[gallery] The trouble with Google Books - Salon.com “Depending on who you ask, Google Books – the pioneering tech company’s ambitious plan to "digitally scan every book in the world” and make them searchable over the Web and in libraries – is either a marvelous, utopian scheme...

[gallery] In the Box Tour: Battles in Fake Iraq, Fort Irwin, California At its National Training Center (NTC), the US Army has constructed 13 Iraqi/Afghan-like villages (and, shhhh, a few “secret” villages). They’re populated with role-players as unpredictable townspeople, elusive snipers, with some exploding roadside bombs… all...

[gallery] Could Tumblr rival Twitter? Rucker says yes. “Realistically it can easy surpass Twitter in overall value,” he said. “It would be valued at nine figures based on just the page view number. But the real reason is because you can find a whole lot more of...