Monthly Archive: November 2012

Do You Really own your Music, Books, etc, or are you just renting them?

Do You Really own your Music, Books, etc, or are you just renting them?

Over the summer, a potential lawsuit created some controversy by bringing to light an Apple policy saying that music was not transferable, and dies with you. It can’t be bequeathed. When you die, your music is gone, and you can’t bequeath it. That was frustrating to some, but this new detail is just ridiculous. Barnes and Noble’s policy and system only allow you to use your...

Should Free In-Flight Wifi be a First Class Perk?

Should Free In-Flight Wifi be a First Class Perk?

If you remember WAY back, I wrote about my experience with Gogo Inflight Internet, and seriously, internet makes the difference between a boring flight, and a productive flight. But current internet is prohibitively expensive for its’ speed. A one day pass on Gogo costs  $14. In an age where domestic airlines are trying to differentiate without raising costs, I was wondering why none of...

Hundreds Pay to Not Run in Non-Existant Marathon

Hundreds Pay to Not Run in Non-Existant Marathon

Do you dream of running a marathon, but have no athletic ability or will to do so whatsoever? On February 2nd YOU can make people think you ran a marathon as a part of the 1st Annual Run-Free Fake Marathon. I’m not even joking. This Kickstarter Project is a Psychological Experiment into how many forged photos and tweets and updates it takes to “make...