Opinion & Commentary

Wanna-meme

Are you doing the Boston Typewriter? Perhaps we're lucky that when it comes to marketing, viral video has its limits.

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In 2010, the EFF leveled up

In 2010, the Electronic Frontier Foundation fought copyright monopolies, walled-garden mobile phone formats, and privacy invasion in the social media, helping keep the Internet safeeven for 8-bit nostalgia. Video after the jump.

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Retronovation

Old-fashioned telephone handsets and film cameras: gadgets that redeem the present by way of obsolete technology.

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No Exit

A teenager who fell to his death from the wheel well of a Boston-bound airliner furnishes an example of a rarity in our time: a truly outrageous act.

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Unevenly Distributed: Chrome, the iPad and the Crossroads of Civilization

On October 7th, 1930 slender and bright; like a string tense and silent in anticipation of the purpose of her note Beatrice Warde was introduced to the British Typographer's Guild. The speech she gave would change the way people thought about type for the next fifty years... and should be burnt into the flesh of anyone who is making a gadget to this day.

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