A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Google’s Road Map to Global Domination This in-depth profile of Google’s huge mapping efforts shows that “Where?” is one of the most powerful questions we can ask of technology, or that it can ask of us. —Tom Simonite, senior editor, IT
In an effort to oppose Michigan’s recently passed legislation opting the state out of abortion insurance coverage, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan have created a web site entitled “Enough is Enough!” The web site has a variety of talking points against the legislation, information about contacting legislators, a place to sign up to get involved […]
Like all right-thinking people, I would like to see the newly released movie “Anchorman 2.” I checked the Web site for the movie theater nearest my house to look into tickets. And I saw a strange thing. While I prefer … Continue reading ?
You might remember, back in October, we partnered with Red Bull to launch the Red Bull Rampage site, taking advantage of the latest web standards and showcasing an awesome 3D course for the event using WebGL. Tomorrow, December 21 at...Show More Summary
When it comes to mastering great web design, there are two approaches to take: study the advanced theories and invent something beautiful, or learn the basics and make slight alterations of sites that work well. We’re of the belief that the second approach is best for most businesses, especially if time and money are scarce. […]
Check out what’s happening around the web! Martha Stewart’s throwing shade at Gwyneth Paltrow. (D Listed) Adriana Lima enjoys some family time in Miami. (Moe Jackson) Candice Swanepoel busts a move on Instagram! (DS, Site NSFW) Are Gwyneth Paltrow and … Continue reading »
Voting ends today in the 2013 ABA Blawg 100 -- "the 100 best Web sites by lawyers, for lawyers, as chosen by the editors of the ABA Journal." TaxProf Blog is one of fifteen blogs nominated in the Niche category. To vote, go here. Three other members of our Law...
As expected, the two men charged with the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby - Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale - have been found guilty and will be sentenced in the New Year. The BBC's web site does and excellent job of painting inShow More Summary
AirWeb is web browser for your Apple TV. It uses your iPhone or iPad as a control and shows the results on the big screen via AirPlay, letting you quickly browse to any site using your multitouch screen. You know … Read more ›
The unaccountable, multi-million-pound feel-good porn filters that UK ISPs were ordered to install by the Prime Minister are (predictably) grossly overblocking the Web.
Prismatic 2.0 for iOS released this morning. I’ve been a big fan of the news aggregator Prismatic ever since it originally launched on the web. As far as I’m concerned, there is no better site on the internet today for aggregating all of the news stories that I care about than Prismatic. It’s the ultimate […]
On Tuesday, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic wrote on the New York Review of Books' web site about the pleasures of reliving his youthful experiences through the music and movies he could find on YouTube. Show More Summary
A few days ago, I learned that Geeks are Sexy has been nominated as part of the Entrepreneur and Verisign’s Top 100.Net Sites of the Web list, and I need your help to reach the #1 spot! Just follow this link and vote by following the instructions provided on the page. Naturally, you don’t […]
Actress Zhang Ziyi has reportedly reached an undisclosed settlement with US-based rumor web site Boxun.com, which she had sued last year for libel after it had published stories saying she was sleeping with government officials for money—one of the officials being Bo Xilai. [ more › ]
Viki, the global video site acquired by Japan’s Rakuten in September, has taken a big step to upping its presence in China after announcing a partnership with Baidu, the country’s... Keep reading ?
The new look of Flickr is ready to surface in other spots on the web, now that Yahoo's photo site has rolled out a new style for embedded photos. Enabled by default if you're using the preview UI, the new embed code pulls in extra data like title and...
Obama adviser John Podesta today apologized for comparing House Republicans to the Jonestown cult led by Jim Jones. The Washington Post’s Web site reports: Podesta made the remark in an article in Politico Magazine, saying that the Obama...Show More Summary
ReadWriteReflect offers a look back at major technology trends, products and companies of the past year. This has been the year of the image—whether selfies, memes, pins or what-have-you. Social sites that emphasize pictures over text—Pinterest,...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI), the education and research arm of the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), today released new information exposing the ongoing abortion transparency problems during implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The SBA List called on Congress to immediately vote on the Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act (S. 1848) introduced today […]
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Inside China’s Version of Silicon ValleyAn innovative area of Beijing challenges the “long-held idea that China’s Internet companies merely copy the products of the West.” —Brian Bergstein, deputy editor