* How copyright enforcement robots killed the Hugo Awards [UPDATED] (2012-Sep-06) [io9]
Last night, robots shut down the live broadcast of one of science fiction’s most prestigious award ceremonies. No, you’re not reading a science fiction story. In the middle of the annual Hugo Awards event at Worldcon, which thousands of people tuned into via video streaming service Ustream, the feed cut off — just as Neil Gaiman was giving an acceptance speech for his Doctor Who script, “The Doctor’s Wife.” Where Gaiman’s face had been were the words, “Worldcon banned due to copyright infringement.” What the hell?
* Don’t Use Your iPhone As Your Only Camera (2012-Sep-03) [thenextweb.com]
I’m an enormous advocate of iPhone photography, and I think that it’s incredible just how good the images can look. But it shouldn’t be your only camera, especially not on very important occasions.
* The Dragon Phylogeny Project [threadless| Blog]
The Dragon Phylogeny is an effort to map hypothetical evolutionary relationships among dragons. It’s true that these are mythical creatures, but the detail of their portrayal in historical art and literature makes them amenable to scientific analyses based on morphological variation.
- Dragon Phylogeny by sciencegeeks [threadless]
- The evolutionary history of dragons, illustrated by a scientist (2012-Aug-20) [io9]
* Epic Breakfast Cake (2011-Nov-23) [Baconology]
* Wolfram|Alpha Personal Analytics for Facebook (2012-Aug-30) [Wolfram|Alpha]
* The Story Board Ep. 2 “Concerning Characters”
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