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Return of blog anxiety

Instead of taking the Metafilter ethos mainstream, many blogs are leaving it behind

Lesk’s law

Content outruns storage because humans store things capriciously and illogically

Technology in wartime

In a time of war you can't enjoy a party game without thinking about your game console being used to kill people

International intrigue

A man, a lab, a scam, Lagos

Humans are dogs

Even monkeys can do math

Consumerist crap for the holidays

Hell yeah, I want a Wii

Comcast’s secret war on file sharing

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION For the past several months, Comcast has been covertly sending commands to your computer that tell it to stop receiving information — especially if that information is coming to you via BitTorrent,...

Are you my genome friend?

Home genomics: just another self-help scam?

Mapping the unmappable

Visualize global censorship

Why I voted for Josh Wolf

Opting for freedom of online expression

Carbon indulgences

Preserving biodiversity must go hand in hand with eradicating poverty

Consumer biotech

Predicting the future of the home-tech phenomenon

When science attacks

Killer scandals

Moaning Lisa

You cannot pin her down. You cannot forget her.

Always away

The curious case of IM etiquette

Whose bionics?

Turning the TV clock back on feminism

To see or not to see

The Internet Archive's wartime footage

Green satellites dying

Downsizing climate sensor networks could be bad news for all of us

NASA hippies

Golden records in outer space

Mouse politics

Turning predator, genome be damned

Anonymity trouble

The satisfactions of Wikiscanner

Foxing in the archive

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION Paper archives are dangerous. For the past several weeks, I've been standing knee-deep in paper untouched by human hands for decades, sorting through decaying files and strange pamphlets, breathing so much dust...

Kids safer online!

› annalee@techsploitation.com TECHSPLOITATION There's a horrifying new menace to children that's never existed before. Experts estimate that 75 to 90 percent of pornography winds up in the hands of children due to novel technologies and...

Pain and fun

The frisson of ambivalent feelings