August 29, 2006
August 25, 2006
What on earth has Billy Doctrove's agent been doing with himself this week? There's his client at the centre of one of the biggest sports stories of the year and all we hear is Darrell Hair this and Darrell Hair that. If I were the Dominican umpire I would be seeking alternative representation.
August 24, 2006
August 22, 2006
August 18, 2006
August 17, 2006
Across the border from Chinese-occupied Tibet, the tech infrastructure in this high mountain village is a mess.
But a former Silicon Valley dot-commer and members of the underground security group Cult of the Dead Cow are working with local Tibetan exiles to change that using recycled hardware, solar power, open-source software and nerd ingenuity.
A few days before he planted his head into the chest of the Italian defender Marco Materazzi in the World Cup final, ensuring an inglorious exit to an otherwise stellar soccer career, Zinédine Zidane stepped out onto the balcony of his Berlin hotel and had a smoke.
August 14, 2006
August 09, 2006
You're born, you work, you die. Jeff Taylor has already harnessed the power of the Internet to remake one of those three life events: He founded the job-search site Monster.com in 1994. Depending on which set of statistics you pick, Monster.com is either the largest or second-largest online hiring hall. Now, Taylor is ready to take on death.