Rémy Fortin

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FCC Chairman says he may ignore Obama on net neutrality

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has told web giants Google, Yahoo and others that he won't cave to pressure from the White House, declaring "I am an independent agency." His statement (already seized on by pundits for lack of the royal 'we') looks to be a direct response to President Obama's recent urging …

How Did Bob Dylan Get So Weird?

<b>In August,</b> a Bob Dylan album may well arrive in stores concrete and virtual. It may be called <i>Shadows in the Night.</i> It may have a song called “Full …

New Study Adds Up the Benefits of Climate-Smart Development in Lives, Jobs, and GDP

<b>Adding up the Benefits</b><p>Until now, socioeconomic benefits and environmental externalities, those consequences of industrial or commercial activities …

Reviews | Coldplay

Two years in the making, alternative rock band Coldplay’s new album, essentially a concept piece about Chris Martin’s break-up with Gwyneth Paltrow, …

Is “Do What You Love” Elitist?

Thanks to JSully for pointing me--in the context of our discussions here of New Work--in the direction of the recent Slate article, "In the Name of …

Baathism: An Obituary

<i>The end of an ideology.</i><p>IT IS CHEERING to reflect that, when Bashar Al Assad’s government finally collapses in Syria, the governing ideology known as …

Middle East

The Great MP3 Bitrate Experiment

Lately I've been trying to rid my life of as many physical artifacts as possible. I'm with Merlin Mann on CDs:<p>Although I'd extend that line of …

24/192 Music Downloads are Very Silly Indeed

Also see Xiph.Org's new video, Digital Show & Tell, for detailed demonstrations of digital sampling in action on real equipment!<p>Articles last month …

The 100 Most Important Dog Photos Of All Time

These dogs have changed our hearts, our lives, our world. Perhaps more so than these important cats.

Lobbying battle starts over open Internet

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this report mischaracterized the deals that Netflix has with Comcast and Verizon.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Let the lobbying begin.<p>The Federal Communications Commission's tentative approval of new network neutrality rules is just the outset of a four-month …

Pourquoi Sony, Warner et Universal Music entrent au capital de Shazam

Les trois majors du disque investissent 3 millions de dollars chacune pour prendre une participation dans la startup britannique, qui avait levé 40 …

Google Glass given to all medical students at UC Irvine- Technology News, Firstpost

The Google Glass knocked off its exclusive image and is now <b>available to everyone</b> in the US with $1500 to burn. In the past, we’ve often heard of the …

Google Glass

Google swamped by takedown requests after court ruling

Google Inc. is already getting requests to remove objectionable personal information from its search engine after Europe's top court ruled that …

Schmidt: EU Search Decision Struck the Wrong Balance

A ruling to allow people to be removed from search results has upset a natural balance, Schmidt said.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Marijuana Overdoses Kill 37 in Colorado On First Day of Legalization

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Betty translates plain english into command line code

The old-fashioned computer command line isn't going anywhere.<p>But it may soon learn to speak our language.<p>For all the advances in the way we interact …

Turn Blue

<i>Turn Blue</i>, the Black Keys‘ eighth studio album, opens with seven minutes of slow burn and eccentric fury. “Weight of Love” is the sort of uproar most …

A computer program to write your essays

By David Brancaccio and Dan Abendschein<p>April 30, 2014 | 8:53 AM<p>A writing professor at MIT has developed a computer program that writes a college essay in one second, after you input a few key words and it actually scores pretty well on an online grading system meant for actual human student writing.<p>…

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Why Algorithms Are The Next Star Designers

Rather than using software to draw and analyze a designer’s vision, Autodesk wants to use computing power to generate the idea itself. Will this render designers obsolete?<p>The industrial designer of the future might just be a computer. The traditional design process can be a laborious one, full of …

Programming Isn't Manual Labor, But It Still Sucks

<i>Peter Welch is a writer and programmer. He is the author of the book</i> And Then I Thought I Was a Fish <i>and the blog "Still Drinking"</i>.<p>Every friend I have …