RSS is Dead; Long Live RSS!

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Steve Gillmor says that RSS is dead.   As a member of the RSS Advisory Board, I feel compelled to inform Mr. Gillmor that his pronouncement is a bit premature. Gillmor’s point seems to be that people no longer directly consume RSS feeds through their feed readers – that […]

Goats Invade Silicon Valley

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] So Google is getting in on the whole “going green” thing by foregoing the “noisy mowers that run on gasoline and pollute the air” in favor of renting a bunch of goats to chew on the lawn at the company headquarters in Mountain View. Two hundred of them hang […]

Science is Sexy: Will the Large Hadron Collider Blow Us Up?

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] Maybe you’ve heard about the recent controversy over the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva.  This device, probably the most complex machine ever devised by man, has been the focus of much debate because of its potential to do two things. Be an enormous waste of money Create a black […]

Were You Here Before Oprah?

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Seeing Oprah start “tweeting” made me realize a few things: Celebrities who are not comedians or geeks twittering is just a bad, bad idea. I realize that this probably just makes me a snob, but Oprah’s credibility goes down once I learn that she can’t use apostrophes correctly. My […]