Thursday, September 17

Tech Dimensions (4#) -

Maybe a Sonic Screwdriver . . .

Cuba has announced that it will offer public Internet access at the island's post offices, but no one is quite sure yet exactly what kind of access it will be. Cuba currently offers access to its own brand of internal Intranet, but blocks access to the World Wide Web. Other issues which remain murky involve bandwidth and cost.

Evgeny Morozov picks up the story and explores it further, giving us the latest Net developments for both Cuba and Burma.

# What’s hot off the presses today? Maybe a couple of million more out of print books. Google is making them available to be printed again on the Espresso Book Machine. And Book Dwarf is cheering.

# Best Doctor Who episode voted by fans.