Mark (executive editor) is a Portuguese-American, alternative journalist specializing in online journalism, social movements and global conflicts. His own program citizenreporter.org is one of the oldest and longest running current affairs podcasts on the internet. He enjoys ultimate frisbee and teaching new media in post-conflict countries.
Many people find it attractive, but what is the reason behind the attention? I’m sure it sounds like a low-hanging fruit topic, because there is nothing revolutionary about saying “people (men more famously) are prone to looking at cleavage.” Yet what do you know about why it is attractive? What scientific or biological reason is …Continue Reading
More than 30 years later, looking back at one of the first home computers. When it was released in March of 1981, Timex’s ZX81 was one of the first computers available for purchasing by the general public. It may not look like much by today’s touch-screen-LED standards, but this little tank had 1kb of …Continue Reading
The science behind those brilliant ideas you get while you’re scrubbing. When I’m in the shower I become a cross between Albert Einstein, Mark Zuckerberg, and Leonardo daVinci. Whether it is 7am or 11pm, if I’m applying the shampoo then I’m surely hatching brilliant schemes and making idea connections that I don’t seem to make …Continue Reading
You look over the edge. You think, “what if?” But why? I grew up going back and forth between New Jersey and New York City, which often meant going over a bridge. And that is probably my earliest memory of sitting in the car wondering, what if we drive off this bridge? Years later I …Continue Reading
With the help of a DIY micro-controller, Bach will never be the same. This simple Arduino add-on is a fun option that helps you play with sound, in this case by speeding it up or slowing it down. Its part of the ever growing catalog of do it yourself LadyAda electronics kits that have …Continue Reading