Monday, June 20, 2005
- The Japanese newspaper Mainichi has published U.S. journalist George Weller's long-censored first-hand account of the Nagasaki bombing's aftermath
- This Gizmodo gadget looks like a great conversation piece - the Spark Fun portable rotary cell phone. Yes, it's a standard old-school rotary desk phone with cell phone innards.
"Future is waiting for us. With hollow skeletons or downsized ugly creatures with bulgy eyes - it's not important. Important thing is that there will be a footprint left.[via Boing Boing]
Footprint of civilization.
Cement, metal and dust not claimed by anyone.
They are eternity."
- Fear of fallen fruit suits prompts UK farmers to axe trees [via Overlawyered]
- Kuro5hin's bobej on Why the Recording Industry is Doomed, P2P or not
- Kodak has announced it will stop manufacturing black and white photo paper [Slashdot}
- Remember the recent massive CardSystems credit card information breach, that has exposed up to 40 million credit card users to identity theft? Well, according to The New York Times, CardSystems apparently wasn't even supposed to have that information in the first place. Not a comforting tought. [TechDirt]