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  • July 9th, 2013

"Dirty Wars" is powerful, emotional advocacy

At what point does a documentary stop being a documentary and cross over into advocacy, or drama? "Dirty Wars" was thought-provoking, but it blurred the lines between documentary and docudrama.

  • April 15th, 2013

Richard Stallman visits OSU

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  • April 14th, 2013

Aurora Chasing

As I stayed up late last night waiting for a piece of the Sun's vomit to impact Earth's magnetosphere and release photons into my eyes, I realized that it probably wasn't going to happen. So I went to bed.

  • March 11th, 2013

Writers Talk interview with Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow has finished his tour of the United States, promoting his newest novel, Homeland. After a couple of failed intercepts, Doctorow and I sat down on Friday, Feb. 22 at opposite ends of the telephone network to talk about Homeland, writing sequels, writing science fiction and the absurdity of Hollywood depictions of technology.

  • September 27th, 2012

Fact-checking SMH's "enemy of the state"

There's a lot of talk in the news sphere right now about Julian Assange being labeled a "enemy of the state".

  • September 1st, 2012

How I interviewed a man who wouldn't talk

My most-recent piece for The Lantern reatured an interview with Nikhil Chopra, a performance artist. As part of his performance "inside out: As the stars viewed the Palace," Chopra didn't talk

  • May 18th, 2012

Sunset solar eclipse to brush Columbus Sunday

The partial eclipse will begin at 7:23 p.m. and will continue until the sun sets at 7:42 p.m., according to NASA's website.

  • April 24th, 2012

Newsroom tweeting and the impossibility of preventing information dissemination

A recent article on the Huffington Post website reflects the strange ways that new technology is influencing government, this time in courts.

  • March 25th, 2012

White House petition seeks doubled NASA budget