The Ones Who Disappear

Some of the greatest minds in high tech have given up the basics of internet life. Kevin Kelly, a founder of Wired magazine and the Long Now Foundation, reports that computer programming sage Donald Knuth no longer does e-mail. What happens when Knuth, the author of seminal trilogy The Art of Computer Programming,… » 7/08/08 7:30am 7/08/08 7:30am

Three Science Fiction Novels Recommended by Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman is the infamous inventor of several brilliant software tools, as well as the founder of the free software movement. He influenced an entire generation of computer nerds who took his ideas to heart and created software that you can freely modify — if you're reading this with free software browser… » 1/30/08 2:15pm 1/30/08 2:15pm