2600 Magazine's Emmanuel Goldstein writes, "2600, the hacker magazine published on paper since 1984, has taken the plunge into the digital realm at long last with a Kindle edition of the current issue. This is the first in a series of steps into digital publishing for 2600. All kinds of other platforms and formats are being explored. There have already been some issues with Amazon, namely the inability for 2600 to offer full subscriptions due to really bad terms for magazine publishers on Kindle as opposed to book publishers. Also, there's a glitch in the UK site's search engine - if you don't know the exact URL of the 2600 selection, you won't ever find it. These are among the growing pains of the new technology."
Arthur C. Clarke forecasts the future in 1974. We’ve come a long way. Kinda. (via r/ObscureMedia)
More than 200 engineers at Google are said to be preparing a ‘women’s walk’, in which people walk out of work, after claims that the company protected sexual harasser executives, and offered them generous payouts.
MEPs in European Parliament want Facebook to submit to a full audit by European Union bodies to determine whether the U.S. based social media company adequately protects users’ personal data. The demand made in the form of an EU resolution adopted Thursday, October 25, 2018, follows the company’s recent breach scandal, in which data belonging […]
A picture can be worth a heck of a lot more than just a thousand words. If you’ve squinted for ages trying to get just the right photo, you might have the right passion for a career behind the camera. You might even have the right equipment, but do you have the know-how? The Beginner-To-Expert […]
In case you hadn’t noticed from the sleigh bell-heavy music and the hues on your Starbucks cup, the holiday season hasn’t shown any more patience this year. But that doesn’t need to be a bad thing, especially if you’re hoping to get a jump on your shopping. Retailers aren’t waiting til Black Friday to dish […]
What do you get for the techie who has everything? How about giving them a Raspberry Pi and letting them make pretty much anything. Or better yet, do it for yourself with the Ultimate Raspberry Pi eBook Bundle. This trove of ideas and education unlocks the unlimited potential of this mini-computer, whose affordability and versatility […]