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October 12, 2011 Opinion

Online Confidential

Free software project provides secure alternative to Skype

June 8, 2011 Canadian News

Beating Bad Habits

How community organizers are working together for more secure online communications

February 28, 2007 Environment

Risky Business

Climate change “quick-fixes” are good for business, but may prove disastrous for the environment

January 9, 2007 Weblog:

Greening the Reality Distortion Field

After 30 years, Steve Jobs still has the ability whip lot of people (well, journalists and geeks, anyway) into a frenzy of anticipation and speculation. The famed reality distortion field is stronger than ever. Why, I remember being a junior high kid compulsively reloading the MacWeek web site in a beta version of Mosaic on similar occasions. And "why?" is indeed the operative question. There's no rational reason to get riled up about this stuff, excepting perhaps that shiny things are neat. Oooh, shiny.

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November 28, 2006 Arts

Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?

wiki_fp.jpgAs questions about the accuracy of the anyone-can-edit encyclopedia persist, academics are split on whether to ignore it, or start contributing.

As questions about the accuracy of the anyone-can-edit encyclopedia persist, academics are split on whether to ignore it, or start contributing

July 10, 2006 Arts

Listening To The New Museum

museum_fp.jpgPodcasts are changing the way we see and hear museums. Tim McSorley listens in.

Podcasts are changing the way we see and hear museums

February 21, 2005 Environment

Nanotechnology and the Rebirth of Alchemy

nanotech-fp.jpg Is nanotechnology moving too fast for us to assess the risks that might be involved? Yuill Herbert reports.

Are converging technologies laying a golden egg?

September 12, 2003 Arts

New Brain Machine Improves Musical Creativity

face_fp.jpgYes, you read the headline correctly, and no, I can't believe it either, but apparently scientists have invented a brain machine that dramatically enhances musical performance, thus paving the way for a new race of highly skilled super-musicians. According to the BBC, "the system - called neurofeedback - trains musicians to clear their minds and produce more creative brain waves. Research, to be published in the journal Neuroreport, indicates the technique helps musicians to improve by an average of 17%...

-by Matt Brennan -

June 26, 2003 International News

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