weekend open forum articles

Weekend Open Forum: How do you prefer to read books?

Weekend Open Forum: How do you prefer to read books?

Technology has cast a wide-reaching net over virtually every aspect of daily life. Even mundane tasks like reading have been transformed over the years. It arguably started with newspapers and magazines as many turned to the web for speedier and…
Weekend Open Forum: Would you move off world?

Weekend Open Forum: Would you move off world?

Take a moment to sort through the myriad implications of leaving our planet and explain why you would or wouldn’t move off world. What are the social or environmental pressures that would convince you to leave? What technological advances would…
Weekend Open Forum: Will you upgrade to Haswell?

Weekend Open Forum: Will you upgrade to Haswell?

Intel’s fourth generation Core series processor is finally available for purchase. As Steven noted in his review of the Core i7-4770K, the level of performance from Ivy Bridge to Haswell is similar to what was observed when going from Sandy…
Weekend Open Forum: Imagining Google's own country

Weekend Open Forum: Imagining Google's own country

Google CEO Larry Page wants to set aside a part of the world for unregulated experimentation. Let’s help him out.  Where should this place be? What should it be called? Who would rule it? What sort of experiments should be run? What about privacy? Would you live there?

WOF: Biggest tech failures of 2012

WOF: Biggest tech failures of 2012

When we asked this question a year ago most of you agreed that AMD’s FX brand relaunch, Sony’s PSN data breach, Netflix’s Qwikster spin-off, and HP’s handling of WebOS while almost quitting the PC market were among the worst tech…