Holy cow, I wrote a book!
You can always count on The Register for
a snarky take on the day's technology news. Today's favorite is this
"review" of the nTAG, which ends with
Well, we think that any sane person would have to held at gunpoint
to induce them to carry an electronic device which, besides containing personal or
other information which is transmitted wirelessly, can also be tracked by event organisers
and makes the wearer look like a complete muppet. We could be wrong, of course.
Even more mainstream papers like
can develop quite an attitude. They recently
the furore over that thing that everybody is talking about
but the courts have forbidden the press from reporting on.
My favorite is still this
of things we don't miss. I don't understand three quarters
of it but I don't care;
it's still a riot.
Why are newspapers in the States so stodgy?
The only wild goofiness in a major paper I can think of
offhand is the Washington Post
Style Invitational, but they wouldn't dare let any of this infect
their "serious" news...