Google Reader Being Retired
The media is a big part of the message.
newsbueter + elinks make the webs a noticeably different place.
New York Data Centers Battle Floods, Utility Outages
WRT Datagram, the data center isn't in the basement, the generator is.
Why Google Needs Firefox
Ummm... maybe someone could mod parent up?
Inducement To Piracy, Adobe Style
If you're a small company, just starting out, and you're not locked into Photoshop for some reason, there's no reason to start producing files in that format. I
But when you want to hire employees or freelancers or accept files from clients or send files to a printer or basically do anything beyond doodling in your bedroom you are locked into the Photoshop/Indesign/Illustrator/PDF/EPS Adobe ecosystem because it's the defacto standard in the creative market.
Which is a main point of TFA.
NYT Paywall Cost $40 Million: How?
Great theory but Newscorp does not own the New York Times, it owns the New York Post.
Ch-Ch-Chatting With the South Pole's IT Manager
...was a little underwhelming, looks like it was done a pen plotter although it does convey a certain 70's scientific vibe.
Also, where are the iceweasel/icedove/firefox/icewm jokes?