Archive for September, 2010

Last week, the developers of “Diaspora”, an open source alternative to Facebook released the code of their application. Responses were mixed. Some found security issues, others critiqued the AGPL license, while many others merely expressed their excitement. Many people would like to see a project like Diaspora to be a success, if only because of its David […]


Book review I guess there are many more people who refer to Marshal McLuhan than people who have actually read his work. This is a pity. McLuhan is certainly worth reading. “Understanding Media” was written in 1964 and is widely considered to be a visionary book. The cover claims: “In 1964, this looked like the […]