Is optimism just a crazy notion, or does technological innovation totally justify our faith? In the comments on our article about optimistic stories that could still come true, commenter Corpore-metal points out some of the ways that technology has transformed the world — even if we're never going to have a utopia.
I guess I should have sent my story to Giz as well since it reminds me of what this tipster had to say. I happened to be in an elevator with Steve Jobs who appeared to be eating a small child, blood smeared across his face and spilling down his turtleneck in evanescent streaks. At first I acted like nothing was off –…
There is no way I'm exchanging romantic words with someone when I have no idea what their natural scent is.
It seems nobody complains or even jokes about 20 something or even 30 something year old adults rocking out with little toy guitars and little toy drums, but god forbid someone puts on a pair of 3D shutter glasses, coolness comes to an end.
wait, so you mean that its their strategy to enter a market with a shite product, and then slowly shift their sodden arse up the quality ladder, presuming that the customer will be there waiting for them?
I have in fact had a printer nearly kill me.
I am 45 years old and I have been an audiofile since I was 12 years old. I have never been able to afford any of the more expensive audio systems, but I do have the "Golden Ears" to tell the difference.
I sort of have an erm... "man crush" on Frucci so I think I'll follow him.
I use DropBox [www.getdropbox.com] and set up a little script that calls whatismyip.org and writes the result to a text file. This is done once an hour. DropBox syncs to my work machine with that text file. That way a static ip isn't needed.
i think the site got hacked because if u follow engadget link u will find the picture and different article but this one is full of shit and Viagra.
I spent 3 days over a weekend, and a friday clearing my domain ( 300+ clients ) of the B variant.
WHAT?! NO PICS?!
I would urge interested readers to hunt down Robert Silverberg's beautifully written short story "Lion Time in Timbuctoo". It has a 20th Century CE dominated by Muslim Turks, Africans, Incas, Aztecs, and various Asian powers due to the Black Plague killing three-quarters of the European population rather than the 1/4…