Category Archives: Technology

Why Can’t Some People Give Up Incandescent Light Bulbs?

There is a subset of the U.S. population who, when told by the government that doing something a particular way would be better for the entire U.S. as a whole, immediately resist. This includes such sensible things as fluoridated water, … Continue reading

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iOS 4.3 and Home Sharing

After updating my iPod touch and my iPad to iOS 4.3 today, I experimented with Apple’s new Home Sharing feature. Once I had configured iTunes on my MacBook Pro to enable sharing, I discovered that I had to go to … Continue reading

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Providing Open Networks in Autocratic States

The growth of the Internet and wireless telephone networks has made it much easier for people to exchange information. Unfortunately, these technologies are tightly controlled in many countries where repressive governments seek to control the flow of information. Shervin Pishevar … Continue reading

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Fulton Surface-to-Air Recovery System

Recently I have been watching a lot of old movies, most of which I had not seen before. Inspired by John Gruber and Dan Benjamin’s recent reviews of James Bond movies on their Talk Show podcast, I purchased and watched … Continue reading

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