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Zuckerberg: Friends Who Gave Me Private Info “Dumb Fucks”

May 14, 2010

Exchange between a 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg and a friend shortly after Mark launched The Facebook in his dorm room: Zuck: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard Zuck: Just ask. Zuck: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS [Redacted Friend’s Name]: What? How’d you manage that one? Zuck: People just […]

Facebook Privacy – Rapidly Vanishing

May 13, 2010

Facebook’s Simple Privacy Settings

May 13, 2010

Mark Zuckerberg ‘hacked into emails of rivals and journalists’

March 11, 2010

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been accused of hacking into the email accounts of rivals and journalists in a series of articles run by¬† In the first instance, it said that, when Zuckerberg discovered that Harvard’s student newspaper The Crimson was planning on running an article on him in 2004, he used reporters’ Facebook logins […]

iPhone 2.0 software adds photo geo-tagging

May 23, 2008

Finally, a cool new feature leaked! The latest beta release of the iPhone 2.0 software sports location-based services for its camera and map applications, opening the door for geo-tagged camera photos. Can’t wait to see how this might integrate with Google Maps and iPhoto. And of course, this feature will be available free of charge […]

iPhone 3G Confirmed for June 9th – No new feature leaks?

May 20, 2008

According to Gizmodo, a highly reliable source has confirmed that Apple will announce their next-generation 3G iPhone model at the WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) in San Francisco on June 9th. And contrary to some rumors, the new phone will be available for sale immediately after launch. Unfortunately, no new clues as to which additional […]

Microsoft admits Windows Media Center enforces Broadcast Flag

May 20, 2008

The Broadcast Flag was an attempt by the FCC to mandate software and hardware controls on consumer devices. Put simply, this “feature” would have rendered every digital video recorder on the market, such as TiVos, useless and obsolete by allowing broadcasters to dictate which TV shows viewers were allowed to record and for how long […]

My Injured MacBook Pro

May 17, 2008

So here’s what happens when you accidentally drop your beloved MacBook Pro on the edge of a hard, wooden footstool. Thankfully everything is still in working order – even that USB port on ground zero. More painful images here: MacBook Photos

Microsoft helps NBC enforce nonexistent Broadcast Flag

May 17, 2008

As if consumers needed another reason to avoid DRM in general, and Microsoft products in particular, Windows Vista sufferers now report that Media Center blocks the recording of NBC broadcast TV shows. This just 3 years after the DC Court of Appeals struck down the FCC’s deplorable Broadcast Flag rule. ¬†read more | digg story

SXSW ’08 Video Clip

March 17, 2008

Here’s a quick video clip from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin. I made this in nothing flat using Animoto. Pretty cool. ¬†