Posts Tagged: laptop

The Truth About Lying

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My gut is a red, fiery drum, a beacon of rosy light. My instinct to run is a bright radioactive pink arrow, a bloody blade. I was correct.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A bookstore in Wyoming has banned laptops and cell phones so customers can live like its 1993. The former headquarters of Borders Bookstores has become a tech hub. Can bookstores help America heal? The Denver public library has found a new way to raise money: selling books. Booksellers see a growing demand for books in […]

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The Web Isn’t Nirvana (But You Can Get All Their Albums For Free)

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On February 26, 1995, just about twenty years ago, Newsweek published an article by Clifford Stoll called “Why the Internet Won’t Be Nirvana.” In it, Stoll provides a litany of faults to be found in the nascent web. Although there’s a decidedly un-zen tone to the article, Stoll makes some surprisingly accurate predictions—right alongside some laughable ones. […]

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Weekly Geekery

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It’s time to shut down the comments section. And all the writers around the world rejoice. Jerkology 101: The science of sorting out your social life. E-books you can fold. Techy the Slate writer says, “Only you can prevent the viral lies.” The Internet is making your Ph.D. in English irrelevant. Or so argues The […]

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