FACING FACEBOOK

As a special treat for our regular readers, we have nothing to say about Facebook. Meanwhile, back at the ranch … Virtual Reality at the Mall “Virtual Reality” has been over-hyped as a way to experience a movie or game. But it may be about to bring you into the mall. At the Westfield Century City mall in Los Angeles last month, six people at a time were allowed into a special room containing a virtual “Alien Zoo.” Those who made the trip viewing other-worldly animals said the 12-minute journey was something like being inside “Jurassic Park.” Participants, wore goggles and backpacks, fended off aliens and in general had a whopping good extra-terrestrial time. The company that set it up […]

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DUDE, WHERE’S MY CAR?

Topics: Finding your car, looking out for bogus email, sharing your opinions, and Google Now.

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FREE LECTURES

You can get free college lectures at guidetoonlineschools.com/online-classes.

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NOW PLAYING ON YOUR CELL PHONE

Lexy.com delivers sports highlights, news updates, science headlines, etc. to your phone.

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BLOG TALK RADIO

We wrote about BlogTalkRadio when it started two years ago. Anyone and every one can host their own radio show for free, simply by registering at the web site: BlogTalkRadio.com.

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CAST YOUR PODS UPON THE INTERNET

We’re big fans of “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me,” the radio show from National Public Radio. But we often forget to turn it on. Solution: Record the podcast from the Internet.

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BOOKS: “THE PODCASTING BIBLE”

The “Podcasting Bible,” by Steve Mack and Mitsch Ratcliffe (Wiley, $34.99, available at www.wiley.com.

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BOOKS: "THE PODCASTING BIBLE"

The “Podcasting Bible,” by Steve Mack and Mitsch Ratcliffe (Wiley, $34.99, available at www.wiley.com.

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