Archaeologist Uses 2,000-Year-Old Sky to Study Roman Ruins

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If archaeology was once about digging through dirt, it is increasingly—like almost every other profession—about programming computers. Bernie Frischer, an Indiana University "archaeo-informaticist," has came up with a new theory about two Roman monuments. His finding are based on 3D reconstructions of the monuments… » 12/19/13 6:20pm 12/19/13 6:20pm

Ancient Romans Built Monuments Centuries Before Archaeologists Believed

We already knew Rome wasn't built in a day. But it turns out it took a lot longer to build than anyone imagined. According to The New York Times, last summer an archeological dig about 11 miles from central Rome revealed that the Romans were erecting monuments far earlier than we previously thought. » 8/21/13 11:00am 8/21/13 11:00am

Why Facebook Will Fall Like the Roman Empire

John Naughton at the Guardian has a perfect—albeit obvious—observation: Despite their overwhelming dominance, Facebook and Apple will eventually fall. "History should teach us that for today's technology industry titans, the only way is down." That goes for Google, too. And Amazon. It's inevitable. » 1/28/13 1:20pm 1/28/13 1:20pm

HTC Touch.B Surfaces, Dismisses Rome Codename

Moonlighting under the Touch.B name, more details on HTC's Rome handset have been unearthed in France, including some dishy photos which show the two-tone phone properly for the first time. My, the family resemblance is strong. UPDATE » 12/02/09 6:31am 12/02/09 6:31am