by Sterling Camden Apparently, Google thinks they’re so un-evil that they can expiate the sins of their advertising clients. Lauren Turner, posting on the Google Health Advertising Blog, criticizes Michael Moore’s new movie, Sicko: Moore attacks health insurers, health providers, and pharmaceutical companies by connecting them to isolated and emotional stories of the system at […]
Will video game addiction soon become a part of the official psychiatric diseases list? That certainly seems to be the wish of a team of medical experts presenting their video games addiction study two days ago at the American Medical Association congress. This report responds to Resolution 421, adopted at the 2006 Annual Meeting, which […]
I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I find it incredibly annoying when non-tech people assume that system administrators are walking computer encyclopedias. With this in mind, here are a few pieces of advice that will get you a few extra brownie points from your favorite system administrator: 1- Asking questions about how to […]
Fellow blogger Amber over at Painfully Hip just pubbed a nice, witty piece educating us, male geeks, on how we should dress. So if you’re currently single and looking for your significant other, head over to her place and try to apply some of her words of wisdom to your wardrobe. I’m sure this will help […]
by Brian Boyko Contributor, [GAS] A television pilot which recast Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun as suburbanites, who get into trouble when their wacky neighbors, the Goldsteins, move in. Yes, this really was made. And here’s the horrible, horrible proof.
by Brian Boyko Contributor, [GAS] Over at Network Performance Daily, I was able to get an interview with Wafaa Bilal, an Iraqi-American artist who is currently living for 30 days in his installation, which allows people over the Internet to shoot him with a paintball gun, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The […]
By Matt Pearson Contributing Writer, [GAS] This very interesting and thought-provoking video came across my desktop this morning thanks to the continuing awesomeness of the Songbird Blog. Chris Messina, currently of Citizen Agency, and previously of Flock and SpreadFirefox fame, comments candidly yet poignantly on Firefox, the direction of Mozilla, and the current and future […]
According to a new study recently conducted by research firm Media-Screen, Americans currently spend around half of their spare time, 48% of it exactly, online. This means that people now prefer to surf the web instead of spending quality time with their friends and family. Depressing isn’t it? What does that say about the future […]