io9 is proud to present fiction from Lightspeed Magazine. Once a month, we'll be featuring a story from Lightspeed's current issue. This month's selection is "The Infill Trait" by C.C.Finlay. Enjoy!
Square, the super-cool payment system that lets you collect peoples' credit card dollars on your smart phone, is delayed indefinitely while the company tightens various infrastructural screws. CEO Jack Dorsey admits they rolled features out "before they were fully baked."
Decent iPad RTS games were somewhere between numbers one and four for on the Giz staff's various wishlists, and Command & Conquer: Red Alert is one of the all time greats of the genre.
Unfortunately, the razor-saving video tip I wanted to show you today was "old news" from February. But! As I sat there this morning, dejected, I decided to click Google's very experimental "Transcribe Audio" feature...and nearly crapped my pants with fear.
Convicted murderer and future American Idol contestant Charles Manson has used the liberal Creative Commons license to release a new 16-track album from prison. The album, called, ironically, One Mind, is free to download at LimeWire. As an added bonus, the CC license allows listeners to copy the tracks as much as…