Here is a fancy tool that allows the user to select any combination along the two axes of mood (calm vs energetic; dark vs positive), and receive a list of relevant music acts in result which would correspond to that particular mood.
Just roll over the "mood pad" to define the mood of the radio!
Iceland is working on banning Internet pornography, calling explicit online images a threat to children.
'"There is a strong consensus building in Iceland," Halla Gunnarsdottir, an adviser to the nation's Interior Minister, told England's Daily Mail. "We have so many experts, from educationalists to the police and those who work with children behind this, that this has become much broader than party politics.
A member of the parliament committee studying the issue, Jonsdottir says a porn ban has "near zero" chance of passing parliament and that she's working to find other ways the government can help protect children from Web porn.
"Introducing censorship without compromising freedom of expression and speech is like trying to mix oil and water: It is impossible," she wrote. "I know my fellow MPs can often turn strange and dangerous laws into reality, but this won't be one of them."
Microsoft is overhauling its free webmail service, dropping the Hotmail brand it has used since acquiring the product in 1998, and adopting the name Outlook.com.
The new webmail service integrates the firm's Skype video chat functions
I think LJ seeking a membership boost has been long overdue. They have to adapt because in the meantime their rivals are not sleeping. If we calm down and wait what happens maybe we'd realise that they're actually trying to improve something rather then destroy the platform.
That said, having a backup plan like DreamWidth is never a bad thing =)
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The boss of image-sharing website fotopic.net has today failed to reassure users about the fate of thousands of their images.
NEWS UPDATE: Fotopic.net heads for liquidation
AP tracked down Stephen Dyer, director of Snappy Designs which owns fotopic.net.
AP relayed photographers' outrage over the apparent loss of their images as they clamour for information and try to contact the website's owner without success.
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