Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: "The Tempest"

Like a relentless storm, CGI and all kinds of tech doodads keep hitting Hollywood movies.

Now, it even shows up in spades in this upcoming film, “The Tempest,” with a fancy director (Julie Taymor), a fancy cast (Helen Mirren) and a fancy writer (William Shakespeare).

How many goodly creatures are there here!

How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,

That has such geek wizardry in’t!

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik