Peter Kafka

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Andreessen, Cerf, Berners-Lee Share U.K. Engineering Prize

Time for Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Louis Pouzin, Tim Berners-Lee and Marc Andreessen to book a trip to London to go see the Queen: The five men are sharing the first-ever Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, honoring their contributions to the Internet and the World Wide Web. More details about the designation, which comes with a £1 million grant, here.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus