TED launches TEDBooks on Kindle
Posted on 27-Jan-2011 08:54 News, General
New nonfiction short books available now through Amazon Kindle Singles for Amazon Kindle devices, on iPads, iPod touches, iPhones, Macs, PCs, BlackBerrys, Windows Phones and Android-based devices.
PC Magazine's 20th Annual Awards for Technical Excellence
Posted on 6-Nov-2003 19:10 News, General
PC Magazine, a Ziff Davis Media publication, announced the finalists for the 20th annual Awards for Technical Excellence. The awards recognize the products and influencers that have advanced the state of technology and set new standards for technical innovation.
This is a small world - six degrees of separation applies to e-mail too
Posted on 11-Aug-2003 09:18 News, General
University of Columbia sociologists Peter Sheridan Dodds, Duncan Watts and their colleagues have published the first results of the Small World Project, which uses the Internet to test the six degrees of separation theory. The article links to a recorded video, where Watts explains the theory that originated in the 1960s and contends that people are connected through a chain of no more than six people.