Last week was Yom HaShoah, the official day of Holocaust remembrance, a commemoration with good intentions that nonetheless brings up feelings of ambivalence in many Jews I know.
One friend remarked, "Every day is Holocaust remembrance day at my house," indicating she does not share her parents' pa ... More >>
The Computer Age. The Digital Revolution. The Information Era. Many also say it's the Food Age. We're bombarded by facts and opinions on how, what and where to eat. How to choose? That's where technology helps by putting ideas into our hands, literally. More and more, travel and food guides are loo ... More >>
*Culture Collide Festival review: Liam Finn, Rainbow Arabia, Guineafowl, The Awkwards perform on October 6, 2011
*Culture Collide Festival review: The Death Letters and Cameras perform on October 8, 2011
*Culture Collide Festival review: Chad VanGaalen & Gang Gang Dance perform on October ... More >>
FacebookAlex Eljabiri.In the annals of stupid (alleged) criminals, videotaping one's shenanigans has to be one of the more shortsighted moves of all time.
But it certainly can help authorities nail you to the wall.
Take the case of Alex Eljabiri, who police nabbed last month for allegedly b ... More >>
The future is almost here. Except for the part with jet packs and holographic television. The part that is here? Cloud based music storage. WTF is that, you might be wondering, and why should I care? Herewith we will tell you what it is, why it's important, and how it affects ... More >>
Earth Hope NetworkInternet rebels get cold feet in the face of the big bad TSAAll major news sources this morning are clawing at whatever mangled corpse is left of the TSA hype. Today was supposed to be national opt-out day -- and still could be, of course, once the straight-laced early-morni ... More >>
For some people, food is just the stuff we eat, but for others, it's a bit more important. Take your mother, whose favorite television show is Top Chef and who staged a Quickfire Gravy Challenge at Thanksgiving this year. From the boyfriend who says "yes chef!" when you're boiling pasta for dinner t ... More >>
On May 2 Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor broke the news via Twitter that Apple had rejected the updated NIN iPhone app because it contained "objectionable content," specifically lyrics on the album The Downward Spiral. Needless to say, Reznor is pissed. After posting Apple's rejection e-mail on the NI ... More >>
CDs are kind of fucked, but so are radical new models of music consumption. The key to selling music is still not about convenience, price, or practicality. It is about obsession and possession and most of all object fetish.