One year ago today
Mayan Priests denied access to Guatemala ceremonial sites: Let's hope the Mayan priests will be allowed in and celebrate according their traditions and beliefs on the following days, as the festivities end on December 30 and that their voices and demands are finally heard by the international community.
Five years ago today
How a truck driver learned to build an atom bomb: Coster-Mullen dedicated himself to understanding the mechanical watchworks of Little Boy. There is no motivation beyond knowing, but that pursuit too has some potentially serious consequences.
Ten years ago today
Bollywood gambles on P2P: Bollywood movie fans will soon be able to download full-length features with the file-sharing software Kazaa.
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.