Katina from the Electronic Frontier Foundation sez, "From fighting fiendish copyright trolls, to freeing your smart
phones from restrictions against jailbreaking, to helping you
take better control of your privacy on Facebook, EFF works
tirelessly for your digital rights. What better way to celebrate
than to chronicle a few of our biggest fights in 8-bit style?
These breakout victories were only possible thanks to
individuals like you, so please consider making a year-end contribution if you haven't yet done so."
I make a major donation every year to EFF (this year I gave $5,000) because I see the work they do as fundamental to keeping the Internet free and open for every other fight I care about, from Wikileaks censorship to privacy, from access to knowledge to freedom of association and freedom of the press.
Someone outfitted a Boston Dynamics SPOT mobile robot with a silly fake horse head and suddenly the future of robotics looks a lot less scary. As esteemed futurist Jim Dator once said, “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”
On Thursday, Tesla denied media reports that it fired employees who chose to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic, rather than expose themselves to possible infection at Elon Musk’s California factory.
With all due respect to our vegetarian friends, there might be nothing more intrinsically linked to the 4th of July holiday than a big ole cookout. Sure, fireworks and celebrating the birth of a constitutional republic are great too, but showing off your cooking prowess with a brilliantly seared, mouth-watering slab of grade-A American beef […]
We’re at the midway point of 2020. So…how’s the year going for you so far? Yeah…we can guess. But while there’s a lot about 2020 we can’t directly control, maybe a little retail therapy can help make you feel better. Sure, the 39 items we gathered together can absolutely bring a smile to your face. […]
When revved-up kids used to dribble a basketball through the kitchen or practice their footwork with a soccer ball in front of the television, exasperated parents would often just send ‘em outside to play. But these days, sending kids out might not be the best course of action. Despite all the changes, many budding young […]