Category: Technology

Google Looks for A2 Real Estate

Via Murph on Arborupdate, the Detroit News reports Google is looking for space in Ann Arbor. 200,000 square feet of space for 1,000 jobs – in a state that badly needs them. Remember all the backlash in the last year against Richard Florida and his Cool Cities theory? According to the News: “Boston and Boulder, […]

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The RIAA on Campus

Always good for a link, George sent me a link to this EFF white paper: Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today released a white paper exploring solutions. Entitled “When Push Comes to Shove: A Hype-Free Guide to Evaluating Technical Solutions to Copyright on Campus,? the paper examines the benefits and drawbacks of several systems designed to […]

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Shut-ins in Japan

This is from a Post story today about Japan’s “nerd culture”: Yet some sociologists critical of the nerd culture here have linked it to the high incidence of severe behavioral problems among men under 40. Immersed in role-playing games and comic fantasy worlds, many have found real-life personal conflict difficult to cope with– one cause, […]

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Political Tech Firm in Hot Water

Via E, this from AmericaBlog: Convio, a big Internet consulting firm in DC, worked on Howard Dean’s campaign among other big lefty clients. Well, now they’re working for the Alliance for Marriage, the lead group of anti-gay religious right bigots trying to write us out of the US Constitution. —–

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