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High voltage music: Behind the scenes with ArcAttack - A look at the technology behind ArcAttack's Tesla coil music show.

High voltage music: Behind the scenes with ArcAttack - A look at the technology behind ArcAttack's Tesla coil music show.
By James Turner
September 27, 2011

ArcAttack creates a maniacal combination of music and mad science that uses half-million-volt Tesla coils to play songs. We caught up with Steve Ward, a recent addition to the ArcAttack crew, at MakerFaire NY and asked him about the technology behind the show.

The truth about data: Once it's out there, it's hard to control - Jeff Jonas on data ownership, security concerns, and privacy trade offs.

By Jenn Webb
April 4, 2011

In a recent interview, Jeff Jonas, IBM distinguished engineer and chief scientist at IBM Entity Analytics, discussed the willingness of consumers to give away their data and the issues around data replication.

One foot in college, one foot in business - Joe Hellerstein on how enterprise-academic partnerships can help open source.

One foot in college, one foot in business - Joe Hellerstein on how enterprise-academic partnerships can help open source.
By Jenn Webb
March 9, 2011

Joe Hellerstein, a professor in the UC Berkeley science department, explains how a new partnership model is improving the professional development around an open source project.

The "dying craft" of data on discs - Urban Mapping's Ian White on the shift toward data as a service.

By David Sims
January 27, 2011

Urban Mapping CEO Ian White discusses the changing way that data is being sold, and the move to providing data as a service.

Backtype: Using big data to make sense of social media - Nathan Marz on the data tools that help marketers understand their social media efforts.

By David Sims
January 11, 2011

Nathan Marz of Backtype discusses his work with Hadoop, Cascading and Clojure.

Big data faster: A conversation with Bradford Stephens - The founder of Drawn to Scale explains how his database platform does simple things quickly.

Big data faster: A conversation with Bradford Stephens - The founder of Drawn to Scale explains how his database platform does simple things quickly.
By David Sims
January 6, 2011

Bradford Stephens, founder of of Drawn to Scale, discusses big data systems that work in "user time."

@RIARadio - MAX 2010 Day 2

@RIARadio - MAX 2010 Day 2
By Garth Braithwaite
November 16, 2010

Day 2 we talked to Kevin Lynch, Elad Elrom, Bruno Fonzi, Roundarch (Adam Flater, Jesse Freeman, and David Meeker), Kevin Wentzel, Universal Mind (Joe Johnston, Chris Scott, and Mike Nimer), EffectiveUI (RJ Owen and Leonard Souza), Brian Rinaldi, Puneet Goel, Ted Patrick, Steve & Brenda Rankin, and RIM (Mike Kirkup)

Interview With Chuck Freedman

By Jesse Freeman
September 29, 2010

Chuck Freedman is the chief channel evangelist at litl, creating an ecosystem for Flash content as channels across litl devices throughout the digital home. Managing his 3rd Flash based platform, Chuck has also launched Flash/Flex SDKs for Yahoo! Maps...

Destination: New York City

By Justin J. Moses
September 10, 2010

I’m Australian. I grew up in Sydney and have lived there most of my life. It’s an incredible city, which rivals any in the world for natural beauty. Nevertheless, I’ve had a soft spot for New York since I...

TOC Evolvers: WingedChariot Press - Neal Hoskins and the wonderful world of picture book apps

By Kat Meyer
August 17, 2010

WingedChariot is a young publisher of international, multi-lingual picture books. Founded in 2005 as a print publisher, WingedChariot made launched into digital in 2009--and were the first paper publisher to...

What publishers can and should learn from "The Elements" - Theodore Gray, author of "The Elements," on interactivity, apps vs. ebooks, and the future of print.

By Mac Slocum
August 12, 2010

Theodore Gray, author/creator of "The Elements," shares his thoughts on interactivity in ebooks, why programmers should be treated like authors, and why he believes the print form will continue to exist for quite some time.

TOC Evolvers: OR Books - John Oakes shares a bit about OR Books

By Kat Meyer
August 7, 2010

Publishing is like the weather: we all talk about it, but no one's doing anything to fix it. So we decided to give it a try.

#FollowReader: Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading

By Kat Meyer
August 4, 2010

Note from the editor: #FollowReader is a weekly Twitter-based conversation focusing on topics of interest to the the book and reading community. Co-hosted by me (@KatMeyer), and Charlotte Abbott (@CharAbbott),...


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