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Verizon’s Mobile ‘Supercookies’ Seen as Threat to Privacy by NATASHA SINGER and BRIAN X. CHEN


By NATASHA SINGER and BRIAN X. CHEN

Advertisers, and possibly other third parties, are finding ways to exploit a hidden tracking mechanism that Verizon Wireless users cannot delete. 11 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

"A Knowledge that is Dying to be Born": Manipulating Knowledge in The Difference Engine

In The Difference Engine, William Gibson and Bruce Sterling compose an alternate history depicting technological, environmental, and socio-political crises of the nineteenth century. At the heart of this novel is an overwhelming sense of ambivalence regarding technological advancement which leads to societal “chaos.” I wish to focus on what I understand as a constellation between Gibson and Sterling’s emphasis on law(lessness?), the power of knowledge, and the proliferation of advertisements throughout Victorian London. 504 more words

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Laser Sword

Here is a awesome shot done by Martin Zurmuehle. I’m going to put this one in the Art Category but I’m a big fan of Star Wars and I can’t stop drooling over this image long enough to analyze it. 12 more words

Photography

Islam and the National Front by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

Islamic fundamentalism must be fought, but such efforts are useless if France does not also examine it’s history of social and political marginalization. 11 more words

Evan J. Zimmer MD

Organizing a Novel (That is Half-Written)

As part of the generation that uses online search engines for many things, I took to the internet in search of some help.

Help doing what, you ask? 384 more words

Writing

Review: Transcendental by James Gunn @ Infinispace.net

James Gunn was never in my wheelhouse.  To be honest I’d never heard of him until sometime within the last year.  Which is odd since he is a SFWA Grand Master, and only thirty authors have been given that honor in the past forty years, and there are only ten living members of the Grand Ma… 20 more words

Science Fiction

PHOTO GALLERY 4

This photo gallery features the vehicles and troops of the Landoth Protectorate, one of the members of the Galactic Union.

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Photo Gallery 4

28mm Miniatures