KingJawa writes: Baseball season is starting this week, and nerds across the globe yawn. But rest assured, the game gets better when you have an all-robot All-Star team. R2D2 as catcher, the requisite Bender appearance, and even a paranoid android to round out the managerial staff.
KingJawa writes: Wikipedia blew away Encyclopedia Brittanica, but can the model be used to upset the magazine industry? Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, thinks so. His company, Wikia, today announced three open-source magazine-style sites where users can write about news, opinion and gossip — one magazine wiki each for politics, entertainment, and local interests. Each open-source magazine hands total editorial control to the readers, allowing them to read, write, edit, and dictate the editorial feel for each topic.