NBC Chief: Apple Destroying Video Biz

NBC Chief: Apple Destroying Video Biz Yep, Apple’s the bad guy here. They provided the first viable means of buying and downloading music and video off the net and now NBC claims they’re destroying the industry. That makes senses. Why not just admit that you didn’t care for Apple having the upper hand in discussions, […]

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider God-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, wrongly believing that he has the Gods on his side. –Aristotle, Politica bk v (ca. 340 […]

The Sword and Laser

The Sword and Laser, a sci-fi fantasy bookclub. I already sent this to Wyatt – who is into sci-fi and books – but figured some other subscribers/readers might like to know about it as well. (via Veronica)