Saturday, December 01, 2001
Today's net radio: BBC Radio
Out the Maelstrom: Biopunk and the Violence of Information, from
M/C, and some related slides.
Random access memory:
an experiment in collective recollection [via Bifurcated Rivets]
Station space walk
Space station crew members will go out Monday to remove this piece of
wire blocking the Progress' docking hatch.
Zero-point energy stardrive
space travel? Scientists from EarthTech International propose using zero-point
energy to drive the interstellar ships.
How much oil is left? Morning Edition talks about the
debate in the context of dropping prices today and rising
U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern supplies.
NPR's Nina Totenberg gives background on COPA and then reports
on the Supreme Court hearing on the law.
Journalism as terrorism
Zimbabwe's war on "terrorist journalists" escalates: new law requires
journalists to be citizens and to be registered if working for a
Ashcroft is considering
relaxing the restrictions preventing the FBI from
spying on religious and political organizations.