• 2011 In Tech: A Year Of Great Losses

    2011 In Tech: A Year Of Great Losses

    I don’t know much about A. Sachs, save for this one, memorable quotation attributed to the man: “Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives”. Indeed, the percentage of people essentially living on borrowed time is carved in stone (a hundred percent) while it’s anyone guess what the percentage of people on the planet is who are… Read More

  • RIP: Cloudbook maker, Everex 2008 – 2009

    The Cloudbook by Everex: It was one of the first netbooks released back in the wild and crazy days of 2008. But it didn’t start off on the right foot. Everex delayed the Cloudbook a few times and early reviews told a sad story, but it was eventually sold at Walmart. We never heard of anyone actually buying one though, but we’re sure someone out there probably did. Anyway, the… Read More

  • RIP: Gary Gygax, inventor of modern role playing, dead at 69

    [photopress:gygax.jpg,full,center] One of the worst parts about this job is writing about great figures in geekdom who pass on. Today is especially hard, as I have to bring news that Gary Gygax died earlier this morning. Gygax was the co-creator and driving force behind Dungeons & Dragons, arguably the most important tabletop game ever made. The Dungeon Master’s Dungeon Master had… Read More