, misery." — BB Gabor At this time of year many people's thoughts turn to doing good for others.  John Breen, a Bloomington, Indiana, computer programmer recently turned his thoughts to … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality: Comcast Gets Sued

  Net Neutrality The issue of who controls the Internet–whether it remains as it is with open access or can be controlled by private telecommunications companies–moved to the fore again this week when a San Francisco subscriber to Comcast launched … Continue reading

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EVE Fanfest: From Reykjavik With Love

Leif and Cathedral What could motivate over 1,000 people to travel to one of the most remote (and frosty) places on the planet simply to meet people who like to play the same game? EVE Online. EVE is a massively … Continue reading

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The Future of Transportation?

Recently, I had an opportunity to ride the only full-scale magnetic levitation or maglev train operating in the United States. It's a lot more exciting than the video attests, so for the full story, see the cover story in the … Continue reading

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