Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired How We Captured (Almost) All of the WIRED25 Portraits

Hexbyte Tech News Wired How We Captured (Almost) All of the WIRED25 Portraits

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For WIRED’s 25th anniversary issue, I wanted the portraits to be lively and fun and real. We were going to shoot 50 photographs—25 WIRED icons and the 25 people they think will shape the next 25 years, and I had my heart set on hiring a street photographer to shoot all 50. I first encountered…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Globally, Almost Four Out of Ten Music Consumers Are Pirates – TorrentFreak

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Globally, Almost Four Out of Ten Music Consumers Are Pirates – TorrentFreak

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With record companies licensing more than 45 million tracks to hundreds of digital services around the world, consumers have fewer reasons than ever to pirate music. Nevertheless, a new report by IFPI reveals that 38% of global music consumers still obtain content illegally. While torrent sites and cyberlockers used to be enemy number one, stream-ripping…