Evolve Foundation launches a $100 million fund to find startups working to relieve human suffering

It seems there's nothing but bad news out there lately, but here's some good news -- the nonprofit Evolve Foundation has raised $100 million for a new fund called the Conscious Accelerator to combat l

Immigrant eyes

Over the past few years we've seen a lot of anger. We've seen a seemingly sane country cut itself off from mainland Europe and we've seen a seemingly beneficent border police force turn angry. We've h

London’s Black Cabs Turn To Crowdfunding To Fight Uber

The battle between London's black cabs and upstart incomer Uber has been a relatively subdued affair thus far -- aside from the odd scuffle and some roadblocking demonstrations last year. Not for Brit

The biggest problem with the Kindle

I was on a flight yesterday with Kindle in hand, hoping to read a little of Dan Brown’s Dress Up an Urban Legend in Faux Scholarship and Sell it to Deracinated People and found the biggest probl

Chris "Long Tail" Anderson is mad as hell and will not take it anymore

Another long tail. HA! Bloggers with little or no access to PR folks — here’s your chance. Chris Anderson, EIC of Wired, is pissed off at a bunch of marketing folks who keep bombarding him

German Throws Computer Out Window, Escapes Fine

Whether it’s a blue screen of death, a kernel panic, or even just a lag in Firefox, sometimes we just want to smash our computers. It’s perfectly OK to want to do so, but to actually do it

He Said, She Said, Vista Style

So like Bill and Jim were emailing each other and Jim was all like “I got a new girlfriend,” and Bill is all like “No you didn’t.” And Jim was like “Yeah, it’