History in Motion

In just under six hours, a army of automobiles will descend upon Victorville, California to race across a 60 mile urban course. Not for the filming of another “Fast and the Furious” flick, or an impromptu rally race, but something a little more historic: in this competition, the contestants have more in common with an […]

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Cordoba Weblogs “Evento”

Last night a bunch of bloggers here in Cordoba, Argentina got together to drink beer, eat pizza, and talk about technology (among other topics). Tons of fun. Saludos en particular a Pablo (que buen marketing de tu blog!), Nicolas (vamos con la fuerza Mac), Daniel (sí, soy una masa…y humilde!), and Diego (que maestro de […]

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Facebook is NOT worth $15 Billion

I know everybody is throwing around this insane figure of Facebook being worth $15 billion.  It is not true. Nick Carr gets it right: Welcome to Fantasy Island. Extrapolating Facebook’s true worth from Microsoft’s investment is a ridiculous exercise, for two main reasons. First, the investment is part of a broader deal, the details of […]

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What a bargain: $9,250 per song

If this isn’t evidence that copyright law is dangerously out-of-whack here in the United States: Thomas, an employee of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, an Indian tribe, was ordered to pay a 9,250-dollar fine for each of 24 shared songs cited in the case, including Godsmack’s “Spiral,” Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” and Sara […]

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