* New Sword & Laser episode is up! LARP-off! – The S&L Podcast #030
* Facebook Further Reduces Your Control Over Personal Information (2010-Apr-19) [EFF]
* Man dies after wheelie bin ride (2010-Apr-19) [The Age]
… The extraordinary success of Apple’s App Store — the tightly controlled and very-non-open-source software platform for the iPhone and iPad — has compelled some openness evangelists to reconsider. Meanwhile, it has become clear that the revolution in user-generated content has not been very revolutionary in producing the analytical war coverage or investigative journalism that mainstream media outlets offer. And even Wikipedia, that great symbol of the 21st-century faith in crowd wisdom, is pushing away from total openness. …
– Challenging the Limits of Open Society (2010-Apr-23) [NY Times]
Google Government requests
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– Government requests
Doctor Who – The Eleventh Hour
(To the Atraxi) One more, just one. Is this world protected?
Because you’re not the first one to come here, oh there have been so many, and what you’ve got to ask is ‘what happened to them?’
Hello, I’m the Doctor. Basically… run.
— The Doctor, “The Eleventh Hour” [view]
* Eleven at Eleven (2010-Apr-05) [Siskoid's Blog of Geekery]
* Doctor Who, “The Eleventh Hour”: Matt Smith debuts (2010-Apr-17) [NJ.com]
* Doctor Who – The Eleventh Hour – A Review – Caution, Contains Some Spoilers (2010-Apr-06) [Random Ramblings]