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  • April 15th, 2013

Richard Stallman visits OSU

Saint IGNUcius

  • 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

  • February 27th, 2012

News media should be able to rehost source material

On the web, what is published can be removed from publication at its source, for example this YouTube video of JFK's assassination. It was a gory video, and therefore someone reported it to YouTube as unnecessarily violent. YouTube deemed the video to be in violation of YouTube's policies regarding violence, and the video was subsequently pulled from YouTube.

  • February 23rd, 2012

JFK's assasination and computer enhancement

We have the technology to take archived video and enhance it, to make details more apparent than they were in the original. Necessarily, the emotional impact is increased.