Tag Archives: technology

Iranian Blogger Warns of Internet Centralization after 6 Years in Prison

In 2008, Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan was imprisoned by the Iranian government. He had been sentenced to 20 years, but he was unexpectedly released after 6 years. Having been isolated from the Internet for so long, he is dismayed by … Continue reading

Leave a comment
Category: technology
Tagged: , , ,

Ends vs Means – The Problem With President Obama’s Call for Net Neutrality

The internet has been buzzing with discussion of President Obama’s recent call for Net Neutrality and the contrary reaction from some Republicans like Senator Ted Cruz. If you are not familiar with the term, I encourage you to read about Net … Continue reading

Category: politics, technology
Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Monday Link Dump: Antibacterial Silver, Jim Henson Letters, 3D Sugar Printers, and Why You Should Never Use Your ATM Card

Silver has long been thought to have anti-bacterial properties. New research suggests how silver works against bacteria and that adding silver to standard antibiotics not only makes them more effective, but actually reverses antibiotic resistance in E. Coli .

Leave a comment
Category: link dump
Tagged: , , , , , , , , ,

Monday Morning Link Dump: 6 Californias, Anarchist Author Grows Up, Luxury Scientific Journals, and more

It’s Monday again! Here is a selection of interesting links that I have run across that I never got around to sharing: Silicon Valley Entrepreneur proposes splitting California into six new individual states

Leave a comment
Category: link dump
Tagged: , , , , , , ,