Tag Archives: technology

Genome Slicing Could Slice Society

My blog usually entails writing about stuff more like Gnome, but today, I can write about real genomes. Recently, the NY Times reported that scientists had found an easy way to slice and edit genes. The same scientists have also … Continue reading

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Fractal Spotlight: the artist Xzendor7

Rolando Burbon, a.k.a. Xzendor7, is a artist on DeviantArt who specializes in fractal manipulations – images composed of multiple fractals. His artwork is very unique and very attractive, sometimes requiring hundreds of fractal elements.

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Morals and Copyrights

Table of Contents Background for this article Moral Background Interpreting the Constitution Intentions of Copyrights Society by Said Interpretation From the Wicked Depths of Capitalism Creativity Might Be a Joke Privilege, not Right Utopia Conclusion Appendix: Letter of Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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IT Gametime (comic)

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Ripple Credit – Pros, Cons, and Swimming with Sharks

Table of Contents Wacky Intro Background Pros Cons Parting Thought

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The Purpose of Websites is Being Lost

Background for this post I was reading recently on the kissmetrics blog about unforgettable website designs (where a couple of my links came from). If this were the only place I’d looked, obviously my statistics would be quite flawed – … Continue reading

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Future Tech is Pandora’s New Box

According to Greek myth, Pandora was given a box by the gods that was full of evil. But Pandora was curious and, in order to satisfy that natural curiosity, opened the box. The literal story may not be a historical … Continue reading

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Half a Cyber Horror: Serial Experiments Lain

(As a small irony, I’ve noticed I name my opinion articles something fancy like other bloggers just trying to make the article look interesting to read.)

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FOSS Games: Why They Should Exist, Don’t, and What To Do

Table of Contents Synthesis of Webber’s blog post Reason’s FOSS games aren’t completed How FOSS games should be created

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FSF Downplays Valve

Last time I criticized the Free Software Foundation, it was unwarranted – I hadn’t found the back-link to the page that explained what they were saying. This time, it looks like I can blame their ambiguity.

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