Month: October 2004

Interview with Lucas Gonze of Webjay

Great, great, great interview with Lucas Gonze, who’s a P2P expert and founded the decentralization mailing list. Richard: There has been a lot of talk recently about the “Internet as Platform”, meaning decentralized web services and the “network effects” that

Posted in Internet

Drifting reaches the NYT

Drifting is another data point to support the “Cool Japan” thesis. Since that first parking-lot event, Irwindale has offered events and exhibitions by the top Japanese drifters, including the 2004 Formula Drift Grand Prix in August, which drew a standing-room-only

Posted in Japan, Toyota

Bush wore a wire

You have to click through Salon’s advertising to read the article for free, but it’s clear that Bush was lying to the American public with respect to whatever was hidden underneath his shirt during the first debate. Dr. Robert M.

Posted in News, Photo

sharing logins to news sites

Another reason why registration-only sites are challenged. Subscriber and user data will be unreliable. Why Web Publishers Fear a Little Sharing []

Posted in Blogs, Internet

HST for Kerry

The inestimable Dr. Hunter S. Thompson doesn’t seem to appreciate the finer points of G. W. Bush. Richard Nixon looks like a flaming liberal today, compared to a golem like George Bush. Indeed. Where is Richard Nixon now that we

Posted in News