pictures for sad children →
beautiful and hilarious.
Terabyte nanotech thumb drives around the corner?... →
OiNK Domains Now Point To The Pirate Bay DNS |... →
Popular BitTorrent tracker OiNK was shut down by Dutch and British law enforcement. The record industry is finally starting to crack down on torrent sites - the key question during any court case is whether linking to infringing content is illegal (torrent websites don’t host any illegal content). If it’s ruled that it is illegal, a lot of other companies could be in trouble as well -...
Saul Williams' New CD Improves Upon Radiohead's... →
Get 192kbps DRM-free MP3s for free, get 320kbps or lossless audio for $5. Presumably Nine Inch Nails will release their future albums in this way as well [this CD was produced by NIN’s Trent Reznor, who’s been talking for months about doing this once he’s free of his record contract].
Sign of the Apocalypse, Part I: LOLCode →
A programming language based on LOLcats grammar.
Failed predictions [Wikipedia] →
Another example of Wikipedia’s ability to be useful and having subject matter beyond that of a conventional encyclopedia.
More World of Warcraft players than farmers in... →
vaguely terrifying yet unsurprising
LA Weekly - The Life and Death of Jesse James [Not... →
You know those stories about meeting someone online who, in real life, is nothing like they say they are? This is about 10x more fucked-up.
Porn Industry vs. Piracy →
The link leads to a G4TV segment - apparently the adult industry claims it’s losing $2B to piracy worldwide. The video’s a little frustrating because neither side in the discussion can really state their case - the guy selling porn doesn’t realize that copyright infringement can’t be applied to BitTorrent trackers in foreign countries and thinks that the Pirate Party rep...