Gil Scott-Heron, RIP

Gil Scott-Heron was one of a kind. His politically-infused songs and poetry defined a new generation of activism for many people in the ’70s and ’80s. The “Godfather of Hip-Hop” died on Friday, May 27, 2011 in New York. Remembering Gil, here’s a video of his best known work, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.

Miro 4 - Official Release Tomorrow

Prepare to be blown away, get out of the walled garden and dump Apple iTunes.


Miro 4 has just been released! We believe the open media world can be just as integrated and usable as the closed, top-down, DRM'ed systems of companies like Apple. And we want to prove it. Miro, free and open-source, is now a full alternative to iTunes and Windows Media Player:

What is Google Hiding?

Remember when you could search Google and actually find what you were looking for and now you can't...

Eli Pariser of the progressive organization MoveOn says the Internet is hiding things from us, and we don’t even know it. In this TED Talk he calls out Facebook, Google and other corporations who are transforming the Internet to suit their corporate interests: