Monthly Archives: June 2007

The rumors are true

Last week, Huffington Post ran a strangely geeky gossip item about how Gawker Media might be launching a science fiction blog, and poaching a Wired writer to run it. This week, C|Net reveals all, or at least a skewed version …

Google Street View — menace, menace, or menace?

No, really, Google Street View is pissing me off. It’s a new application that’s part of Google Maps that allows users to view street-level pictures of homes and businesses — using arrows, you can literally “walk” down a street, and …

The trouble with Wikipedia

I love Wikipedia — as many people have noted, it’s an incredibly well-maintained public resource of information written by its users. What makes it such a valuable resource is that everyone who contributes can bring their own area of expertise …