Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Bookmarks: Some stuff to read on the internet

Boing Boing Gadgets reports on a market where the cassette is still king - prisons:

But who is buying Paris' cassettes? America's 2.3 million prisoners. Which brings us to the second advantage of tape over compact disc: a tape can't be broken apart and used as a shiv. Prisoners are allowed to have them. 60% of Paris' business is in cassette tapes.