Devices versus Technology

A cou­ple of months ago, Google announced that Android 2.0 (their mobile oper­at­ing sys­tem) will include a maps nav­i­ga­tion ser­vice which will pro­vide turn-by-turn dri­ving direc­tions. This news was cred­it­ed for dri­ving down the stock price of nav­i­ga­tion device man­u­fac­tur­ers Mag­ellen and Garmin. But real­ly, this should real­ly come as no sur­prise. GPS was once… Con­tin­ue read­ing Devices ver­sus Technology

One Hundred Year FUD

Nate Ander­son at Ars Tech­ni­ca takes a trip down mem­o­ry lane for the con­tent indus­try’s cen­­tu­ry-long fight against tech­nol­o­gy. Every step is a fight against the con­ve­niences we enjoy every­day (and these fools lat­er learned to mon­e­tize): The anx­ious rhetoric around new tech­nol­o­gy is real­ly quite shock­ing in its vehe­mence, from claims that the play­er… Con­tin­ue read­ing One Hun­dred Year FUD