Tag Archives: Wired

Miniature Mechanical Marvels

Wired‘s slideshow Vintage Japanese Robots Storm Sci-Fi Museum shows 13 pictures of neat toys, like Mechagodzilla bellow. The toys are from the personal collection of the designer Tom Geismar, from Chermayeff & Geismar, which has been collecting for decades. Those … Continue reading

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The 10 Gadgets That Changed the World

The 10 Gadgets That Changed the World is a Wired article that talks of some models of gadgets that we loved (or loved): TV, telephone, mobile, camera, microwave, videocassette recorder, video computer system, walkman, computer and a movie camera. I … Continue reading

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Gadgets for the Lazy

Are you a lazy person? If the answer is yes, you are going to love some of the weird products selected by Wired in the photo gallery Gadgets for the Lazy. I’m not a lazy person, but in some cold … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Internet Spoofs

The Best Internet Spoofs according to Wired: Neiman Marcus cookie recipe, Boycott gas companies for one day, Bill Gates wants to send you money, ILoo, Savetoby.com (that is very stupid), Tourist Guy, GI Joe hostage, Dihydrogen monoxide kills, Duke Nukem … Continue reading

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Tags…. Tagging…

Some links about tags and tagging…. tags…. Did I say that I love tags? Well, I love them. – Danah Boyd made a neat list of links about it: articles on tagging (help?). – Google Adds Tagging: Google has silently … Continue reading

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Sister Furong

One more Internet celebrity: Sister Furong on the Wired article No Sex, Please, We’re Repressed. Floozie or role model, attention monger or free spirit? For months, China has been debating what to make of its latest internet-born star, a young … Continue reading

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Hollywood Orders: Apple Wed Intel

I’m not a Mac girl but this is important and it’s about cinema also, so, go read the Wired article Hollywood Orders: Apple Wed Intel.

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Wired articles about Google

The Wired magazine has two new articles about Google: Check Yourself Out on Google – about the new tool My Search History; and Why Google Is Like Wal-Mart – a comparative article about what those two companies have in common. … Continue reading

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Happiness Is the Best Medicine

An interesting Wired article: Happiness Is the Best Medicine. The pursuit of it was written into the Declaration of Independence, but finding the causes and effects of that elusive “it” — happiness — has been notoriously difficult. Whatever brings you … Continue reading

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Wiki on Wired

Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, has 490,000 articles — in English alone. All together, including its French, German, Italian, Chinese, Spanish and many other versions, it has well over 1.3 million entries. But without its 16,000 contributors, Wikipedia would be about … Continue reading

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