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Linden Lab grabs its second life with creativity games

Philippine Supreme Court suspends anti-cybersex, anti-cybercrime law

arstechnica.com
The Philippine Supreme Court has suspended a massive new law that targets cybercrime, cybersquatting, spam, online libel, and even cybersex. The Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which we reported on last month, drew the ire of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, who...
Philippine Supreme Court suspends anti-cybersex, anti-cybercrime law

Reflections before surgery

globalneighbourhoods.net
I learned last Wednesday that I will have open heart surgery this Tuesday, May 11. There really hasn't been much to do since then. There's a few details: I need a new bathroom, and if I am going to use my computer outside during recovery I need a new...
Reflections before surgery
Scientists poke frozen mammoth, liquid blood squirts out
Google hosts Indonesian street art with Chrome Open Spaces, invites archipelago artists to submit work via custom Chrome app (Video)
90 Seconds on The Verge: hints, allegations, and things left unsaid
The Cure For Everbloat: How To Organize All Your Cloud-Connected Stuff

Google Street View gets its most northerly territory with Svalbard, 400 miles from mainland Europe

thenextweb.com
Less than a month after Google rolled out one of Street View’s biggest ever updates with 250,000 miles of roads globally, the Internet giant is hitting the slopes with its latest update by adding some of the world’s most well-known ski runs. It’s almost a year ago to the day...
Google Street View gets its most northerly territory with Svalbard, 400 miles from mainland Europe
Underwater tourist photos help scientists track individual whale sharks, study finds

Google launches four short Chrome ads - but maybe shouldn't have

9to5google.com
Google has launched four new 15-second ads for Chrome which seem incredibly mundane compared to the high quality, inspirational fare we’ve grown accustom to. They are such a stark contrast to some of the better ads we’ve seen for any technology over the past few years. It goes downhill from here… We’re presumably...
Google launches four short Chrome ads - but maybe shouldn't have

Why Japanese readers don't like e-books

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Japan has some of the fastest internet connections in the world, but physical media such as books and DVDs still remain popular. By Michael Fitzpatrick, contributor FORTUNE -- Despite Japan's "default-setting-for-the future" status, coined by Sci-fi writer William Gibson, time on this rocky archipelago appears to be headed backwards. Kerosene...
Why Japanese readers don't like e-books

BenchPrep Partners With Educational Publishers Including Pearson, O'Reilly, Microsoft Press

betakit.com
BenchPrep today announced that it has added a number of new publisher partners to its roster, including Pearson Education, O’Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Archipelago Learning, A.D., Banker & Co. and Allen Resources, bringing a total of more than 100 new courses to BenchPrep’s online library. It’s a significant win...
BenchPrep Partners With Educational Publishers Including Pearson, O'Reilly, Microsoft Press
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