Journalism agenda: New PEW research- Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video,

Younger adults prefer to get their news in text, not video, according to new data from Pew Research Nieman Journalism Lab by Ricardo Bilton Digital publishers may be pouring time and energy into cranking up their video operations, but for a lot of their potential viewers, text is still the way to go. New data from … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: KickassTorrents has to move to… “DARPA’s Memex for searching the deep Web…

KickassTorrents Taken Down By Domain Name Seizure  TorrentFreak With millions of unique visitors per day KickassTorrents (KAT) is one the most used torrent sites on the Internet. DARPA’s Memex for searching the deep Web  Boing Boing by David Pescovitz DARPA’s “Memex” program is developing new search tools for the vast majority of the Web that isn’t indexed by … Read more

In the end, Bush won’t be prosecuted… #TortureReport

What Dick Cheney knew about the torture program Buried in the pages of the 525-page executive summary of the so-called CIAtorture report is a timeline showing when former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was briefed about the program July 29, 2003: According to the report, Huge anti-police violence protests set for D.C. and NYC  Mashable! by Colin … Read more

R.I.P. Philip Seymour Hoffman

  Last photo of Philip Seymour Hoffman taken. A tintype form this years Sundance film fest. Philip Seymour Hoffman Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment on Sunday. He was 46. In 2006, Hoffman won the Oscar for Best Actor for his starring role in Capote. Upon his nomination, Meghan O?Rourke interviewed Hoffman about his performance … Read more