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  • Steve Jobs getting his own postage stamp in 2015

    Steve Jobs getting his own postage stamp in 2015
    IPod. IPad. IStamp? Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and chief executive of Apple, is among several pop culture figures who will be featured on U.S. postage stamps over the next few years. The stamp for Jobs, who led Apple during its creation and then...
  • A TV show made a whole episode about finding Steve Jobs' mouse

    A TV show made a whole episode about finding Steve Jobs' mouse
    Seriously, folks. I know Steve Jobs is totally amazeballs and all that, and changed the world, and gave us the iPhone, and rocked those turtlenecks.  But I think our obsession for all things Jobsian has just passed a new threshold of mania.  Someone...
  • A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%

     A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%
    In a show of misdirection worthy of a conjurer, though not a very good conjurer, Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw has again tried to depict the 1% as exceptional individuals making unique contributions to the economy or culture, rather than...
  • As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to record it

    As technology explodes, A Total Disruption is there to record it
    Inside a small TV studio in Los Angeles, Ondi Timoner is absorbed again in the making of documentaries. She's on the phone discussing editing options for one project, then planning for the fundraising event of another. Standing nearby is director...
  • Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers
    For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills. Booksellers stocked few titles in the language of Cervantes, and those they carried came at a hefty premium. A paperback copy of "Don Quijote" in the original Spanish...
  • Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks

    Leaps of faith and appetites for work attract Tom Hanks
    In 1979, when Tom Hanks was just another struggling New York actor, he withdrew a biography of Walt Disney from the public library and found himself fascinated by the animator's story, in particular his tenaciousness in the face of early professional...
  • Daft Punk strikes a chord with its retro-funky 'Get Lucky'

     Daft Punk strikes a chord with its retro-funky 'Get Lucky'
    Had Steve Jobs commissioned a song, it would have felt like Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Modern but ageless. Sleek, streamlined, memorable and futuristic. "We're up all night to get some, we're up all night for good fun," Pharrell optimistically declares,...
  • Technology 2013: The loss of privacy is digitized

    Technology 2013: The loss of privacy is digitized
    The setting: a gloomy metropolis in the not-too-distant future. Endless rows of identically clad proles sit before a giant screen, watching Big Brother rant about the virtues of group think. "We are one people with one will, one resolve, one cause!" he...
  • With Quora, San Quentin inmates freed from social media lockdown

    With Quora, San Quentin inmates freed from social media lockdown
    SAN FRANCISCO -- How do new inmates cope with the lack of privacy in prison? What advice would an inmate give someone facing a long prison sentence? What are the effects of incarceration on inmates' families? All good questions, none of which had good...
  • Hey, Apple fans: Quit complaining

    Hey, Apple fans: Quit complaining
    Apple's big event has just concluded, which means that the commentaries overpraising its new products and grousing about ungranted wishes are on their way to your computer and smartphone pixels already. (My LA Times colleagues are on the case here. Here...
  • What's at stake for Apple with iPad event

    What's at stake for Apple with iPad event
    Has the tablet revolution run out of steam? Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...