Items tagged tech

La montagne de déchets électroniques pèsera cette année plus que la Muraille de Chine

"As of this year, the mountain of electronic waste will weigh more than the Great Wall of China."

Tags: tech, environment

Street Views

Long, stunning dive into the history of urban photography at the intersection of technology and society.

Tags: media, tech, history, society, cities

The race to save indigenous languages using automatic speech recognition

Tags: language, representation, tech

Singapore is testing autonomous robots to catch smokers and other “undesirable social behaviors”

Tags: tech, law

Turns out b2evolution is now a complete social networking app, and looks really nice. Large, but clear and easy to figure out. Edit: also fast. Too bad it's basically abandoned.

Tags: internet, tech

Just completed my periodic survey of the flat-file CMS market. FlatPress is a decent option I missed so far. Kind of dusty and creaky, but usable. Bludit is still unbeatable.

Tags: internet, tech

California restaurant turns to sassy robot for extra help as it struggles to hire workers

Tags: food, business, tech

The Return of the Automat

Tags: food, tech, culture

In Praise of The Yard Goat

Tags: tech, history, media

Meet the people fighting to keep a language alive online

Tags: tech, language

Fostering a culture that values stability and reliability

Tags: tech, culture

Read this before you buy a Soviet camera

Tags: vintage, tech

The Theremin Is 100 Years Old; Celebrating The Spookiest Of Instruments

Tags: cool, music, tech

What Is A Wankel Engine And How Does It Work?

Tags: tech, education

Thomas Dolby's Very Different View Of Progress

Tags: tech, music

Moscow's blockchain voting system cracked a month before election

Tags: tech, politics

How a Cooling Vest Invented by a Furry Made Its Way Into the U.S. Military

Tags: cool, tech, culture

Des micros dans les rues de Saint-Étienne pour assurer la sécurité des habitants

Tags: tech, law

Technology can't prevent hard border in Ireland if Brexit means customs controls, firms told

Tags: uk, tech, politics

The Vacuum Tube’s Many Modern-Day Uses

Tags: vintage, music, tech

Peter Jackson Restored, Colorized 100 Hours of World War I Footage

Tags: movies, tech, history

Hologram Concert Tours Are Now a Real Thing, Starting With Roy Orbison

Tags: music, tech

How To Kill Your Tech Industry

Tags: tech, gender

So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

Tags: gender, tech, culture

Women in tech: Why Bulgaria and Romania are leading in software engineering

Tags: tech, gender

Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

Tags: media, tech

The problem with a technology revolution designed primarily for men

Tags: gender, tech

Joshua Browder's Bot for parking tickets

Tags: law, tech

Big computers, big hair: the women of Bell Labs in the 1960s

Tags: tech, gender, history

How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

Tags: tech, business, culture

10 Incredible Stories of Non-CGI Filmmaking

Tags: movies, tech

Selling Out and the Death of Hacker Culture

Tags: tech, culture

lcamtuf's blog: On journeys

Tags: culture, tech, history

Yours to cut out and keep

Microscopes made of paper may help the diagnosis of tropical diseases

Tags: cool, science, tech

Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown

Digital infrastructure exceeding limits of human control, industry experts warn

Tags: business, tech

What Is the Business of Literature?

As technology disrupts the business model of traditional publishers, the industry must imagine new ways of capturing the value of a book.

Tags: books, business, tech

On Artifacts Future and Past

Tags: art, history, space, tech, culture

Pilots Vs Maintenance Engineers

Tags: tech, humor

A visit to the electronics markets of Shenzhen

Tags: tech, culture, travel

Copy-protection for vinyl in the 1970s

Tags: media, tech