8 June 2010

Notepad++ leaves SourceForge over export restrictions policy.

[via:Hacker News]

5 June 2010

EFF Founder: Internet has broken the political system


4 June 2010

Los Angeles media student suspended, reasons include “Tweeting about professor”

…the messages were non-threatening and didn’t mention the professors’ name.

[via:Andy Baio]

1 June 2010

The RSV safety car

How the U.S. Government killed the safest American car ever built

[via:Daniel Schildt]

The Internet is killing car culture among US youth

“It’s not just new drivers driving less. The share of automobile miles driven by people ages 21 to 30 in the U.S. fell to 13.7% in 2009 from 18.3% in 2001 and 20.8% in 1995, according to data from the Federal Highway Administration’s National Household Travel Survey released earlier this year.”

[via:Tim O’Reilly]

27 May 2010

husband beating wife vintage ad chase sanborn coffee store-testing

Sexist vintage ads: some of these have been circulating the net for the longest time, still, there’s a few I hadn’t seen before.

[via:Daniel Brahneborg/RT]

26 May 2010

The Republicans’ new Web site is not exactly what they hoped it would be.

[via:Hacker News]

20 May 2010

Founder of Internet Archive on the Google book scanning lawsuit

He mentions an actually unsettling side effect of Google’s endeavor: the accelerating privatization of library like institutions.

[via:Internet Archive]

14 May 2010

The Tea Party Jacobins (essay on recent American libertarian populism)


5 May 2010

Antarctic Research Bases Are Seriously Self-Sustaining

[via:Laughing Squid]

28 April 2010

IFPI’s child porn strategy (Christian Engström, Pirate MEP)

”Child pornography is great,” the speaker [at a seminar organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm on May 27, 2007, under the title ”Sweden — A Safe Haven for Pirates?] declared enthusiastically. ”It is great because politicians understand child pornography. By playing that card, we can get them to act, and start blocking sites.””

[via:Inka Salminen]

22 April 2010

White House open sources Drupal modules


20 April 2010

Aftonbladets artikel om Wikileaks, inklusive intervju med grundaren Julian Assange

Wikileaks uppmärksammade Collateral Murder verkar vara ett steg mot att journalistkåren öppet börjar diskutera dagens medielandskap i relation till ett fritt Internet.

[via:Marie Axelsson/RT]

Author Marie Lee explains how cannabis eases symptoms of chronic pain and autism in her 9-year-old son. In three parts: 1, 2, 3.

Oh and happy 4/20.

[via:Randi Harper]

19 April 2010

Towing Company Sues Student For $750,000 For Creating A Facebook Group

[via:Jonatan Seeskari]

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