political significance

political significance

From shopping to warfare, why maps shape our minds as well as our planet

www.guardian.co.uk
Apple's new mapping software is under intense scrutiny - but a series of new books and an exhibition demonstrate that cartography is a huge and growing influenceMaps are at the centre of a worldwide commercial power struggle this weekend as Apple faces criticism of the technology it has developed for...
From shopping to warfare, why maps shape our minds as well as our planet

Work completed on China-Taiwan undersea cables

www.electronista.com
Data has been sent over a pair of undersea fiber optic cables between China and Taiwan. Traffic between the two countries flowed through the cables for four minutes as part of a completion ceremony, with some commentators suggesting the first data connection between the two countries as having some political...
Work completed on China-Taiwan undersea cables

Would You Give Birth To A Neandertal Baby?

readwrite.com
MIT Technology Review spots a wild story on Genome Web about George Church, a molecular geneticist at Harvard, who is developing technology that can create Neandertal cells. Once he gets the cells, Church hopes to find an "adventurous female human" who will volunteer to be a surrogate mom for the...
Would You Give Birth To A Neandertal Baby?
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