Spotify about to launch a web radio?

Spotify is planning to launch a radio service similar to Pandora. According to reports Spotify is smooching with potential content partners already. At Spotify it’s the users themselves building lists which could be fed into a radio stream, at Pandora it’s an automated recommendation system that starts streaming stuff as soon as you gave the…

text-camera

Matt Richardson developed ‘The Descriptive Camera’, a gadget that works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, this prototype outputs a text description of the scene. Modern digital cameras capture gobs of parsable metadata about photos such as…

Piratebay launches airborne servers

For those who missed this striking headline (like me) – The Pirate Bay now starts to place it’s severs on microplanes and drones to avoid someone taking their landbound servers down. With the development of GPS controlled drones, far-reaching cheap radio equipment and tiny new computers like the Raspberry Pi, we’re going to experiment with…