January 25th, 2010 | brainjuice
- stamen design | HQ2 week 2
"One of our clients talked about how, far from the iPhone being a fancy phone for yuppies, it's better to think about it as a primary computer for low-income people. So we're going to have to address this sooner or later…" I'm not sure this is correct, but it's interesting to consider.
(tags:comms computing culture )
- Guardian editor hits back at paywalls
"The Guardian editor-in-chief, Alan Rusbridger, has delivered a riposte to Rupert Murdoch's campaign to introduce paywalls to newspaper websites, claiming that it could lead the industry to a "sleepwalk into oblivion"."
(tags:news net )
- Maximum height of extreme waves up dramatically in Pacific Northwest
"A major increase in maximum ocean wave heights off the Pacific Northwest in recent decades has forced scientists to re-evaluate how high a "100-year event" might be…"
- Study predicts HIV drug resistance will surge
"New research predicts that a wave of drug-resistant HIV strains will emerge in San Francisco within the next five years, hampering efforts to control the pandemic."
- BBC News – Eighth Scots anthrax drug death
"An eighth drug addict has died after being infected with anthrax, health officials have confirmed…"
(tags:drugs crime med )
- Global Guerrillas: BOOK REVIEW: American Apocalypse
"There's a new little book of fiction out by a writer named Nova called, "American Apocalypse." It's a wild west scenario with the second American depression (D2) as a backdrop…"