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In Defense Of Digital Freedom: It's Time To Get Beyond 'Cyber' Hyperbole

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Marietje Schaake, a member of the European Parliament often credited as one of the most tech savvy (and, yes, a regular Techdirt reader) has penned an excellent article, In defense of digital freedom. It's well worth a read, even if it covers many things that regular readers of the site...
In Defense Of Digital Freedom: It's Time To Get Beyond 'Cyber' Hyperbole
Writing jokes for TV in an age of Twitter

What's the future of communication? Let's ask the experts

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Communication plays a role in all information exchanged between living species. Technically speaking, even plants and fungi communicate with each other. What sets us humans apart is the speed at which our means of communication develops and innovates. Technology has been helping us to communicate easier, faster and more often....
What's the future of communication? Let's ask the experts
Cornell’s Tech Campus Poaches UCLA’s Deborah Estrin for Its Technologist Dream Team

Warner Bros. Looks for Anti-Piracy Interns

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The UK arm of Warner Bros Entertainment is looking for students to spy on digital pirates.At first, it seems only logical: students know about piracy, many of them have commited acts that would be considered digital piracy, so why not hire them as counterintelligence? The actual description of the...
Warner Bros. Looks for Anti-Piracy Interns

Court OKs warrantless use of hidden surveillance cameras

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In latest case to test how technological developments alter Americans' privacy, federal court sides with Justice Department on police use of concealed surveillance cameras on private property. [Read more]...
Court OKs warrantless use of hidden surveillance cameras

Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

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This week we discuss gesture control technologies and how this form of interaction with computers is set to give birth to a new user-interface experience.Charles Arthur meets Assaf Gad from Israeli software company Pointgrab to discuss their hand gesture recognition technology and Aleks Krotoski talks to creative technologist Evan Grant...
Tech Weekly Podcast: Gesture control technologies

How the New York Times and CNN try to keep up with the tech companies

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The New York Times and CNN have both built strong online presences – through strongly contrasting technology strategies. Senior players at both companies explain"The New York Times is now as much a technology company as a journalism company," its executive editor Bill Keller said recently. A glance at the top...
How the New York Times and CNN try to keep up with the tech companies
A techie's guide to surviving the apocalypse tomorrow

Panasonic reveals pricing for (most) 2013 HDTVs, puts plasma R&D on ice

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Panasonic's NYC press event had more than pricing for its media streamers and Blu-ray players, as the company also put tags on its 2013 HDTVs. While it wasn't ready to announces MSRPs for its top of the line ZT60 plasmas that impressed us greatly at CES, it did put...
Panasonic reveals pricing for (most) 2013 HDTVs, puts plasma R&D on ice

Sunglass Partners With DIYROCKETS To Launch 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Design Competition

techcrunch.com
Two startups responsible for helping push the envelope on collaborative design and the democratization of building hardware are launching a competition today that could take open source 3D printing to the next level – and perhaps even into orbit. DIYROCKETS, the global space company co-founded by Darlene Damm and Diego Favarolo in 2012 to...
Sunglass Partners With DIYROCKETS To Launch 3D-Printed Rocket Engine Design Competition

Australian Recording Industry Continues To Fight The Technology That Is Saving It

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There have been many posts on Techdirt about the copyright industry's hatred for new technologies that eventually turned out to be important sources of additional revenue -- the VCR being perhaps the most famous example. Here's a splendid column from Adam Turner in the Sydney Morning Herald about the...
Australian Recording Industry Continues To Fight The Technology That Is Saving It
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3D printing: coming to a high street near you

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An American student last week fired a gun made with the new technology. Next up: jewellery and art from your local copyshopIt has been used to make weapons, life-saving body parts and even sex toys, but now 3D printing is moving from the industrial estate to the high street.One of...
3D printing: coming to a high street near you
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