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HOWTO Create a GPS Grafitti Space Invader

SF Weekly writes: With the aid of a GPS — and nary a can of spray paint — San Francisco graphic designer Vicente Montelongo has created a series of bike trails in the city shaped like videogame heroes of yore… … Continue reading

All the news that’s fit to print (or edit)

The New York Times used its influence to kill a story: that one of its reporters was kidnapped. It gained the agreement of countless other outlets to suppress the news. Wikipedia agreed to squelch attempts to break the story there, … Continue reading

Wii, iPhone and Flip winning because of recession, says NYT

Damon Darlin of the New York Times thinks that the Wii’s success since November 2006 was a “leading economic indicator” of a recession that began a year later and wasn’t confirmed until 2008. THE National Bureau of Economic Research hardly … Continue reading

Pogue turns the screw on RIM’s BlackBerry Storm

David Pogue at the NYT was among the most blunt of those who slammed the Storm. The response, he writes, is denial from RIM itself and a hundred-ish letters in his mailbag from customers who agree with him. Here’s just … Continue reading