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3 in 4 Americans engaged in the arts when technology is factored in

Feb 25, 2011
Researchers have taken a data mining dive into a 2008 survey and come up with some pretty remarkable results. The 2008 Survey of Public...
Posted In: according to a recent study, art, Entertainment, government, Web Culture

Google changes algorithm

Feb 25, 2011
We did a show on this a couple of weeks ago: /...
Posted In: business, Google, search, social media, spam, Web Culture

Facetime for Mac goes public

Feb 24, 2011
The Mac based version of the iPhone's video phone call app has been in testing for a while but it just went live. Facetime for Mac is available as...
Posted In: apple, business, facetime, mac, Web Culture

Tivo on the radio - DAR.FM

Feb 24, 2011
DAR.FM is a new free service that's just been rolled out and currently in alpha testing. It stands for digital audio recorder (.frequency...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Music, radio, Web Culture

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

Sony's new music service: a good deal or not?

Feb 17, 2011
Sony has announced a new subscription music service. They say they have 6 million songs on their servers. You can use it as a radio, picking the...
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, pandora, Rdio, rhapsody, Sony, Web Culture

Stuxnet news from Israel and Anonymous

Feb 16, 2011
Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports on a video played at a retirement party for General Gabi Ashkenazi. The video boasted of all the general's...
Posted In: anonymous, government, military, security, stuxnet, Web Culture

Wil Wheaton on portable data and technological surprises

Feb 16, 2011
Depending on how plugged in you are, you might know Wil Wheaton from the classic film Stand By Me or from his role as Wesley Crusher in Star Trek:...
Posted In: dropbox, Entertainment, gadgets, Web Culture, wil wheaton

New Flaming Lips song is complicated

Feb 15, 2011
That's because the band has released it as twelve separate YouTube videos, which all must be played at the same time in order to hear the song....
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, video, Web Culture, YouTube

NBA takes a cue from Farmville

Feb 14, 2011
This week, the NBA is introducing a new game on Facebook called NBA Legend. It lets you create a player avatar, join a team, and then have a...
Posted In: business, Facebook, farmville, jackie moon, NBA, social media, Web Culture

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